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Sock Lengths

By the time that you have succumbed into the depths of sock obsession, you may have already noticed that all types of socks come in different lengths. The terms are also different that it can get a little confusing sometimes.

This guide will definitely help with that. Here are the different terms, so that the next time you go sock shopping, you'd know which shelf to go. 

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1. NO SHOWS

Also known as Peds, Liners or Invisibles. Worn by many if they don't want their socks to be seen. These are mostly worn during summer and workout sessions.

2. ANKLE SOCKS

As the name suggests, this type of sock rests on the ankle or a few inches above it. Pairs great with trendy sneakers for men or cute flats, heels and booties for women.

3. CREW SOCKS

Falls in the middle of the calf and probably the most common and the most popular among all the sock lengths. 

4. KNEE HIGH SOCKS

Some may call this as Over-The-Calf. Popular among women who love socks that peek out above boots or worn with shorts or skits for a more trendy look. Most athletic socks for women also comes in this height.

5. OVER-THE-KNEE SOCKS

Stands just right above the knee, this sock type is popular during the colder months. 

6. THIGH HIGHS

Fun and daring since they extend up to the thigh. Usually made from a thinner fabric and has an elastic band at the top to keep it in place.

 

Some brands might be using these terms interchangeably but we hope that this clears up some confusion on the lengths. Click here to check out our wide range of socks and start shopping now!