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July 10, 2018

Bright Socks – Best for Hot Days

When you live in a cold and/or grey place it is not so desirable to do two things that are frequently done in warmer climates: 1. Wear bright socks and 2. Go sockless. Having lived in NYC for a year now I have started to do more of both. It is just so hot here and wearing dark colors just makes you feel hotter. And some days wear anything (on your feet) is just a […]

April 10, 2017

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Contrasting Socks – Adding Flare to Your Outfit

There is an art to wearing the right socks for ones outfit. And within that art are several schools of thought on how to go about perfecting that art. For this post I thought that we could take a look at those 3 ideas and go over the pro’s and con’s of each and ultimately give one the thumbs up (as I am sure from the title we all know which one it will be!). […]

April 29, 2016

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The Shoe Snob Socks Refill and New Merino Wool Offerings

We recently just took refill of our knee length 100% Egyptian Cotton socks just in time for this nice weather to start becoming more permanent. And on top of that we also added two new colors: a Dark Charcoal color for the more conservative sock wearers and a deep Crimson red (far left one above) for the slightly more daring. We have also introduced The Shoe Snob Merino Wool blend sock into our line-up, currently […]

October 31, 2013

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The Parisian Trunk Show (plus new Wallingford colorway)

With a bit of down time, I thought that I would sneak in some pics of what I am getting up to here in Paris. As you can see from the pic above, I have been spending my time at the lovely shop of Mes Chaussettes Rouges, a shop that specializes in fine quality hosiery (mens), e.g Gallo, Bresciani etc. Their stock of socks is simply mind blowing as I am sure your eyes will […]

August 27, 2013

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Shoes, Socks & Ties

It is often said that shoes are an accessory to an outfit. I have never really agreed with this train of thought as I believe that shoes are one of the more integral (if not the most integral) parts of your wardrobe. Without them you can’t really go out in public. And in even in some cases, you would not be allowed into an establishment without them. This clearly contradicts the idea of an accessory, […]