Types Of Basic Socks One Should Be Familiar With

Everyone wants a well-groomed happy foot. And still socks are the most overlooked items in our wardrobe. But we must not forget that a good pair of socks can boost and uplift our total appearance. Socks are available in a variety of different materials, lengths, and styles. It protects our feet from shoe bites, dust, fungi, frostbites, and keep our feet in good shape and health. Not only do-socks absorb moisture, but they are also used to help prevent rubbing of shoes on our bare foot. Socks can also provide cushioning to pad the feet and help keep them warm and safe.

Here is a list of socks you should know about

Ankle Length Socks

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As the name suggests, these socks reach up to the ankles. Also commonly known as low-cut/low rise socks. These socks can be worn with Oxfords, running shoes and sports shoes. The length of such socks is slightly more than no show socks.

Quarter Length Socks

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These socks cover the ankle completely and reach just below the calf. These socks are worn for professional business and while attending formal events. It gives your feet good coverage and prevents it from blisters and shoe bites.

Crew Length Socks

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Crew socks have a height that falls between the range of 6 to 8 inches. These socks are thick and ribbed at cuff and can be worn for everyday use. These socks are used to keep your feet warm and free from dust. They pair perfectly with informal or running shoes.

Mid-calf Length Socks

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These socks reach a few inches below the knee and are intended to keep the feet warm. They can be styled with loafers, sneakers, boots, and are mainly used by people involved in tough physical activities. These socks are also known as trouser socks or tall socks. These also come in sheer and net fabric for women.

Knee Length Socks

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Women mostly wear knee-length socks under their boots. It provides extra warmth and cushioning effect during the harsh winters. These are also used in Aviation industry and the Military.

Thigh High Socks

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As the name suggests, these socks go above the knees and reach the thighs. These are generally worn by women and look great with skirts and dresses. These socks add in that extra punk to the final look. The origin of this trend emerged from Scotland, where both men and women wore them under knee-length skirts.

Slip-on Paddings

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Slip-ons are thin and form a protective layer that is perfect for low cut loafers and ballerinas. They also protect you from shoe bites. They are known to reduces blisters, foot pain, pressures and moisture, and holds its shape.

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