You won’t find anyone crazier about socks than SockShop!
Since 1983 we’ve done very little else but live and breathe socks - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – and even to this day we still do... all from our beautiful Bolton mill.
Our world-leading range includes garments from more than 70 brands, chosen by us to cover all tastes and trends - patterned or plain, compression or cosy.
Whether you love socks like us, or simply need to re-stock your drawers - we’ve got what you need in our huge online store.
And we don’t stop at socks.
Underwear, hosiery, scarves - you name it, we’ve got it all here at great prices.
And as members of the Ethical Trading Initiative, you can be sure of our integrity and quality.
What’s more, you’ll never be left waiting. Our warehouse is always stocked with millions of items ready to be shipped out to you.
For a safe pair of hands (and feet) choose the SockShop experience. Just ask our growing army of fans on Facebook.
Our story in a nutshell...
SockShop started in 1983 - the brainchild of Sophie Mirman and Richard P. Ross.
From an idea first labelled “silly”, ours is one of the greatest success stories in British retail.
Part of the Ruia Group since 2006, we’ve become an online giant supplying over 240 countries across the world with our ever-growing product range.
"People should be able to buy socks and stockings as easily as they buy newspapers".
This was Sophie’s view, and one which led her to create the very first SockShop, at London’s Knightsbridge tube station.
Four years later, there were 52 stores in the SockShop chain and we’d become one of the fastest-growing speciality retailers in Europe. Soon we were setting up shop around the world; our novelty design, bold colours and dramatic patterns making us a household name, from Paris to New York.
Modernising for success
We strive to be the first to bring new ideas to the market.
Having dealt with the changing demands of time and fashion, SockShop has reached the point where we stand now - the forefront of online retail.
From socks and tights to hats, gloves, scarves and underwear - we continue to offer better prices and a quality, trusted experience.
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