Darn fine socks
And the winner of our Send us your socks! competition is….
Rachael Hamilton for her highly individual styling of a pair of Scott Nichol socks with a bikini, sunglasses and, as far as we can make out a Steve Jobs biography. Congratulations a pair of bright and beautiful Scott Nichol socks are yours – we look forward to seeing how you wear them!
If you thought the excitement went out of ankles with the Victorians, then it’s time to think again. Donning a pair of bold, coloured socks is the perfect way to stand out from the crowd and draw attention to your fabulous footwear.
It is the details that distinguish the well-groomed, stylish man from the merely smart man and socks fall squarely into this category. Scott Nichol is a traditional manufacturer of hand-finished socks and we are particularly partial to their range of zesty, sunny Oxfords, with their contrast heel and toe.
The Oxford colourways range from cool, elegant, icy blue through to flamboyant, big personality pink. And thanks to their virtually seamless, handlinked finish and the use of natural materials, there will be no irritating wrinkles at your toes and your feet will breathe easy.
Stepping into even more adventurous territory, we also rather like a big, bold deckchair stripe on our socks. This is a look worked with aplomb by journalist, presenter and style icon, Jon Snow, who found time to address the serious issue of socks from his soapbox Snowblog.
‘Decent cotton socks with bright colours are a statement of independence. Who wants to wear old grey ones, or worse, old black ones? Socks and ties are the only ostentatious statement a well-dressed man can make.’
We couldn’t have put it better.
Sadly, we can’t promise that Scott Nichol socks will make the boring bits of your job go away, but they will bring cheer to your day and comfort to your feet. So go forth, indulge in individuality, pad around with pride – even in your stocking soles, but, for heaven’s sake before you do, take a closer look at what you’re putting on your feet.
Send us your socks!
Not literally, a photo will do – join the celebration of Bold and Bright. The more individual the better! We will load the best ones into an album on Facebook in the beginning of August. The most individual and fun one will win a FREE PAIR of Scott Nichol socks.
To get you going, here are a few examples from Scott Nichol themselves.
Here are some of the entries that have been sent. Come on, join in. You never know, you might win!