Keep Your Feet Happy with Muji’s Right Angle Socks

muji right angle socks

The angle your socks are manufactured with is probably something you’ve never thought about before, but it makes a world of difference in overall comfort. Most socks are made with a 120 degree angle, but our feet extend out at a 90 degree angle from our legs — so Muji decided to subtract that extra 30 degrees and see what happened.


It took the company a few years to reimagine the whole manufacturing process and remove that excess material, but in the end, they created a pair of socks so comfortable that they’re the only kind that Muji makes now. Patterns range from argyle and check, to solids and stripes; and materials range from a standard cotton/poly blend to a wool mix. In other words, the materials and patterns are ones you’re probably familiar with, but the construction is totally different. Check ’em out here