While it is oft-considered one of the worst fashion crimes anybody can commit, it seems there is one place in the world where people can get away with wearing men's socks
and sandals - Germany.
According to a poll by market research company GfK reported by the German Press Agency, German ladies can't get enough of men in socks and sandals, a fashion that is even more popular in the east of the country.
However, since the news was reported on April 1st, readers could be forgiven for taking this revelation with a pinch of salt.
Meanwhile, when it comes to swimwear, 58 per cent of east German women prefer tight trunks and T-shirts over baggy swimming shorts.
Actress Emma Roberts was recently spotted putting her own spin on socks and sandals with a pair of black thigh-highs teamed with strappy leopardprint footwear.
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