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Product sourcing by Sarah Fischer and Erica Wark
Photography by Marc Fowler/Metropolis Studio
Björn Borg cotton socks for men are the perfect way to add a festive pop of colour to a suit-and-tie affair. $18. Stroked Ego, 224 Bank St., 613-667-3008.
SmartWool women’s socks offer trail-tested comfort and exceptional tailored fit. Made from merino wool, these socks wick moisture away from the body and keep toes warm in any weather. $20.50. Mountain Equipment Co-op, 366 Richmond Rd., 613-729-2700.
Those who love BabyLegs, the funky leg warmers for little ones, will love these socks by the same company. $8.95 for two pairs. Baby enRoute, 416 Richmond Rd., 613-695-3416.
Combed-cotton Happy Socks are designed in Sweden for colourful men and women. Reinforced toe and heel panels mean these accessories will be enjoyed for years to come. $12. Roadtrip, 24B York St., 613-562-0992.
Inject a bit of frivolous fun with these knee-highs. The two-tone lipstick pattern and grey background mean endless wardrobe possibilities. $12.50. Fancy Sox, 50 Rideau St., Rideau Centre, 613-230-7439.