Trending now: Sock boots

Knock your socks off


By Joan Kong

Trending now: Sock boots

Scroll through our recent street style stories and you’ll notice an abundance of sock boots dominating the sidewalks—not that we’re complaining, really. These statement-making shoes definitely kick the plain ol’ black boots to the curb, not to mention its comfy material that lets our toes “breathe”; we especially love how the socks accentuate the ankle and help to create a slimming effect! The footwear has been spotted on the streets paired with an array of ensembles, from tailored pantsuits to flowy maxi dresses, so if you’re worried about versatility, fret not. 


Below, the brands that’ll feed your new sock-boot obsession:

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1. ‘Natalie’ glitter bow sock boot by Giuseppe Zanotti

2. ‘Elliot’ floral-print matelassé over-the-knee boot by Altuzarra

3. ‘All I Need’ stretch-satin over-the-knee boot by Aquazurra

4. ‘Isa’ bouclé-knit ankle boot by Gianvito Rossi

5. ‘Louella 85’ stretch-suede sock boot by Jimmy Choo

6. Lace and spandex sock boot by Balenciaga

7. Season 4 high heel sock boot by Yeezy

8. Lighter-heel ankle sock boot by Vetements

9. Stretch-knit sock boot by Burberry

10. ‘Rockoko’ velvet and metallic ribbed-knit thigh boot by Fendi

11. ‘Kyoto’ stretch-velvet sock boot by 3.1 Phillip Lim

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