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August 18, 2016

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The Art of Showing Sock

Gosling does it right! There is a very fine line, when wearing suits especially, to showing off too much sock (i.e. your trousers are too short) and not showing enough. I, myself, have battled with getting the perfect trouser length on every pair of trousers/jeans/pants that I own. But it’s a hard thing to do and if not done right, can leave you with too many breaks in your trousers or simply too much sock […]

November 7, 2014

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The Shoe Snob Socks!

We have finally added a new product to our selection of goodies at www.theshoesnob.com and what is better than some nice, knee-length socks in Egyptian Cotton Lisle? Currently coming in 11 colors, which is hopefully enough to sink your teeth into, we are confident that you will find something that suits your needs! This is only the beginning, so stay tuned as we continuously try to add not only new colorways, but of course, new […]

May 23, 2013

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Mes Chausettes New Selection + Brick & Mortar Shop

My favorite sock suppliers have recently undergone a big revamp of their company, not only by nearly doubling their selection of beautiful socks, but even more impressive by opening up their own lovely boutique in the wonderful city of Paris. Much like myself, the individuals at Mes Chausettes Rouges are a group of young, driven individuals of whom I believe are leading the way not only in sock offerings but also in customer service & […]

February 21, 2011

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Snob Socks – Mes Chaussettes Rouges

One thing that truly separates the sartorially savvy from the sartorially dumb is the right pair of socks. Sure, you could go on the rest of your life matching your socks to your pants and no one would think twice, but how fun is that? Socks are the one thing that you can truly be bold on and still be subtle. For instance, here in England (specifically London) many men dress absolutely conservative (e.g. navy […]