7 Homegrown Brands All Sock Lovers Should Try Out
The pandemic and lockdown made us look at our pyjamas and socks with new respect. And the quirky socks space has grown edgy and popular, as brands upped the ante with socks in colourful monochrome, graphical prints, and statement patterns. Here’s a quick list of the news ones.
If you are someone who loves theme-based socks, Balenzia’s socks might be the ones for you. They do quirky prints and themes of TV shows and movies such as F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Tokidoki, and Harry Potter. The brand is known for its specialisation in high-quality socks such as gym, wool, and anti-skid socks.
BOMBAY SOCK COMPANY
Love us some soft yarn. Bombay Sock Company offers a range of socks in pastel shades, which also come in quirky prints. Bombay Sock Company uses fabrics that boast anti- microbial and moisture- wicking properties. If you’re a business professional or a corporate lawyer, all you need to add a fun element to your everyday dressing, are these socks.
MINT & OAK
Mint & Oak is all about adding a fresh pair of socks to your everyday fits. The brand has this freshness technology to balance out odour-causing bacteria, keeping the socks fresh throughout. From cute animal prints to classic polka dots, Mint & Oak has a lot to offer. If you have a friend obsessed with socks, you can curate a gift box of three for them for a special occasion.
If you’re a sockaholic and love hoarding a variety of socks in different patterns, colours, and designs, Sock Republic should be on your browsing list. From business to casual style, they have curated a collection of socks that will fit everyone’s needs, moods, shoes, and occasions. Sock Republic has launched ‘Funky Bamboo Blend Socks’ especially for men, keeping the Indian climate in mind and how it affects the comfort of your feet. Their socks combine a unique fabric blend that provides a soft and moisture-relieving effect to the feet.
Thela Gaadi’s socks definitely let your feet do all the talking. The brand curates socks that are functional, aesthetic, playful, and fuzzy. These socks also come in a muted aesthetic that makes a statement without going over the top, perfect for office wear. If you are someone who is all about the ’90s, or the cartoon scene, Thela Gaadi has the entire Cartoon Network collection, right from Scooby-Doo to The Flintstones. Self-gift a pair to relive the nostalgia.
Soxy Toes has the widest range of socks for anyone who absolutely loves everything pop culture. If you are in vacation mode, you can grab their ‘Aloha’ socks, but if it’s time to party, pick out the ‘Chug Me Down’ pair. They have a pair of socks for every mood.
SockSoho offers cotton designer socks for men in India. These socks are crafted with premium Combed Cotton and Scottish Lisle Cotton, engineered with Korean technology to provide that perfect grip to your feet without feeling too tight. The gift set options from SockSoho are a superhit, there’s something for everyone. Vicky Kaushal was spotted wearing SockSoho and U2 Rockstars, Bono and The Edge, were spotted checking out the Steve Jobs Edition by the brand.