What socks to wear with what shoes

by Akshit D. Leather Shoe Expert

Socks are an important accessory for both men’s and women’s fashion trends in the current era. They are classy, stylish and modern. They today are available in any pattern, colour, design, style, and material you can imagine. The days of only wearing black and white socks under everything are over.

The socks you wear obviously does more than just protect your feet It also provides support to your outfit and provides a chic finishing touch. Be the socks be crew socks, no-show, or even mid-calf and you have to pair with women sandals, men’s formal shoes, slippers, men’s leather sandals and chappals, women’s formal shoes or any other kind of footwear we are here to help. You can pair them differently for different occasions.  

Let the no-show socks be casual

Please do not confuse no-show socks with ankle socks. The no-show socks as the name suggests are designed to be invisible and be the friendly shoe and fashion companion for some. You can pair this sock type with all kinds of footwear like men’s formal shoes, women’s leather shoes, men’s leather sandals, etc. Try to avoid wearing the no-show socks in strictly formal settings. You can put them in a cohort with loafers, moccasins, canvas shoes, sneakers or slip ons. You can wear theme under trousers, shorts, chinos, skirts, etc

You know maybe try to wear dark socks with dark shoes and light coloured no-show socks with light coloured shoes.

Ankle Socks and Workouts 

They sit right above your ankle and are specially tailored for exercise or active affairs. All ankle socks want to see you sweating. They are a part of your performance gear. Do not use them in place of no-show socks or regular socks. Wear them to the gym with your sports shoes and get breaking!

Crew socks can be worn both Smartly or casually

They sit near your calf muscles and are perfect for semi-formal wear. You can pair them with men's leather shoes like chelsea boots, brogue shoes, oxford shoes and sneakers but never ever pair them with shorts. 


Formal mid-calf or over the calf socks

The higher the socks sit the more formal it is. Mid-calf socks always sit somewhere in the mid calf area while the over calf socks always ends at the calf muscle, both are completely formal and pair perfectly well with suits and tuxedos. Hence, they are perfect for men’s formal shoes. You might be wondering why the socks are long? The long length of the socks helps in an uninterrupted shift from pant leg to shoe as no one wants skin to be visible in a formal setting. 

Match it to the surrounding

Think of a very formal business setting or a semi-formal setting like a wedding, it calls for longer socks. The longer the sock the more it helps improve your look. According to the sock rules try and match your socks with your pants and not your shoes honestly. In casual settings, it's all well and good. You can also try and play with different patterns and textures, and create your own fashion statement. Yes, even socks are an important part of any fashion season.

If you plan to go without any socks, your shoes need to be left-alone for 24 hours in between wearings. You can also use some products to help with the moisture and odors.! 

Your socks are like a secret message hidden in plain sight. Every style tells a different story. Follow these little tips and tricks and you will be good to go. We are always here to help.

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