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Why Socks Will Never Disappear
May 27, 2018
Socks have existed in some form for thousands of years. What started out as something needed for warmth and protection against the harsh material of early shoes has evolved into status symbols, fashion statements, and forms of expression. ....
Health Benefits of Socks
April 22, 2018
They can complement an outfit, showcase your personality, and even show your support for a cause. But did you know that the socks you’re wearing also have health benefits? Here are 6 ways your socks help minimize certain health risks and ailments. ....
The Latest Trends in Custom Socks
March 26, 2018
Research shows that sales of print and patterned socks are increasing while those of solid colors are declining. This is because socks have now become an accepted medium for expression. Here are a few different styles that are currently on the uptrend. ....
Why Are Celebrities Designing Their Own Socks?
February 26, 2018
Rihanna's Iconic Looks Collection is just one of many instances of celebrities expanding their brand presence into socks. With other celebrities jumping on the opportunity to design their own socks, one can't help but wonder, "why socks?" ....
Sock Culture Around the World
January 22, 2018
Socks may not be a dominant part of U.S. and Canadian culture yet, but they are becoming a more prominent form of expression. How do other countries treat socks? In many parts of the world, they are a very important part of fashion, culture, and tradition. ....
Should Politicians Wear Funky Socks?
December 27, 2017
Since winning the election in 2015, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has created an international buzz. He seems to possess a youthful energy that few politicians have, and perhaps most strikingly, a love for funky dress socks that the media can't get enough of. ....
Ideas for Creating Festive Holiday Socks
November 24, 2017
The holiday season is that special time of year when more people break from their routines and put on bright colors and ornate patterns. This is especially true of socks. If your organization doesn't already have them, it’s time to consider festive socks. ....
Cotton Is King When It Comes to Socks
October 23, 2017
Socks have a tough job. They get stretched, walked on, and washed a lot. Given these tasks, you’d be hard pressed to find a sock material that’s capable of delivering on all of these demands better than cotton—the undisputed king of sock materials. ....
Reasons To Up Your Sock Game
September 25, 2017
If you're a retailer, promotional products distributor, or a company that uses promotional socks as giveaways, you may need to up your sock game this year. That may mean stocking up on higher quality, better made socks or offering greater variety. ....
5 Useful Tips on Ordering Promotional Gifts for Marketing
August 28, 2017
It’s one of the most challenging questions facing marketing departments. “What kind of promotional products should we order for our marketing giveaways?” Here are 5 useful tips on ordering Promotional gifts. ....
Marketing to Millennials Using Promotional Products
July 24, 2017
Making up about 25 percent of the U.S. population and 21 percent of consumer discretionary purchases, millennials are a target for many brands. Learn how to effectively market to millennials with promotional products. ....
Basic Tips for Corporate Gift Giving
June 26, 2017
Many of our customers take the time to think of the perfect corporate gift before choosing our custom dress socks. For those that are still trying to decide, here are a few universal tips for gift giving in the corporate world of employees, clients, and vendors. ....
3 Steps to Marketing Your Apparel Brand
May 22, 2017
Consumers have abundant choices when it comes to apparel. Distinguishing your brand from the competition requires a deliberate marketing approach. Here is an essential three-step process to marketing your apparel or sock brand. ....
Tube Socks: History And Continuing Popularity
April 24, 2017
Tube socks have been around longer than many people realize. Some fashion historians date their existence to the 1800s. Their popularity in the U.S. peaked in the ‘70s, and they still continue to enjoy popularity in our culture today. ....
Essential Fashion Tips for Men’s Dress Socks
March 27, 2017
For many men, socks are an afterthought. They put on any old pair available. This attitude comes from a time when dress socks offered fewer choices in color and style. Today’s sock lines offer nearly every color and pattern imaginable. ....