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Students get first taste of world of fashion
02nd June 2015

The great and good from the world of fashion have been gathering in London for a prestigious event ...

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Christmas sock competition – the winners!

Posted by Katrina

I recently posted about a group of secondary school pupils whose Christmas sock designs were being made and sold on the SockShop site this winter.

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Lesson time at SockShop HQ

Posted by Katrina

Back in February I featured six Christmas novelty sock designs drawn by pupils from a local secondary school, which were shortlisted for our ‘design a sock’ competition. The designs were sent off to be made into samples so that we could get an idea of which ones worked best on an actual sock, then choose an overall winner.

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"So this season!" – The design of the sock

Posted by Katrina

So the design team have read the right books, completed their homework, and now the design work can begin! At this point, I have been reliably informed that the process should go rather quickly and smoothly, as long as enough research has been done!

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One man. One giant sock. Two marathons.

Posted by Katrina

The hard work and commitment it takes to run a marathon means that many people don’t ever tackle it, while some attempt it as a once-in-a- lifetime event. But for Stephen Peel, a 60-year-old hairdresser from Ashton, one just wasn’t enough. He has run two marathons – London and Paris - in the space of a week. Dressed as a sock.

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