Shoes are some of the most essential items you will wear every day. They keep you connected to the ground, and they keep you moving forward. But it doesn't matter how comfortable the shoes are; almost none of that matters if you have the wrong sock. The best way to ensure you are always on your feet and moving is to ensure you always have the best dress sock.
These range from basic function to being playful, but every sock brings a unique experience for you...and your feet.
Boardroom Socks Navy Merino Wool Over the Calf Dress Socks
Made in the USA, Boardroom Socks Navy Merino Wool Over the Calf Dress Socks undoubtedly belong on our list. Not only does fine merino wool feel amazing, but the material is also breathable to keep your feet dry, comfortable, and happy. The classic ribbed style goes well with just about anything, whether you’re dressing down or up. Moreover, the brilliant navy color offers an elegant feel and they certainly stand out, even when paired with gorgeous footwear. The reinforced heel and toe add durability for reliable and long-lasting wear.
Bombas Men's Classic Marled Socks
The best men’s dress socks offer comfort and style as well as a unique take on what you might normally expect from dress socks. These marled socks from Bombas have enough heft to stand out visually with wool trousers or winter suiting. Plus, the use of long-staple cotton provides plenty of soft comfort for your feet.
Bonobos Cotton Blend Dress Socks
Like any good shopper will tell you, you can find some of the best men’s dress socks if you know where to look. For the kind of socks that look as cool as can be peeking out from underneath your slim Bonobos chinos, you might as well go for a pair from that same brand.
Brooks Brothers Egyptian Cotton Socks
The all-American style purveyors at Brooks Brothers have been making timeless Oxford shirts, classic chinos, and the like for decades, so it only makes sense that you should turn to them for a perfectly complimentary pair of excellent, high-quality dress socks, right? Right.
Neiman Marcus Men's Over-Calf Silk Dress Socks
This silk sock is perfect for those hectic errand days, as the breathable fabric is lightweight and airy for ultimate comfort. And, of course, pulling it over your calf offers you some of the best assurance that it will stay in place all day long.
Gold Toe Men's Harrington Crew
These extra-thick socks will be sure to keep your feet warm! They push the boundaries of what we consider a dress sock, as they will also work just as well under boots in the winter, but they will work perfectly with your heavier weights. They also have an extra cushion in the toe area for added comfort.
Happy Socks Dressed Coffee Legs Crew Socks
Happy Socks will bring some of your personality down to your feet with fun, kitschy patterns. They feature various patterns specifically designed to your preferences while keeping your feet wrapped in comfort. With a huge range of colors and designs to choose from, you'll find the perfect pair for every occasion.
CDLP Five-Pack Black Bamboo Socks
Made with bamboo viscose (yes, you heard that right), these socks add extra sturdiness and comfort for easy and relaxed wear. Nothing says luxury like viscose, and nothing says sturdiness like bamboo, have you ever tried to remove it from the yard??
Calvin Klein 3-Pack Combed Flat Knit Sock
Calvin Klein not only makes high-quality underwear; the brand also makes top-notch socks. This combed flat knit sock may be your new favorite, as it is comfortable, durable, and will last for years. You also need not worry about indent marks once you change into your workout shorts because they don't cinch your legs.
Maggie’s Organic 3-Pack Cotton Crew Socks
Available in three lively colors, these mid-calf cotton crew socks are made from 100% organic materials. This pair is extra soft to keep those feet comfortable, and you can wear them for formal or casual dress all year round.
Easton Marlowe 6-Pack Men’s Dress Socks
Elevate your casual look with these colorful socks from Easton Marlowe. They are made from quality materials such as fine-combed cotton and durable nylon to ensure your overall comfort. It’s the thoughtful use of colors and fun patterns of these socks that will surely set you apart from anyone.
Ministry of Supply Atlas Crew Sock
If you could design the best possible sleeve to slide your feet into, you could do worse than grabbing something from a couple of MIT grads. These socks are designed based on honest-to-God body heat studies. The result is a sock with hydrophobic fibers to keep your feet dry and a coffee-infused fabric to absorb odors.
J. Crew Anchor Socks
Accomplish multiple things with this pair of socks. First, show off your love for all things nautical with subtle anchors hiding under your suit pants. Second, help the Earth with 30% re-imagined fabric to help J. Crew be 100% sustainable by 2025.
Alex Mill Cashmere Socks
"Of COURSE it's cashmere!" Ok, now that our obligatory Seinfeld reference is out of the way, let's talk about the pair of socks that is so comfortable the company's CEO refuses to wear anything else. Comfortable and stylish, these are great for 365-day wear.
Falke Airport Socks
Hopefully, you have never been stuck in the airport over the holidays or on a layover that never ends thousands of miles from home. But, if you ever are, these socks were made for just such an occasion. Why make a pair of socks specifically for the airport? Well, it is the best way to say these temperature-regulating socks are perfect for long hours, stressful days, and continuing fit and comfort through it all.
The Tie Bar Solid Navy Dress Socks
Yes, the brand that makes some of the most affordable men’s ties (and dress shirts) on the market is now crafting a pair of simple yet stylish dress socks with color options for everyone (and every style situation and every pair of dress pants at that). Soon this company is going to be making entire wardrobes.
There you have it, all the information you need for selecting the best dress sock you can get for the occasion. While each one is designed for you to look your best, make sure you know which one has the features you need for yourself.
Note: Traditionally, the dress sock should match your dress pants. More contemporarily, your socks can make a statement. Bright colors and patterns work great to show off your personality. However, if you are meeting someone for the first time, subtlety is better for everyone.
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