While socks are nothing new, bright, colorful socks have been making waves in the fashion industry in recent years. How did such a small article of clothing that people usually don't see, evolve into a worldwide trend? Well, socks aren't just for keeping toes cozy and warm anymore! They are a quick and easy way to show off your style, give your look a new flair, or add a pop of color to any outfit. Keep reading for the top five ways to wear colorful socks for men and women. Grab your most unique pair of crew socks and show off those happy feet!
1. Rolled or Cuffed Jeans
This look works especially great for men looking to amp up an everyday casual look. Pair your favorite colorful crew socks and slightly roll your jeans to your ankles to show them off. Remember the reason for colorful socks is to have fun. Going with a classic style like the cuffed jean will keep you still looking put together.
2. Shorts and Socks
This trend from the early 90s is making its way back. So, grab your colorful socks, lace up your Vans, and grab your board! Skateboarders have loved wearing shorts and socks for decades, and today, even those who don’t like to ride are jumping on the bandwagon. With statement socks, you can wear any color, design, and style you want, that’s the beauty of them.
3. Formal Looks
Wearing a pair of fun dress socks is one of the easiest ways to spice up a more formal outfit. From the office to a dinner party, or even a wedding, show off a minimal pop of color. The best tip to remember here is that you want to avoid looking silly to tacky at all costs. Try going with a bright but still somewhat mellow fun dress sock to add the perfect punch.
4. Over Leggings
Girls will know with fall fast approaching; it's almost time to pull out our beloved leggings. Add a pair of colorful socks over your leggings to give your favorite pair a facelift! Plus, they will keep your tootsies from freezing in the winter too! Cozy up next to the fireplace or couple with a great pair of Chelsea boots for the perfect autumn outfit.
5. Socks with Heels
While wearing socks with heels may sound like a major fashion faux pas to some, the trend has been a recent hit on runways in Paris, Milan, and New York. While this look is not for the faint of heart, girls looking to make a statement with their colorful socks have been choosing to pair them with patterned or solid colored heels.
Colorful socks should be used as a way to express yourself, let your imagination run wild, and always remember there are no 'rules' when it comes to wearing colorful socks. Whether you're dressing for a formal or casual event, let your socks be a fun focal point of your outfit.