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Yes, You Should Be Wearing Socks to Bed! Here's Why.

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Yes, You Should Be Wearing Socks to Bed! Here's Why.

On a cold night, nothing feels better than sliding into your comfiest jammies, fluffiest socks and heaviest down comforter. But if you’re like many of us, you may wake up half-naked, drenched in sweat, socks and blankets tossed haphazardly overboard. But keeping your socks on as you cruise through R.E.M. cycles is actually pretty important, according to the experts. Let’s take a deep dive into why. The Temperature of Your Feet Matters Did you know that feet actually have a massive impact on your overall body temperature? Yes, indeed: The blood vessels in your tootsies contract and slow down blood...

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Should Socks Match Pants or Shoes?

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Should Socks Match Pants or Shoes?

In the rules of fashion, it’s all about knowing how to match. But what exactly should match, anyway? We know that our belts and shoes should coordinate, according to the non-existent fashion rulebook. We know that you’re not supposed to pair brown and black. But what about the less clearly defined style considerations? Among the most hotly debated is this one: Should your socks match your pants or your shoes? We’re no high fashion authority (except for when it comes to funny socks), but with socks in our wheelhouse, we will settle this debate once and for all. Rule No....

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Wintry Wisdom: The Best Socks to Keep Your Feet Warm

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Wintry Wisdom: The Best Socks to Keep Your Feet Warm

The cold is fast approaching (yes, we’re actively resisting the urge to insert a popular Game of Thrones expression here) and that means it’s time to break out the winter coats and your fave pairs of cozy socks. But which socks are the best socks to keep feet warm? Here at The Sock Drawer, we think warm socks are just as important a consideration as style and personality, of course. What can we say? Funny socks are our thing.  Keeping Your Feet Toasty We admit warmth majorly matters, especially if you live somewhere that regularly dips below 40. So let’s...

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Old Soles: What to Do with Old Socks

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Old Soles: What to Do with Old Socks

If you’re anything like us, you probably feel a deep sadness every time you have to throw away an orphaned, holey or stretched-out sock. Whether it was made of super-cozy materials or featured a pattern you loved, it’s hard to say goodbye to your fave foot warmers. As an answer to this conundrum, our sock fairies have dreamed up a ton of fun things you can do with old socks to keep them alive and well, prolonging their inevitable au revoir for just a little bit longer. Get Crafty: Turn Old Socks into Treasures Got a pile of old socks...

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The Secret Is Out: Here’s Why Socks Make the Best Secret Santa Gifts

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The Secret Is Out: Here’s Why Socks Make the Best Secret Santa Gifts

Got the dreaded annual secret Santa gift exchange invitation email? Dread no more, gifters! Because we’ve got everything you’ve ever wanted in a secret Santa gift. Spoiler alert — it’s socks! We sock fairies believe our wares are the gold standard of secret Santa gifts for a bunch of different reasons, but mainly the ones listed below. So, go ahead and stock up on stockings for the next time you’ve got to draw a recipient’s name out of a hat, and read on to learn why it’ll be the best decision you make this holiday season 1. They Suit Every...

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