The One about Darn Tough Socks

As I prepare for my trip next month back to Japan, one thing I want to nip on the bud is the socks I will be bringing. Each time I travel, I learn more about what socks to bring and not bring and last year, walking nearly 12-24 miles each day, it took a toll on my feet but while I was prepared with band-aids and such and to prevent […]

The One about the Tommie Copper Light Weight Compression Ankle Socks

As a runner, I believe in compression sleeves and compression socks. Tommie Copper may have had a difficult situation last December with the FTC ruling due to their advertising practices of compression technology, but one shouldn’t count out compression socks or sleeves. If anything, you’ll need to try it out for yourself and see if they work for you. Because there are those who believe in that compression sleeves and […]

Travel Guide – Japan: The One about Having Very Good Socks and Shoes and Preparing for Stairs in Tokyo

There was a time when I would to go to Japan and select dress shoes and socks, until I realize that stairs in Japan have quickly become my arch-rival. From carrying your multiple luggage, your travel bag/backpack and when going to the subway or train, you will constantly have to go through stairs.  And I mean a lot of them. No, don’t even think that there is an elevator or […]

The One about Balega Running Socks

When it comes to running socks, a lot of the apparel companies that deal with fitness have their own type of running sock. But among that competitive crowd, Balega Hidden Comfort Socks have a great reputation among many runners. Created in South America , Balega uses Drynamix Air Conditioning Fabric System Moisture Manager which allows free movement of airflow ensuring cool and dry feet. Balega prides itself on Moh-Rino which […]

The One about LACOSTE Chausettes

The latest chausettes (socks) that I will be checking out is from LACOSTE. LACOSTE socks feature soft ribbing, reinforced heels and toes and high stretch for high comfort.  The socks are often seen on the online site for a pair going for $16.00 and sometimes as low as $10.99 on sale. Made in Colombia, the argyle sock that I have is 63% cotton, 36% polyamide and 1% elastane, while the […]

The One about Sockbeat

Many people who know me, now I have a special admiration for socks. While I have a considerable amount in my collection, as I do with shoes, watches and denim, one thing I get noticed a lot for are my socks. I believe that any outfit can be upgraded by socks, especially for well-planned color coordination.  Everything from clothing, pants, socks and shoes, can really show a lot about a […]

The One About Banana Republic Socks

Each time I visit a store, one of the last things I try to see are their socks.  Often many stores tend to have sales or great selections and I happened to visit the local Banana Republic store as I was in the mood for argyle and different variations of striped socks. And if you visit after the winter holidays, you’ll often find socks especially at Banana Republic stores to […]

The One About the H&M Socks

H&M is known for being stylish but yet selling their products for a lower price.  The concept of H&M and also Forever 21 have changed the fashion landscape in terms of affordable clothes and have propelled the companies in popularity. For those not familiar with H&M, the company H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company which opened their first store in Vasteras, Sweden back in […]