The last time I bought new pairs of dress socks was back in April. It’s been almost a year now so it was about time to restock. My choice this time around was Viccel. They’re based in Turkey and are very reasonably priced for what they offer. I bought two pairs of grey and two pairs of navy for a total of four socks. Each pair is priced at USD 8.81. I ordered them mid-calf in the summer weight variety. Continue Reading
Two weeks ago I had two pairs of trousers made: navy blue wool trousers as a second pair for my suit and grey wool trousers with 1⅝ cuffs. It dawned on me that I needed new dress socks to compliment my trousers. This time around I would not be picking up ordinary socks.
Socks are probably the articles of clothing given the least attention in a man’s wardrobe. The average man simply picks out the cheapest, decent ones at the nearby department store without much thought of its materials, construction and fit. But if we look beyond what’s available one can discover that there are much better options for the discerning man. Continue Reading