Monday, October 19, 2015

SOCKS SOCK IT TO ME -Tubular Style

Darn Tough, Wigwam, Fox River, L.L. Bean

How to appeal to the younger, more fashion conscious millennial sock buyers?

Of course, by going all retro-to the iconic gym-indoor and chunky wool outdoor styles that were popular when their parents were growing up!

In athletic stocks...for not only those who got the Air Jordan 1 when  it actually went on sale-the first time...but also for those who are on to the Air Jordan Retro 13 version----the nostalgic display of the classic looking tube socks...
Made in Vermont-DARN TOUGH's micro fine 17.2 micron merino wool (40%) -guaranteed for life...Dynamite Stripe Crew Light Cushion-seamless construction and smooth fit-no bunching or slipping (with nylon+Lycra® Spandex)-more of this century! $19-3 color options-Men's sizes M-XL
left-King Tube-right El-Pine
Made in the USA -Wigwam socks...leverages its heritage for the still in or just outta school humans with Classic tube socks and an an campaign that is trend on modern yet sooooo 70s too....the decade conjuring up a lot of fashion silhouettes these days. 

King Tube brings up not so fond memories of gym class---but groovin' the retro, utilitarian style now-a whole new generation -who cants pair with platform Kork-ese sandals-just like mom did.
chunky wool knit hiking socks.-modern urban outdoors

Courtside= midweight updated Classic. Back to the future in looks-but made of functioning performance fibers like 71% driRelease's moisture wicking Tencel, stretch nylon and 2%Spandex for a no sag fit that survives laundry

Whippersnapper-in front-one for the guys  with bridseye stitch boot sock ,ad of performing acrylic knit, 13% stretch nylon

Love these---iconic cold weather, chunky wools get fresh update from Fox River-in the NEW AMERICAN RAGG wool collection. Made in the USA---based in Iowa---of soft merino wool (itch free) and moisture wicking, Wick Dry® technology.
New American Ragg Knee High medium weight $17.99-smooth flat toe seams comfort+durability unisex sizes in fuchsia purple, midnight

New American Ragg Fingerless medium weight $14.99 elastic cuffs -midnight, turquoise, fuchsia, black
New American Ragg Gloves medium weight $14.99 elastic cuffs -midnight, turquoise, fuchsia, black

New American Ragg Crew-medium weight $15.99/per, unisex sizes-smooth flat toe seams for comfort

What to wear with those always selling out Duck Boots...from L.L. Bean-sock choices:
Merino Wool Ragg Sock-itch free primo imported Aussie merino wool with nylon/elastic 10" socks- for comfort and durability.  2 pairs/$19.95
Women's Cotton Ragg-soft itch free cotton slubb-made in the USA...2 pairs $19.95 -there's a men's version too