Better Socks Equal Better Days

Better Socks Equal Better Days

There’s a psychological boost that comes with pulling on some new socks

Nice Laundry men's socks

I've been padding around the house for weeks now, almost exclusively in socks. I'm guessing you have too. And maybe it was my lack of shoes or perhaps I just wore out my favorite pairs pacing around my apartment worrying about the current state of the world, but I realized that many of my socks were looking a bit worse for wear. After all, our everyday socks get worn (and washed) a lot. That's why it's important to invest in quality pairs.

But it's even more important to re-up your collection now and then. That way, your sock drawer stays in peak condition and you can continually enjoy the psychological boost that comes with pulling on a fresh pair of socks. Trust me, it's the little things—like comfortable socks without holes that stay up on your legs—that we need in these uncertain times. And the good news is that there are plenty to choose from. Have some fun with colors or slightly off-kilter designs (without dipping into "funny sock guy" territory).

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The Best Everyday Socks

American Trench Kennedy Luxe Socks

Kennedy luxe socks,
$19.50 by American Trench

Adidas Mid-Cut 3-Pack Socks

Mid-cut 3-pack socks,
$19 by Adidas

With a seamless toe and their signature honeycomb arch support system

Tri-block calf socks,
$12 by Bombas

Carhartt WIP French Terry Logo Socks

French terry logo socks,
$18 by Carhartt WIP

Ralph Lauren Logo Stripe Crew 3-Pack Socks

Logo stripe crew 3-pack socks,
$20 by Ralph Lauren

Corgi Hand-Linked Floral Knit Socks

Hand-linked floral knit socks,
$35 by Corgi

Urban Outfitters Embroidered Bee Crew Socks

Embroidered bee crew socks,
$10 by Urban Outfitters

Micromesh top, compression arch band and targeted padding

Tech varsity crew 6-pack socks,
$49 by Nice Laundry

Leave it to the Japanese to re-engineer the sock to make it more comfortable

Organic right angle socks,
$4.90 by Muji

Satisfy Tie-Dye Antimicrobial Merino Socks

Tie-dye antimicrobial merino socks,
$55 by Satisfy

NOTE: Items featured in this story are independently selected by the editorial team. Purchasing via our links may earn Valet. a portion of the sale, which helps fund our editorial mission.

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