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Charley Harper Socks from Smartwool

May 19, 2015

The Sock Drawer is honored to have been chosen as one of the few exclusive retailers of the Charley Harper collection from Smartwool!  Charley Harper (1922-2007) was a famous American Modernist artist who had a gift for capturing nature's vibrancy in his paintings.  These gorgeous merino-blend socks showcase some of Charley Harper's famous nature artwork.   Charley Harper grew up in Ohio and went to the Art Academy of Cincinnati.  It was there that he met his wife, Edie, and after traveling the country with her he went back and became a teacher at the academy.  He went on to found Harper Studios with Edie and their son, Brett.  Charley made artwork for books, magazines, bird sanctuaries, zoos, the National... Continue Reading →

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