How to Pull Off That 'No Socks' Look
Your ankles have suffered long enough—it's time to let them run free for summer. While we love the sockless look paired with cool loafers or slip-on sneakers, the sartorial choice isn't so easy on your shoes. See, your feet sweat, and sweat breaks down the material on your shoes, wearing them out faster and shortening their lifespan.
Your solution: no-show socks. Sure, you might not need socks with these shoes, but discreet no-shows are a game changer. They're more comfortable, less sweaty, and they'll help your shoes last longer. All that, and they won't disrupt your bare ankle look. Here are 10 of the best.
ALDO Foreng No-Show Socks
A basic pair for those who like to keep it simple.
P555 for 3 pairs, https://www.facebook.com/AldoPhilippines/
UNIQLO Low Cut Socks
These socks are lined with non-slip material, reinforced with thicker fabric at the toe and heel, and enhanced with odor-neutralizing properties.
P590 for 3 pairs, uniqlo.com/ph
PROPPY NS Arrow Socks
Only you can see your socks, so wear whatever pattern you like.
SPERRY No-Show Liner
These shoe liners are cushioned throughout the heel, sole, and toe.
P895 for 3 pairs, sperry.com.ph
DEBENHAMS Active Sports No Show Socks
These socks come with arch support and are made from wickable fabric, meaning moisture easily passes through the fabric and gets “wicked” away as you move.
P795 for 3 pairs, www.facebook.com/DebenhamsPhilippines/
EXPED Footcover Socks
Exped’s anti-bacterial and anti-fungal charcoal socks keep your feet smelling fresh and clean.
P320 for 3 pairs, zalora.com.ph
ZALORA Melange Invisible Socks
If you love your loafers, you might as well stock up on six pairs.
P699 for 6 pairs, zalora.com.ph
ZARA Camouflage Shoeliner Socks
Since these are high-cut, wear them under sneakers rather than loafers or boat shoes.
P595 for 3 pairs, zara.com
GOLD TOE No Show Liners
These liners have a silicone grip to prevent slipping, and are designed with y-heel construction for comfort.
P249.75 for 2 pairs, Rustan’s Department Store
UNDER ARMOUR Heat-gear No Show Socks
These socks are best for workouts, since Under Armour’s Heat Gear technology helps keep your feet cool and dry.
P995 for 3 pairs, zalora.com.ph
This story originally appeared on Esquire.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.