Sweet Marcel

Limited edition over-the-knee socks from a Texan designer

A collection of avant-garde knee socks reaches us from the wilds of suburban Dallas, Texas. Designer Amy Anderson likens each pair as “wearable art” and produces each design in limited quantities. Crafted from 78% cotton blended with polyamide and elastane at an ethically-certified textile mill in central Turkey, once a design sells out, it’s gone forever—but makes way for a new one to take its …

Memphis Socks

American Apparel's take on the iconic Italian design movement of the '80s

Borrowing a defining ’80s look from the Memphis designers, American Apparel recently did up socks with stripes, color blocking, and the vivid, playful hues of the era. The Memphis Socks come in three different colorways, are calf-high and work for men or women. Pick them up from American Apparel for $12 a pop.

Happy Socks Holiday Cards

by Maggie York-Worth The free-spirited Swedish label Happy Socks teamed up with six promising artists to add even more joy to the holiday season, collaborating on a series of cards starring their quirky socks in various settings. Riffing on the brand's design ethos, punchy graphics and playful approach, the irreverent images also allow each artist's particular aesthetic to shine through. The line-up of artists consists …