Ankle socks are both warmer than bare legs and more summery than tights, making them the ideal legwear for the current cold climate, an expert has asserted.
Style commentator Katy Smail made her remarks in an article for clothing resource My Fashion Life, adding that spring might be considered sprung but the blizzard she just battled begs to differ.
can be quirky, preppy or coquettish, depending on their design, she continued, making them a useful and versatile addition to a wardrobe.
"They sound like the best thing since black tights
but in reality there are a couple of small print issues. Namely, your ankles
may be toasty
but they still leave a large portion of the leg exposed," Ms Smail added.
However, she concluded that in pursuit of perfect style, chilly knees
are a sacrifice worth making.
Recently, many British women have been ditching their hosiery
in favour of socks
, with a particular current trend for knee-high woollies
which certainly will keep the wearer's knees toasty
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