DeFeet

The ultimate socks and gloves for pushing the limits when cycling the city

by Scott Cooke As an avid city cyclist and man constantly on the move, finding accessories that can keep up with my lifestyle is a challenge within itself. Although I’d heard good things about the brand, I was reluctant to try DeFeet socks and gloves at first, due to their ultra sporty appearance. But after three weeks of wearing them through my daily urban triathlon, …

Mismatch Socks

Multi-patterned knit socks because "life is too short for matching socks"

Among the folk knits, antique textiles, small-trade crafts and other neo-hippie goods at shop New High (M)art, the “Mismatch Socks” not only keep feet cozy and looking fresh this winter but also perfectly illustrate the Griffith Park, L.A. retailer’s commitment to quality, unusual products. The vibrantly-colored socks, made of recycled cotton, nylon and lycra in the U.S.A., come in a range of sizes and sell …

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 …