Sock It To Me
Whether it’s for cozy times at home or lunch hour runs around the neighborhood, these socks are ready for action.
Ready to take a quick hike? Darn Tough’s new hike line for spring comes in multiple heights. Features include mesh panels along the top of the foot for increased breathability, an enhanced performance zone to alleviate foot fatigue and bunching for all-day comfort and zero slipping, and 1x1 knit ribbing for a smooth, low-profile fit.
Durable, sustainable hemp is the secret ingredient in Royal Robbins’ unisex travel sock collection. With styles in three heights and varying compression levels, as well as two Bug Barrier models with Insect Shield protection, the Hemp Travel Collection has eight models ranging in price from $16 to $28.
The new Everyday No Show Sock from Feetures, $15, not only has targeted compression, but also boasts an anatomical left/right design for a custom-like fit. The brand’s silicone Heel Hugger technology and seamless toes works to prevent tearing and blisters.
Stay visible on those early-morning and late-evening runs with Balega’s $16 Reflective Enduro sock. The unisex quarter-length sock has a ring of refractive glass beads sewn into the collar for a bright reflective band.
Knit to fit, Wigwam’s $20 SynchroKnit Trail Junkie Mid-Crew uses the brand’s patented knitting technique that eliminates excess fabric while contouring the structure of the sock to the shape of the foot. The result is a comfy sock that is “guaranteed not to slip.”
Fans of OS1st’s ultra-soft, nylon FS4 Plantar Fasciitis Sock will have more options this fall with the launch of the FS4 Merino Wool Plantar Fasciitis Sock. Made from 100 percent recycled materials with temperature control and superior moisture-wicking abilities, the FS4 features the brand’s Compression Zone Technology that targets arch and heel pain and foot fatigue and works to relieve and prevent plantar fasciitis.
Originally intended for travelers, OS1st’s TS5 socks have found a new use during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the brand, as relief for working from home and sitting in one place for a long period of time. The sock features medical-grade, graduated compression designed to prevent venous issues related to long-term sitting.