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Stop Your Woolens From Pilling
April 28, 2019
Wool is one of those wonder fibers. It has the ability to absorb high amounts of moisture and still feel dry, it can retain heat exceptionally well, and it’s naturally odor-resistant. While wool's pros earn it high praise, one of its few cons is something we've all dealt with–I’m talking ....
5 Easy Ways to Remove Fabric Pilling
March 24, 2019
Our clients sometimes ask us how to remove pilling from their favorite socks. After all, they were custom made for them and wanting to keep them looking good for as long as possible is a compliment to us. Pilling (often referred to it as fur balls, fuzz balls, or lint balls) ....
4 Uses for Promotional Products Besides Giveaways
February 25, 2019
Promotional items are popular giveaways at trade shows, industry events, vendor fairs, and employment recruiting seminars. But there are a number of other potential uses for your company swag. Here are 4 additional uses. ....
Logo Considerations for Custom Socks
January 28, 2019
Your logo is one of your most important brand assets. Therefore, when you use your logo on custom socks, it’s critical that you design them in a way that protects your brand, not hurts it. Here are 3 design considerations when incorporating your logo socks. ....
How Long Should Socks Last?
December 27, 2018
Wonder how long your socks should last? How long your socks will last depends largely on the quality of the material and manufacturing of your socks, as well as how you wear and how you care for them. We provide tips on how to prolong the life of your socks. ....
Why Ironing Your Socks Is a Bad Idea
November 26, 2018
Avoiding the temptation to iron out your socks can be a serious challenge for some. While it’s common for socks to look shriveled-up, wrinkly, and even fuzzy straight out of the dryer, your first thought shouldn’t be to pull out your iron—here’s why. ....
Uses for Grip Socks
October 28, 2018
Wearing socks on hard surfaces can create a slippery situation. Grip socks mitigate this hazard by creating more friction between your socks and the floor. Grip socks, also known as non-slip socks, are used in a number of applications that require more safety and tactility. ....
Considerations for Choosing the Right Socks for Hiking
September 24, 2018
Hiking can put a lot of stress on your feet, not to mention abrasions, insect bites, and blisters. The season and type of hiking you do will influence the type of hiking sock you need. Here are some tips for choosing the best hiking socks. ....
Best Practices for Designing Custom Dress Socks
August 27, 2018
Dress socks with bright colors and patterns are in vogue. Though there are few rules for the type of socks you can now wear to the office, here are a few design guidelines to optimize the manufacturability of your custom dress socks. ....
Top 3 Ways to Organize Your Sock Drawer
July 23, 2018
You’re running late but you can't seem to find the socks that go with your outfit under the mound of unpaired socks in your sock drawer. It doesn’t have to be this way. It’s time to organize your sock drawer. Consider these 3 methods to organize your socks. ....
Who Are the Leading Sock Manufacturers and Brands?
June 24, 2018
The sock market has grown faster in the last several years than the overall growth of the apparel industry. Which brands are currently benefiting from this trend? Here are the top selling sock brands in the US as of 2016. ....
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?" ....