The Best Men’s Socks for Virtually Every Situation

Nike Everyday Plus Cushioned Training Crew Socks (6-Pack)

The All-In-One Option

Height: Mid-Calf | Material: 65% cotton/33% polyester/2% spandex/1% nylon | Colors: 8

Uniqlo Supima Cotton Wide Ribbed Socks

The Mutli-Buy Masterpiece

Height: Mid-Calf | Material: 100% Supima Cotton | Colors: 7

Mack Weldon Silver Extended Crew Dress Sock

The Proper Dress Sock

Height: Knee | Material: 85% Combed Cotton/10% Ionic+ Silver/4% Nylon/1% Elastic | Colors: 6

Tracksmith Merino Tube Socks

The Retro Tube Sock

Height: Mid-Calf | Material: 73% Merino Wool/26% Polyamide/1% Elastane | Colors: 4

CDLP Mid-Length Socks (5-Pack)

The Luxury Spend

Height: Mid-Calf | Material: 89% Bamboo/9% Polyamide/2% Elastane | Colors: 4

Paul Smith Aldgate Stripe Dress Socks

The Patterned Pick

Height: Mid-Calf | Material: Cotton/Polyamide/Elastane | Colors: 4

Darn Tough COOLMAX Hiker Micro Crew Cushion Socks

The Hiking Hidden Gem

Height: Quater | Material: 37% Nylon/34% Coolmax Polyester/26% Acrylic/3% Lycra Spandex | Colors: 1

News flash: Unless you’re rocking a sandal, espadrille or a very expensive pair of loafers, you should probably be wearing socks. We’re not saying that you have to wear them all the time (although it seems to help…uh, performance), but any time footwear is in the picture, we’d highly suggest donning a pair of socks. Not that that’s so bad — after all the best men’s socks aren’t just a necessity; they’re a bona fide luxury.

Our goal here is simple:  to help you live a more adventurous,  eventful and engaging life.