Thicker and higher cut than the others, these are ideal for sneakers or lace-ups.

$18 at Amazon

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No-Show Socks

In the midst of summer's heat and humidity, going sockless loses its roguish charm and becomes something of an issue. If you're worried about excessive sweating or ruining your shoes, get the look with some cotton liners, also known as no-show or loafer socks. There are a lot of options these days, so finding the right pair for you can be tricky. We've weeded through dozens and found the four worth checking out.


Cushy and contouring, these low-cut liners feel great against your feet.

$8 by MS&Co.

Hook + Albert

These pima cotton socks come in eight colors and a clever rubber grip keeps the heel in place.

$16.50 at Nordstrom

Polo Ralph Lauren

Extremely thin, these barely-there liners work with any shoe and have the same rubber heel tab.

$18 for three at Nordstrom

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July 17, 2012

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