The Art of Socking

A practical guide to gifting socks like a pro

By Walker Loetscher

 
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22 November 2017

Giving a man socks for the holidays is a cliché for a reason.

Namely, we love it. Especially as we get older.

That said, too few people take the task of giving a pair of socks seriously. To be a great sock gifter, you must first know your socks: Fabrics. Patterns. Textures. Colors. This is no one-size-fits-all matter.

So we recruited the help of Sage Disch, co-founder of premium hosiery company Ace & Everett, for a few tips on the art of knowing one sock from the next. Watch the video above, commit his tips to memory, and go forth a more enlightened sock-giver.

Want the goods from the video? Hit the links below.

From left:

The Reid Socks by Ace & Everett in a Merino Wool and Supima Cotton Blend | $34

Cashmere Socks by Ace & Everett | $58

The Thom Socks by Ace & Everett in a Supima Cotton and Merino Wool Blend | $28

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