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5 reasons why socks make great Christmas presents

Posted by Danielle

No matter how you define its beginning – whether it’s seeing that famous soft drinks advert on the TV, noticing decorations and lights popping up here, there and everywhere, or finding yourself involuntarily singing Mistletoe and Wine – the Christmas season is moving in and, regardless of your best efforts at blissful ignorance, it’s about time to start the shopping. Don’t worry though, if all else fails we know of a sure-fire stocking filler that’s a winner every time: socks, of course

5 reasons why socks make great Christmas presents

Okay, so maybe they’re a little cliché and we know we’re biased but hey, there’s a reason they’re in the present pile year after year.
Here’s 5 reasons why socks make great Christmas gifts:

1. Because Professor Dumbledore says so…

Firstly and, probably most importantly, if the super wise and widely respected headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is disappointed when he doesn’t get a pair of socks for Christmas, well then you know what a wonderful gift they make.

"One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” ― Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling

2. Because there are thousands upon thousands to choose from - there’s literally something for everyone!
Whether you’re buying for the simple and serious sock wearer, the cartoon loving kid or the frosty-toed heat seeker, you’ll find a pair of socks to suit, trust us!
5 reasons why socks make great Christmas presents
3. They’ll definitely wear them... Whether they like them or not (though why they wouldn't is beyond us)

So (by some strange chance) the recipient may not be a huge fan of the pattern you’ve chosen, but you can more than likely count on the fact that they’ll wear the socks you gifted them anyway because… Well, EVERYBODY needs socks! (We’re not sure we can say the same for Gran’s “classic” knitted Christmas jumper…)

4. Some of them are more (or even less) than they seem…

From the ever popular slipper sock, to the office-worker-by-day-superhero-by-night cape sock (not to mention the kind of socks that can’t even be seen under your shoes!), socks can double up as a great many things!

5 reasons why socks make great Christmas presents

5. They’re a doddle to wrap

There’s nothing worse than finding a tinsel tinglingly incredible Christmas gift for a loved one only to discover that, no matter what position you place it on the paper, you just can’t wrap it up! Socks are a piece of cake (yeah, obviously not literally) - pop them into the kids’ Christmas stockings or just follow our Christmas wrapping guide for easy peasy sock wrapping. Voilà!

5 reasons why socks make great Christmas presents


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