I usually like the Gap for socks, but this season the roll top boot sock from Hue is my favourite. I look for fairly thin, wool-free socks that stay up the whole day and these socks pretty much fit the bill. I like to wear them with oxfords, boots and Converse. I also wear them over hose when wearing boots with skirts for extra snuggly comfort.

The pairs that I purchased are not available online, but the Hue tweed roll top socks shown below are close enough. Mine are black with a grey tipped roll top and described as the “jeans sock”. They are also available in grey, brown and burgundy. Nordstrom is offering them at a discount right now. The original price of 3 for $15 is down to $11. A fab deal, so I stocked up.

Remember to give your sock wardrobe some attention (it’s easy to neglect inexpensive basics like these). Socks make fabulous stocking stuffers even though the gift has become clichéd.

Tweed Roll Top Boot Sock

Sock preferences vary. Some like them thick, long and woolly; others prefer them thin, short and cotton-rich. What’s your sock preference and why?