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02nd June 2015

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Your essential clothing life hacks

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We all love a short cut or quick fix - here are a few to help keep your clothes in order…

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Your essential clothing life hacks

Christmas sock wrapping master class

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Unsure how to present your gifty socks this Christmas? No worries, just take a look at our socks wrapping Christmas master class.

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Christmas sock wrapping master class

The legend of Christmas stockings

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Come Christmas Eve many of us will be hanging our stockings from the chimney. But why do we do this and where does the tradition come from?

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The legend of Christmas stockings

Which Stars Wars character are you?

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With Star Wars: The Force Awakens heading to UK cinemas on December 17, we ask which classic character are you most like…?

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Which Stars Wars character are you?

Sock wars – an end to your household debates

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Whether you’re sharing with a flatmate, partner or living with your family, when it comes to socks these questions simply need answering before wars break out…

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Sock wars – an end to your household debates

Practical guide to office party outfits

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With Christmas party season fast approaching, it’s time to get your best outfit sorted. Make sure it’s practical as well as fashionable with our handy guide…

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Practical guide to office party outfits

5 ways socks can give your Christmas a personal touch

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Socks and Christmas go together like holly and ivy – but you can do so much more than simply hang them on your mantelpiece…

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5 ways socks can give your Christmas a personal touch

Embrace your inner Hygge

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We go Danish and embrace Hygge – a concept that takes in cosiness, calmness and being at one with your surroundings.

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Embrace your inner Hygge

The origins of famous sock phrases

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From pulling them up to blessing the cotton variety, we look at the origin of some well-known sock-related phrases…

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The origins of famous sock phrases

This year’s best Halloween outfits

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Taking inspiration from everything from TV hits to new stories, we round up the best Halloween outfits for 2015…

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This year’s best Halloween outfits

Leg Warmers – this season’s must have accessories

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With the 80s still dominating the catwalks and the cold winter days approaching, leg warmers are the on-trend way to keep warm while looking good.

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Leg Warmers – this season’s must have accessories

How to care for your socks

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Any pair of good socks – whether luxury cashmere or hard wearing wool – needs looking after. Here’s our guide to keeping them in tip-top condition…

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How to care for your socks

Can you pull off these disputed sock looks?

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With Jeremy Corbyn reigniting the socks and sandals debate, we give our views on this eternal question and other sock do’s and don’ts.

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Can you pull off these disputed sock looks?

How to darn socks

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We love to recycle at SockShop - so instead of throwing away your old socks, here's how to fix them.

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How to darn socks

Borrowing from the boyfriend

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With the rise in popularity of boyfriend jeans, it's time to raid his wardrobe for other items, from oversize jumpers to dress shirts.

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Borrowing from the boyfriend

How to: go film geek chic

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With the London Film Festival (October 7-15) on the horizon, we look at how to perfect your film geek look.

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How to: go film geek chic

Autumn fashion trends

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This autumn, fashion takes its inspiration from British classics, cosy textures and, once again, the 1980s.

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Autumn fashion trends

5 pairs of essential socks for men

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Get the basics right with these 5 essential pairs of socks that will go with any outfit you’ll need.

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5 pairs of essential socks for men

5 reasons we're looking forward to autumn

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As the nights draw in and the leaves turn to shades of gold and orange, it’s time to embrace autumn in all its glory.

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5 reasons we're looking forward to autumn

World's most expensive socks

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From celebrity socks to pairs made from vicuna wool, we take a look some of the world’s most expensive socks.

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World's most expensive socks

Strictly socks: the right footwear for the right dance

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From ballet shoes to tango tights, you’ve got to make sure you look the part when you’re dancing.

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Strictly socks: the right footwear for the right dance

How to choose the right running footwear

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There’s nothing worse than being uncomfortable when running, so making sure you have socks that keep your feet blister-free is important.

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How to choose the right running footwear

A guide to getting the kids back to school

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As the summer ends, a new term starts – and with it new challenges, from updating uniforms to making sure you don’t buy the wrong kind of shoes. Here are a few things to remember before sending them off.

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A guide to getting the kids back to school

An extreme holiday needs extreme socks

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If you’re planning an adventure holiday you need to be prepared – your feet are going to take some serious pounding so having the right socks is important.

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An extreme holiday needs extreme socks

The rise of the ‘suit sock’

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Forget jazzy ties, the suit sock is having its moment in the board room. We look at how colours and confidence in socks is shaking up the business world.

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The rise of the ‘suit sock’

Alternatives to your classic socks

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Socks are no longer just socks – they now come in many forms from toe-huggers to those adorned with classic art works. We take a look at alternatives to the regular pair.

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Alternatives to your classic socks

History of tights: the roaring 20s

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The roaring 20s were more than just a period of social change, as innovations in fabric created a new type of tight and with it new fashion trends.

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History of tights: the roaring 20s

Superstars and their sock stories

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From dancing feet to superstitious sports stars, we take a look at how celebrities have embraced socks over the years.

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Superstars and their sock stories

How to: never lose your socks again

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It’s a conundrum that has plagued mankind since the first cavemen decided to keep their feet warm during winter – where did that other sock go? With these helpful tips and tricks, you'll no longer have to resort to odd socks...

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How to: never lose your socks again

Top summer holiday activities for kids

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Keep the kids entertained and happy this summer with our favourite holiday pastimes and activities.

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Top summer holiday activities for kids