Tag Archives: ankle

Mint Socks: Sure why not?

2 Jul


Image source: DavidGuison.com

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Mint Vertical Stripe Tights: ON SALE from HappySocks.com


Source: Frivolous Universe


Source: A Bevy of Design


Source: Fashion Coolture


Pure class

15 Apr

What can I say? Mystery…glamour…and a well turned cuff around the ankle. Pure class, love.

Source: Cristina Surdu

Sock Fashion on the Street

7 Apr

I hate to say it, but I honestly can’t remember where I got these great photos from, however they are great examples of innovative sock fashion on the go and I had to post them.

I think they’re from the fashion section of some publication surrounding New York Fashion Week S/S 2012. It’s my own sloppiness, I know, but if you happen to know where these appeared, let me know so I can give credit where credit is due.




Can I get some mustard with that?

17 Oct

For the longest time, I avoided the color yellow. I subscribed to the belief that it would wash out my pale skin and emphasize my lack of tan.

Then I discovered a pair of mustard shoes which opened the door to an exciting dijon-tinted world and there’s no going back. I find it instantly improves one’s mood, makes any outfit more interesting and is definitely one of my favorite colors for socks…among other things.

Maffy24 in H&M socks on Chictopia.

Louise, fashion blogger for Miss Pandora.

Blaire colored tights from Ruche Clothing.

Kirsten Dunst at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

Cute hat and sock combo from Meg at The Doll House.

The absolute hottest stockings I have ever seen from Cervin Paris.

Fashion blogger Cindy Ashes, from Sleepwalks 9 to 5 in mustard skirt, turquoise cardigan and grey socks.

Deer print cozy socks from Maison Scotch.

Sock It To Me mustache socks (found at JoyofSocks.com).


Rihanna: a sock lover to the core

28 Sep

Despite her little tiff with an Irish farmer this week on the set of her new video shoot, pop star Rihanna has a unique and wonderful sense of fashion and is an avid lover of socks. Her clothing may sometimes be revealing, but her style is always fresh and playful!

Love this shot below from her video “Only Girl in the World.”

Splendid Photographer: Alexandra Grablewski

17 Sep

I’ve been busy this week but had a chance to check out one of my favorite blogs Decor8 and happened on the website of a fantastic New York photographer named Alexandra Grablewski. Her shots have a clean, whimsical innocence about them that I love, not to mention that the sock photographs in her portfolio automatically make me feel cozy and warm. If you the chance, check her portfolio out online.







This Week in Socks: New York Fashion Week

14 Sep

Below are some great straight-from-the-runway shots of sock fashion courtesy of New York Fashion Week – Spring 2012.

White anklets and Southern school girl dresses from Bebe:

Sheer dramatic knee highs in polka dot black from Betsey Johnson:

Frilly retro anklet socks from Jeremy Scott:

Old Hollywood a la Katherine Hepburn from Karen Walker:

Strappy peep-toe heels AND contrasting ankle socks from Oscar De La Renta:

Socks by the Seaside: Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012

2 Sep

Though fall is approaching, I’m already looking ahead to Mulberry’s Spring/Summer 2012 pre-collection. Inspired by the British seaside, the designs are a little prim, definitely playful and paired with adorable ankle socks. A good example of just how versatile a few pairs of well-chosen socks can be on a summer holiday.

Back to School Girl Sock Chic

28 Aug

With back to school season just around the corner, it’s worth considering how sock fashion contributes to a favorite fall look – school girl chic.

Source: Primark Autumn 2011 Lookbook

Source: Jenny Humphrey from Gossip Girl

Source: Former Parades

Source: Chictopia

Source: The Tragic Sense Blog

Source: Prada Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection

Source: Esme and the Laneway Blog

Source: Chictopia

Source: Constance-Victoria Blog

Source: Playing with Fire

Source: Vogue China, 2011

Back to school nails I just had to share – source: The Daily Nail

Wildfox Knows How to Rock Our Socks for Fall

25 Aug

I was blown away by Wildfox Couture’s Fall 2011 Lookbook. Not only are the socks sexy and feminine, but they pulled their inspiration from vintage t-shirts, groupie allure and the romanticism of pure rock n’ roll. There’s something so playful, innocent, and yet extremely bad about these images. LOVE!

Two other non-sock images that I adored…

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