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Soccs to socks! The history you never knew you wanted.

19th Jan 2021

Soccs to socks! The history you never knew you wanted.
It's no secret that we're supremely sock obsessed over here at Absolute Socks. This may be about all things socks, but rest assured, we're going to blow your mind on the evolution of socks. Today we're exploring how socks came onto the radar from 5th century Europe to the modern age.Soccs For SaleDid you know socks were originally called stockings until the 17th century? Or that the Old English word "socc" meant light slipper? But where did "socc...
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Then and Now: A Look at Christmas Stockings

18th Dec 2020

Then and Now: A Look at Christmas Stockings
Are you as obsessed with Christmas stockings as we are?Learn more about the history of Christmas stockings and a scandalous moment in holiday historyThe holidays are here! And whether or not you traditionally celebrate Christmas or prefer to do your own thing, we can all agree that it's a time for generosity and togetherness. We wanted to give mad props to Charles Dickens for bringing that holiday spirit to the masses. He may not have been the fi...
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You won't believe what the earliest socks were like.

20th Nov 2020

You won't believe what the earliest socks were like.
Have you ever stopped to wonder why our ancestors felt thankful to have socks? To answer that question, let's walk through the earliest history of socks together.Stone AgesIt is believed that it all started in the stone ages when, unlike today when in addition to functionality, socks are considered accessories and used to make a fashion statement - socks were a real true necessity. Our ancestors used different materials to fashion some kind...
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