The Best Designed Socks For Men.
This was a no-brainer for me, Jimmy Lion simply have the best designed socks for men. They are bold and playful designs that everyone just loves. At LustBox we have featured Jimmy Lion 4 different times in our subscription box. It just have been awesome to see all their new designs come out every collection. They were actually the first sock brand that we included in our subscription box.
Jimmy Lion produce their socks at a factory in Portugal, the founders are Spanish and they live in New York. Everything about their collection is creative, from the design to the presentation. It has been almost 2,5 years now since I got my first Jimmy Lion socks and believe me I wore them a lot when they arrived. They have faded a little as expected, but I still use them on a regular basis.
If I had to choose my 2 favorite designs from them, then it would have to be the flamingo socks and the summertime socks. Their mid-calf socks that they sell are all just $12 a pair. It is a steal for the awesome design and quality you will receive. There are a couple of options also available in our Build a Box option. They definitely deserve a slot in this 5 best socks for men article.
The Best No-Show Socks
This is a tough one! We have worked with 3 different no-show brands, but I think I have to say that William & Sterling are the best no-show socks on the market for men. A common trait when it comes to no-show socks is that they have rubber in the heel to stop them from slipping off. I can’t say that I have experienced no-show socks that don’t slip, but these are pretty good. The best part about William & Sterling is that they offer both loafer and oxford socks.
William & Sterling are designed in Sweden. The socks come in neutral, polkadots, argyle and striped design. No-show socks are a niche segment as it for most people are socks that you wear in a season for 2-3 months a year. But when picking the 5 best socks for men it is important to include this segment. The socks sell for $11 a pair and can also be found in our Build a Box option.
The Most Popular Socks For Men
We have been through 3 out of the 5 best socks for men, but this one has not yet been included. The most popular socks we have had has got to be, Southern Scholar. The reason for this I think is the stylish and neutral design mixed with high quality brushed polyester and spandex. We had the polkadot socks from them in our subscription box in April 2016 and they were really well received and has been our bestseller in our Build a Box option ever since.
A pair of Southern Scholar socks are $15 which is a fair price. These socks go great with casual and classy attires.
The Best Value Sock
Drumroll! What is the best value sock out of the 5 best socks for men that i’ve mentioned above. For this criteria I’ve considered price, design, quality, feel and durability. It really is a tough call with so many great brands to chose from, but the winner is; Jimmy Lion!
Why Jimmy Lion Won The Best Value Socks?
The reason for this is that Jimmy Lion ranks well in every criteria. They are among the most cost-friendly socks I’ve talked about in this article about the 5 best socks for men. They have great designs, but also offer a wide variety of colors, patters and styles. Jimmy Lion produce great quality socks, as I said earlier in this post, I’ve had mine for 2,5 years and still can’t get enough of them. And to top it all, they feel great!
Not found your style or favorite yet?
Here are 6 other sock brands that we have worked with that didn’t make the 5 best socks for men list.
It doesn’t mean that they are not great options, it just means that they did not rank number 1 with us this time. As all companies, they strive to improve their products and service and therefore might make the list soon enough. Every collection is a new chance to create something special.
The paisley patterned socks from Swanky Socks is definitely something special. It has been one of our best selling products in our Build a Box and was the best selling product in our pop up store. We only have a few left, so first one to pick up one of these bad boys. We are excited to check out their merino wool socks. These socks retails for $15 and the merino wool socks retails for $25.
A British sock brand that is now based in Los Angeles. They are famous for their Game of Thrones socks. Yes, you read that right!
Game of Thrones socks!
But we have not featured those socks in our box. If you are a Game of Thrones enthusiast then these are perfect for you and reasonable!
The socks we had from Gallant Beau has been well received by our subscription members, if you like a lot of colors in your socks and bold patterns, than this is a great choice. The regular socks retails for $19.50.
Moustard is another British brand. The socks they sell are produced in Turkey. This is the cheapest socks you will find in this article. The price is around $9,50 for a pair. That is a GREAT deal! Even through the price is low it does not reflect the quality. The design is bold and playful and appeal to a broad audience.
Looking for a shorter sock?
Then the crew socks from Mojja is a great option! These are made in South Korea. This is the first socks I’ve ever had from South Korea. They hold up great and are really soft. Mojja is a Canadian based brand and offer a large variety of socks. These socks are also $9,50 for a pair just like Moustard. Check out our selection of Mojja socks.
Back in October we had the honor of having a collaboration with Australian influencer, @thefilteredfit. The Filtered Fit is on of the biggest men’s style influencers on Instagram. He has over 80 000 followers and is frequently featured on the largest inspiration accounts. His real name is Brian and he is a perfect gentleman. Brian choose the SoxHQ socks that were named after him. Yes, the socks with coffee on them. His signature shot is with a coffee cup in his hand.
SoxHQ offer a wide selection of statement socks as they call it. I am a huge fan of the doughnut socks and the sushi socks. These socks all come at a reasonable price tag of $11,50 for a pair. It is not the most flexible socks on the market, but the designs are pretty awesome and the feel good too. Looking for the coffee socks above? Check our Build a Box, there should still be a few left.
Not satisfied yet?
I will give you one last sock brand for you to check out.
Super Duper Socks
Yes, that is its actual name. This is a Norwegian sock brand that produce their socks in Latvia. They say that their socks are produced in Latvia by really pretty blonde girls (and a few ugly once). I hope some of the workers don’ t visit their website. Super Duper Socks are comfortable, affordable, unique and stylish.
Yes, the socks are as bold as their Instagram account. In the Super Duper Socks collection you can find everything from carrot socks to mustache socks. They are also just $10 a pair!
So there you have it, the 5 best socks for men plus 6 extra awesome sock brands! I hope you have found what you came for.
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/Paal Friele Grung
Co-founder of LustBox