The Sneakers No Man
Should Be Without
Nearly two dozen of the best modern kicks to buy right now.
The good thing about no-show socks? You get to flash your tanned ankles, adding some rakish charm to your warm weather look. The bad thing about no-show socks is that so many of them end up slipping down into your shoe (which is uncomfortable, gets sweat all over your shoes and can lead to blisters). But finally, brands have mastered the necessary research and development to make quality invisible socks that do everything they're supposed to do. That being, save your shoes and feet from sweat and smells while staying put. Herewith, the five best to buy right now.
The fabric here is thicker, with a performance feel thanks to extra-long staple cotton (which also helps with moisture-wicking). Plus, Bombas donates a pair to organizations helping the homeless for every pair purchased.
$12 by Bombas
This six-pack comes in varying sizes: four pairs for dress shoes and sneakers, along with two extra low pairs for loafers. They're lightweight and hug your feet in a way that they never move. Plus, they're cut low enough to never peek out of your shoes.
$49 for six pairs, by Nice Laundry
If you want really thin socks for your loafers, these aren't it. But if you have shoes that need extra cushioning, these are perfect. They're also snug and the silicone heel gripper keeps them in place.
$13.50 for three pairs, by Sperry
These breathable no-shows feature a mesh top panel and quick-drying DRY technology, along with anti-microbial properties to fight odor for a less swampy feel.
$3.90 by Uniqlo
Moisture-wicking fibers and an articulated foot bed along with elastic arch support help to increase airflow and keep your feet cool and dry. Plus, the seamless toe closure means no ripping or poking a hole in your sock.
$10 by Stance