3 Ways Fun Socks Make a Great Gift

February 21, 2020

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Finding the perfect gift for a loved one can be tricky. Whenever a birthday, holiday or celebration comes around, you may find yourself suffering from something I like to call “gift-giving anxiety”. I used to constantly overthink the presents I would buy for my friends and family, often worried they wouldn’t like their gift or wouldn’t find it useful. Then one day I was gifted a pair of fun, bright pink, fuzzy cabin socks for Christmas. I loved them so much and they kept my feet warm and toasty through the cold winter months. It was during this time that I realized fun socks make the perfect gift for everyone, and with that, my gift-giving anxiety was gone forever. 

Here are three reasons why fun socks make a great gift:

They’re Both Practical and Affordable

High-quality, durable socks that last for years to come are available at budget-friendly prices. Since there are endless patterns, designs and materials, not only will you be able to get an affordable gift for your loved one, but you can personalize it too. Take for example these from Soxy Socks.

These funky socks are just $12 and come with stay-up technology and rip protection.

Socks are also a practical choice. You can’t go wrong buying socks as a gift because everyone needs them. You can purchase fun socks for cousins, brothers, grandparents, teachers – you name it – and you have full confidence that these socks will be put to good use. Trust me, nobody will say no to a cute pair of fun socks!

They Can Start Unique Traditions

Now here’s an idea: since we all know socks are affordable and practical, why not use them to create a fun new tradition with your loved ones? My dad and his brother have been gifting each other socks for every birthday since they were in their twenties, and each year the sock patterns get crazier and crazier. It has become a whacky competition between them and has produced so many fun memories. 

You could go bigger than this and start group sock gifting with your friends for special occasions, like giving all the groomsmen wedding socks or specific socks for the holidays. 

Group sock gifting is a fun way to create new memories with friends.

Get creative and come up with moments that are important to your group of friends. Then you can celebrate by starting a new sock gifting tradition. 

There’s a Pattern for Every Personality

Socks come in a mind-bogglingly wide range of styles, patterns, colours and materials. This endless choice means you can find the perfect pair of fun socks for every personality and really make it a unique experience for your loved one.

You can find personalized socks for every hobby or occupation.

Socks are truly a fool-proof way to stop gift-giving anxiety in its tracks and find something unique for your loved ones. They’re practical, affordable and can be completely personalized. You can even use them to start new traditions and make some fun memories. So, the next time you’re wondering what to give someone as a gift, look no further than a pair of fun socks. 

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  • H February 21, 2020 at 4:50 pm

    All look fab, hard to select just one design

  • tracey2020 February 21, 2020 at 4:58 pm

    these look like really cool funky socks would love to own a pair of these

  • Angela Treadway February 21, 2020 at 5:49 pm

    best dad ever socks x

  • Peter Watson February 21, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    I love the Men’s Black & White Square Socks.

  • Sheena Batey February 21, 2020 at 6:27 pm

    Womens Blue Easter Dress Socks are fun just in time for Easter

  • Ellen Stafford February 21, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    I love the Women’s Trendy Red Art Socks – great designs.

  • Layla Thomas February 21, 2020 at 7:37 pm

    Love these especially the Funny Colorful socks bundle.

  • Susan B February 21, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    What a fabulous range. The Men’s Vancouver Dress Socks are my favourites.

  • Helen Tovell February 21, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    The Women’s Fun Purple Space Socks for me

  • Tracy Astwood February 21, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    When I was working I had to wear black socks as part of a uniform. After thirty years of black socks, colourful jazzy socks has become one of my life’s pleasures ! 🙂

  • fiona waterworth February 21, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    Women’s Pink Puzzle Autism Socks caught my eye, the designs on site are amazing

  • Solange February 21, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    I love the Women’s Fun Purple Space Socks.

  • Mel Turner February 21, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    I like theones wth stars on

  • Iain maciver February 21, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    cool funky socks lots to choose from

  • Denise Wilden February 21, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    Women’s fun Purple Space socks

  • Kathleen Marsden February 21, 2020 at 11:07 pm

    I love the Men’s Purple & Yellow Crown Socks for my hubby because he actually believes he’s the king of this castle

  • Amy Gallagher February 21, 2020 at 11:12 pm

    I’m such a lover of funky socks, I always receive them as gifts. I love these! My favourite are probably the the flower art and the fun purple space art socks.

  • Julia Kerr February 21, 2020 at 11:16 pm

    My dad loves funky socks and I know he would prefer the Orange Easter Men’s Dress Socks over an Easter egg… And he LOVES chocolate!

  • Susie Wilkinson February 21, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    I love the Women’s Fun Purple Space Socks

  • Laura Pritchard February 22, 2020 at 11:32 am

    The Men’s Musician Socks!

  • Priscilla Stubbs February 22, 2020 at 11:38 am

    I like the blue and white striped socks for men

  • Elizm February 22, 2020 at 12:04 pm

    The ice cream socks look fun

  • Ursula Hunt February 22, 2020 at 12:14 pm

    It was hard to pick but i like the Women’s Purple Flower Art Socks

  • Annabel Greaves February 22, 2020 at 1:06 pm

    Great colours, I love the Women’s Trendy Purple Mosaic Socks

  • Paul Meulen February 22, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    Blue and white striped for men are Great

  • Andrea Smith February 22, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    My son would love these crazy designs!

  • Teresa Lee February 22, 2020 at 2:52 pm

    I like the Trendy Red Mosaic Socks – love the patterns, colours

  • Christine Caple February 22, 2020 at 4:28 pm

    I like the Women’s Crazy Blue Triangles Socks

  • justine meyer February 22, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    Love the mens pink eggs socks

  • Sue McCarthy February 22, 2020 at 5:39 pm

    I like the Trendy Red Art socks

  • michelle o'neill February 22, 2020 at 5:49 pm

    The St Patricks day socks

  • Helen Best February 22, 2020 at 7:42 pm

    They are fab Quirky Socks lovely styles i especially love the stripe ones & jigsaw

  • ashleigh allan February 22, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    The cookie ones!

  • LouiseM February 22, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Great fun socks!

  • Rich Tyler February 22, 2020 at 10:58 pm

    Musician Socks!

  • Julie Ward February 23, 2020 at 12:05 am

    Mens blue bowling socks

  • Carole Nott February 23, 2020 at 12:15 am

    I like the Women’s Crazy Blue Triangles Socks

  • Eileen Hindley February 23, 2020 at 7:51 am

    Love the Mens St. Patrick’s Day Dress Socks

  • EMMA WALTERS February 23, 2020 at 8:12 am

    love the valentines sock bundle x

  • Sally Collingwood February 23, 2020 at 3:16 pm

    Mens Orange Zig Zag Socks are very snazzy!

  • Alison Johnson February 23, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    I like the Women’s Colored Athletic Ankle Socks Bundle. Lovely bright colours & since I live in trainers since a knee operation they would be perfect to add a bit of colour to my day.

  • Jayne Townson February 23, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    I love the Women’s Fun Purple Space Socks and the Womens Green St. Patrick’s Day Dress Socks.

  • Natalie Burgess February 23, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    Donald Trump socks! X

  • Vikki Bowker February 24, 2020 at 10:11 am

    The birthday socks are so cute!

  • clair downham February 24, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    womens pink puzzle autism socks

  • Lucy Wright-Booth February 24, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    I love the women’s Pink Heart Compression Socks – perfect for my marathon training!

  • Heather T February 24, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    Men’s Green & Blue Camouflage Socks

  • Kim M February 24, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    Like the Mens Colourful Purple Puzzle Socks – perfect for my other half x

  • Saran Benjamin February 24, 2020 at 6:52 pm

    Love the Women’s Colored Athletic Ankle Socks Bundle for the gym

  • holly harmsworth February 24, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    love the pigs might fly socks

  • donna jones February 25, 2020 at 11:41 am

    Women’s Purple Flower Art Socks are pretty

  • Fiona jk42 February 25, 2020 at 8:08 pm

    I would like the black ribbon compression socks.

  • Kimberley Harris February 26, 2020 at 11:16 am

    Actually love the Woman’s Christmas Sock bundle, it’s maybe a little early though!

  • harriet February 26, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Love funky socks! take after my grampy

  • Maria F February 26, 2020 at 8:51 pm

    Love the cookie ones!

  • Lisa Wilkinson February 26, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    I like the Cookie socks

  • Fiona jk42 February 26, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    I like the black ribbon compression socks

  • James Travis February 27, 2020 at 10:29 am

    Men’s soccer socks

  • Anthea Holloway February 27, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    Men’s Cricket Socks take my fancy!

  • sandy lynn ralph February 27, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    i like the Men’s Blue & Red Puzzle Socks

  • Ruth Harwood February 28, 2020 at 8:02 am

    Crazy Watermelon look fun!

  • Thomas L February 28, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    The Mens lightblue puzzle socks were eyecatching for me.

  • Lewis February 28, 2020 at 1:23 pm

    I love the puzzle piece ones as I have autism and sometimes it gets me down, but I try to be prideful in it, the symbol of puzzle pieces means alot

  • Lewis February 28, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    Puzzle pieces

  • Patricia Avery February 28, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    The coloured athletic ankle socks for my daily gym session caught my eye

  • Kim Neville February 29, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    I like the Women’s Colored Crew Athletic Sock

  • Debbie Dale February 29, 2020 at 5:53 pm

    I particularly love the Women’s Fun Purple Space Socks

  • Sheri Darby February 29, 2020 at 6:50 pm

    Women’s Funky Orange Art Socks

  • Susan Smith February 29, 2020 at 7:18 pm

    The Men’s Soccer Socks

  • Troy Easton February 29, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    The Men’s London Dress Socks caught my eye.

  • Lynne OConnor February 29, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Fun purple space socks

  • jacqueline matalau March 1, 2020 at 4:12 am

    love love them sock #fabulous xoxo

  • Jules page March 1, 2020 at 6:21 am

    Love the music socks

  • Danielle Pooley March 1, 2020 at 7:30 am

    There are so many great designs but I love the pink eggs

  • Simon Knuckey March 1, 2020 at 9:05 am

    All Socks Stylish, Love The Cookie Ones

  • natalie s March 1, 2020 at 9:06 am

    I love any of the geometric prints especially the brightly coloured triangle ones. My favourites though are the black with red crowns!

  • Geri Gregg March 1, 2020 at 9:10 am

    I love the look of quite a few designs, one being the cookie socks!

  • Lucy carter March 1, 2020 at 9:36 am

    I love the mens stereo socks

  • Denise S March 1, 2020 at 10:14 am

    love the Women’s Purple Flower Art Socks

  • katrina walsh March 1, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Womens Blue Easter Dress Socks

  • Dawn Samples March 1, 2020 at 10:28 am

    I like women’s no show sock bundle x

  • Sandra Fortune March 1, 2020 at 10:48 am

    Love the bold purple stripes collection

  • Emma England March 1, 2020 at 10:51 am

    I love the men’s fried egg socks! My husband is partial to funky pair of socks.

  • tricia bingham March 1, 2020 at 11:38 am

    WOW these designs are fantastic

  • Jennifer Toal March 1, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    I like the jigsaw ones

  • Julia Bradshaw March 1, 2020 at 12:42 pm

    I like the coloured athletic ankle sock bundle.

  • Emma Ferrell March 1, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    I love the women’s purple space socks

  • Ian Campbell March 1, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    The Men’s Christmas Flying Reindeer Socks – because I wish it could be Christmas every day!

  • Liz T March 1, 2020 at 3:13 pm

    I like the men’s blue fancy socks 🙂

  • lynn neal March 1, 2020 at 4:39 pm

    The soccer socks caught my eye because my husband loves his football!

  • Tina Edwards March 1, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    I love the Women’s Pink Puzzle Autism Socks

  • Charlotte Wilde March 1, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    Green Easter Dress socks

  • Orange23 March 1, 2020 at 7:43 pm

    Love the women’s trendy purple mosaic socks

  • Rebecca Beesley March 1, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    love the men’s blue easter bunny and carrots design!

  • Amy Jo mclellan March 1, 2020 at 9:46 pm

    I love the soccer socks!

  • JW March 1, 2020 at 9:51 pm

    The Men’s Father’s Day socks would make a great gift

  • Natalie Gillham March 1, 2020 at 10:59 pm

    Women’s Pink Heart Compression Socks

  • Tee simpson March 1, 2020 at 11:40 pm

    I like the Women’s Funny Blue Art Socks

  • Tammy Neal March 1, 2020 at 11:52 pm

    The Women’s Fun Purple Space Socks

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