Have the perfect skirt but at a loss for where to find the perfect pair of knee-high socks? Versatile, they can go under trousers and jeans at work, and with all the variety out there today it’s easy to use knee-highs as a way to express yourself and add your own stamp on your outfit. Below are some of the best online places to buy knee-high socks, places with the widest selection and the coolest stock.
Sockdreams.com has knee-high socks in dozens of different styles, so you can be sure that there’s one (or more) that’s perfect for you. Polka dots, brilliant tie-dyed, vibrant stripes, basket weave, and playful critters are just some of the choices available. You can wear a beautiful rendition of Van Gogh’s Starry Night or an elegant pocket watch design for eccentric flair, all for just $8. Love cards? Then pick up these poker suit knee-highs, also for $8. The Polonova designs, gold or silver metallic patterns against a black background, are particularly striking. They go for $20.
If you’re looking for something just as bright to jazz up a work outfit, sockittome.com has a good range of argyle knee-high socks that pair complementary colors. Absolutesocks.com also has a good selection of knee-highs in solid colors, so you’re sure to find something for any outfit. For even more of a statement, try some of their deliberately mismatched socks.
Sockittome.com also has a large selection of themes and prints. Their striped knee-high socks range from tight zebra stripes to big bands of color. If you love birds, check out their “Birds on a wire” knee-highs where dark birds perch on a spiraling wire against a teal background for just $9. If fright’s more your thing, then check out the “Zombie Love” socks. In the “funky” series you can even get a pair of gnome socks!
If you’re a fan of fuzzy socks that keep your feet toasty in the winter, you’ll be delighted to know that absolutesocks.com carries knee-high fuzzy socks for only $8. If none of the polka dots grabs you, try their star patterns.
Department stores and other apparel stores also sell basic knee-high socks, although their selection can be more limited. Nordstrom’s online has 3 pairs for $18 of solid knee-high socks in black, brown, dark green or white, perfect for the work place or under trousers. Likewise, Macy’s sells opaque knee high socks for work at just $6.50 a pair. If sheer socks are what you’re after, Target sells knee-highs for just $4. Elsewhere, American Apparel sells solid knee-highs with stripes around the top for $10.
For knee-highs that are warm enough to help you wear a skirt in the winter, HUE makes cable knit socks, soft enough that the braid won’t dig into your leg. These go for just $7. You can find these, along with regular opaque knee high socks by HUE on barenecessities.com, which also stocks a range of other brands such as Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren.