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#SocksForACause

Our #socksforacause campaign is aiming to raise awareness of the growing problems of foot health among homeless people, including vulnerability to trench foot.

#SocksForACause

To sock or not to sock? Your summer what to wear guide

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It’s the age old question… and many men are still in the dark over whether to stay loyal to the trusty sock come summertime. We explore the pros and cons…

To sock or not to sock? Your summer what to wear guide

Half-term crafts to keep the kids entertained – using your old socks

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Indulge your creative side and spend time with the kids by taking on one of these sock-based craft challenges…

Half-term crafts to keep the kids entertained – using your old socks

Why men could be turned away from Ascot for going sockless

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The no-socks ban is one of the newest rules to come out of the famously strict dress code.

Why men could be turned away from Ascot for going sockless

The best sports socks for runners and walkers

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Whether you’re an endurance runner or a keen hiker, we’ve got the right socks for you…

The best sports socks for runners and walkers

5 politicians who love novelty socks

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These politicians have taken a rather laid-back approach to their footwear…

5 politicians who love novelty socks

Everything we know so far about Season 8 of Game of Thrones

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The directors are keeping things firmly under wraps, but here’s what we know about the highly anticipated final season…

Everything we know so far about Season 8 of Game of Thrones

Sock trends of 2018

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Give your wardrobe an instant update with the latest styles…

Sock trends of 2018

Why working out in the right socks is so important

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Socks are just as important as trainers and high-performance activewear when it comes to your workout gear.

Why working out in the right socks is so important

Our work with Manchester's homeless community

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This winter we have worked with five homeless charities in Manchester, providing them with a year's supply of socks (20,000 pairs!) in order to help them give Manchester's homeless community some of the support they need.

Our work with Manchester's homeless community

Colourful socks named ‘gentleman’s accessory’

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According to Country Life, men’s socks are now officially an accessory. We look at our pick of the best colourful socks available right now…

Colourful socks named ‘gentleman’s accessory’

Sock trends we’d rather forget

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As one retailer’s vinyl socks attract a backlash, we look at some sock trends from over the years that we’d rather forget…

Sock trends we’d rather forget

How to get involved in National Walking Month

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Let your feet do the talking this month by taking part in National Walking Month.

How to get involved in National Walking Month

5 things to take on your summer holidays to keep your feet fresh

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Make sure you keep your feet and toes feeling and smelling their best with these 5 staples for your suitcase…

5 things to take on your summer holidays to keep your feet fresh

Which sock length is right for you?

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We consider all your options when it comes to sock length – from ankle to knee high – and decide which is best for your outfits…

Which sock length is right for you?

What we learned from London Fashion Week

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Discover the trends and styles that graced the catwalks for London Fashion Week’s autumn/winter 2017 collection.

What we learned from London Fashion Week

How to wear hold up stockings

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Hold up stockings offer something a bit different for a special night out. Here’s our guide to their history, how to wear them and how to keep them on…

How to wear hold up stockings

The big sock trends for 2017

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We look at some of the hottest fashion trends for 2017 and how they’ll affect your sock choices this year…

The big sock trends for 2017

The Twitter battle of bed socks – on or off?

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The Twittersphere is in constant conflict over whether or not we should be wearing our socks in bed. And at this time of year, the contest heats up…

The Twitter battle of bed socks – on or off?

#ChillingWithSockShop

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See how much fun we had chilling at London's Ice Bar showing of our gorgeous 2016 Christmas range.

#ChillingWithSockShop

How socks are made

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While gleefully unwrapping your new socks this Christmas, you might wonder how Santa’s elves make such high quality garments. But the truth might not be what you’d expect…

How socks are made

The Sorting Sock: Which Hogwarts house will you get?

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Can your choice of sock influence which house in Hogwarts you’d be selected for? With Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them coming soon, we thought we’d find out…

The Sorting Sock: Which Hogwarts house will you get?

How to keep your feet dry this autumn

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We all love a long autumn walk – but wet and cold toes are not so much fun. With a little preparation, your seasonal hike can be dry and comfortable…

How to keep your feet dry this autumn

Choosing the right footwear for a good walk

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Autumn is a great time of year to get out and about, whether it’s a walk through the park with friends or a trek to the top of your nearest peak. We look at what you need to wear to keep your feet happy during such an outing…

Choosing the right footwear for a good walk

Why spots are spot-on this season

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This autumn we’re all about the spots at SockShop – here’s how to wear this season’s funkiest look.

Why spots are spot-on this season

The many uses for compression socks and tights

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Compression socks are more versatile than you think. Here’s the SockShop guide to the variety of situations they’ll come in handy…

The many uses for compression socks and tights

More than just your average socks

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There are socks – the comfy, everyday items that keep your feet cosy… and then there are special socks. Those which fulfil a variety of roles from support to style. Here’s our guide to our unique socks…

More than just your average socks

What to wear in a hot office

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How to keep your cool and look good at work this summer from super socks to smart shorts…

What to wear in a hot office

Back to school…socks and all

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While your kids might still be enjoying their summer hols, you’ll be planning for a new term - and that means sorting new uniforms...

Back to school…socks and all

Our guide to Britain’s best athletes…and their socks

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What will Britain’s future athletic heroes be wearing on their feet this summer in Rio?

Our guide to Britain’s best athletes…and their socks

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