Remember how I bought some nice socks for dad last time? Well, I found something nice for myself too, slouch socks. Wearing slouch socks was considered a part of 1980’s fashion statement. Most teenagers during this period of time wore multiple layers of socks in different colors and pushed the top of the socks down to create a ‘slouched’ look. Apart from being comfortable, these stocks are extremely versatile as they can be worn in various ways to suit different kinds of shoes. In fact, experimenting with different sock color pattern can help one create their unique style and take fashion to another level using this type of footwear. These socks which can be worn with spandex, jeans and even skirts are usually sold in packs of twelve and are worth every penny.
Slouch socks became widely popular is the eighties through aerobic exercise videos shown on television. Whether they were worn in layered pastel and brightened colors or in pristine white, this type of footwear made one look quite stylish and trendy. What really made these socks comfortable has always been a debatable question in the past few years. Apart from the cotton count and the weave of the socks, the heavy grade cotton used in making these socks helped them stay comfortable. In addition, the blend of twenty percent polyester and eighty percent cotton helped give these socks a perfect fit. Available in sizes 5- 10 and 9- 11, most of these socks can be pulled so high that they can almost reach your knees. This makes it easy for one to press them down to create a fold and form a slouch effect.
Although these socks are quite long, searching for the extra heavy and extra long varieties can help you find even longer ones. Since most of this type of socks are usually thicker and heavier, they are not only durable, but also help provide your foot with added comfort. While the thickness of the socks gives your foot the extra padding required to move comfortably, the seam across the toe allows your toes to stay in a comfortable position.
Wearing slouch socks is more about comfort than just fashion. Apart from being comfortable, a great benefit of wearing these socks is that it can help protect your cold feet. Unlike normal socks, the thick cotton construction of these socks encases your foot and helps them stay warm. In addition, wearing these socks with boots not only helps protect your foot, but also provides extra cushioning to your foot and keeps you away from the normal wear and tear you might feel when wearing boots. What’s, more, wearing these socks with boots reduces the chances of getting blisters and makes you feel completely at ease.
These types of socks are a perfect choice for people working in an industry such as medical industry. Since working in such industries requires one to cover their body even underneath the uniform, the extra length of these socks help cover your leg up to your knee. So if you are looking for socks that is durable, fashionable and yet comfortable, choosing to wear slouch socks would be a perfect option.