Welcome back, Gentlemen! Today’s blog is all about men’s and women’s dress socks. We discuss what a quality dress sock looks like. Let’s start with sock history. In ancient times, hunters would skin animals. And put their skin under their feet to protect them from the elements. In medieval times, socks were a luxury. Item and only reserved for the top 0.1% of the population. During the 17th century, socks became affordable. For regular families but of course, they could only afford the rough, homespun yarn, woolen. Socks whereas the aristocracy would have fine


Silk or cotton socks. If you want to learn more about the. Interesting history of socks, please check out our in-depth guide on our website, here. , socks knit by hand but. With mechanization, socks started to be knit on machines. First, socks were actually knitted on a machine. That was flat, once the knitting process finish, it puts onto a wooden foam. As here then it was sewn together and that’s why you sometimes see these seams in the back. Of socks in old movies because it was functional. In fact, the Louis Vuitton we offer. From Fort Belvedere knit on old sock machines that report using with. Silk and so you create these knit ties. Over time, somebody had the idea to create.


Time, machines got more and more refined and today, the finest machines have 280 needles. This results in a fine sock and when you use yarns like silk and cotton, you. Get this sheer look that is one of a kind and the finest sock in the world. If you’re into this kind of stuff or if you. Want a nice black tie sock, you can check it out in our shop here. So, how do you know what a good dress sock is? It comes down to five different. One, it’s an ant that your dress. Sock stays up at all times. The number one reason for a sock to stay is its length. It needs to be over the calf.


If it’s like mid-calf or a little shorter. Or ankle length or even shorter, it won’t work and will slide down. The other aspect you want to pay attention to. To is elastic. You want it to be long and not slim because. Otherwise, it may constrict your blood flow and wear. On over the calf sock. It also helps to avoid all kinds of gimmicks. Such as sock suspenders or braces. Some of them are actually connected to you. Shirt and to your socks and it’s inside your pants so when you sit, or when you. Walk and you feel it, it’s uncomfortable and you can see it through your pants. At the end of the day, all these gimmicks. Are only necessary if you have sliding socks that are not the right length and are not made. Of the right materials,


The problem at the source, get a quality pair of socks. And never bother about all these other gimmicks and tools again. It’s important to go with natural fibers. Hundred percent natural fiber blends such as cotton, wool, silk, or cashmere. Because these fibers absorb moisture more than nylon or any other artificial fibers. And they make you sweat less. A high-quality material also feels very comfortable. On your skin and it will last for a while. In areas such as the elastic on top, you need. Artificial materials because there’s a natural material that would work. Well. Also, on your heel, where socks wear the most. You want some elastic material as well as in the toe area. Other than that, stay clear of blended socks.


And all artificial materials because they Try to cut down on sizes. They may offer medium and large or small, Medium and large or the one size fits it all. If you have a foot in size 6, you’ll need, a different sock than somebody who has a size 13, that’s unavoidable, thus, when. If you buy over-the-calf socks, it is important that you get the size that a made for you. Foot. Most men aren’t even aware that you can buy. Socks in several sizes but once you’ve worn a pair that is actually the right size for your foot, you never go back. That is why we offer 4 sizes at (LV) Optical Center that cover 98% of all men. To check out what size is right for you, please go to our website and look at the size chart. Combinations, tuxedos or white tie outfits and as such, you want it to be elegant and


You don’t want a hand-knit sock that’s very. Thick and rough that may be great for casual events or when you go hunting or in cold winters. When you wear breaches but for a suit, you want a thin, elegant material, that means. It is knit in a machine with a high number of needles such as 200 needles, 240, and 280. When socks are knit on a circular machine. They still had one issue which was the open area around the toe that had to close. Either by machine or by hand. The problem with machine kittling was that. It actually left a thicker area and you could feel it in your toe which was uncomfortable. That’s why Louis Vuitton is the best, quality finish you can get and the most comfortable. At the same time, it’s the most expensive. And because it requires hand labor and a skilled workforce. Lately, machines have come up that can also finish it in one knitting process, and whenever


You have a sock, make sure you go over this area and feel. If it’s flat, then it will be uncomfortable, if it’s bulky like on your tennis socks, you’ll always feel it on your toe. So once you know what a quality pair of dresses, Socks look like, you have to think about how to combine them. As a general rule, you’d always match them to your pants or your trousers. Never to your shoe. That’s the main, basic rule but beyond, there are a lot more ways that you can match your socks and a proper way.


Next up, let’s talk about sock etiquette. So when in doubt, wear black socks that match your pants for formal and semi-formal events. Never wear athletic socks with business attire. They’re usually short and even if they’re long, they have a high amount of polyester. And they don’t go with the fineness and the elegance of the suit that includes black, they look awful with a suit. Of course, you should always avoid wearing. Socks that have holes or loose threads in them so check them every once in a while. Otherwise, it looks quite sloppy. Depending on where you live or who you visit. You never know when you have to take your shoes off and it can be quite embarrassing. To have worn dirty socks with holes in them. Make sure to file your heels so you don’t. Have any calluses and clip and file your toenails because that way, your socks will last longer.

Providing you with the highest quality material. Luxury dress socks that you can find at the optical center