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Men’s Wear Trend: Happy Feet

There’s a revolution in the sock market, with traditional dark solids being replaced by an explosion of colorful prints.

Left to Right: Paul Smith socks, Polo Ralph Lauren linen pants; Etiquette Clothier socks, Ralph Lauren Purple Label linen pants; Happy Socks socks, Marc Jacobs cotton pants; Hot Sox socks, Giorgio Armani wool & cotton pants; K. Bell socks, Giorgio Armani rayon pants.

There’s a revolution in the sock market, with traditional dark solids being replaced by an explosion of colorful prints, wildly vivid hues and graphic patterns that will infuse life into any formal or informal ensemble.

This story first appeared in the June 13, 2013 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

MODELS: ELI AND JONATHAN AT KB111 AGENCY; TAILORING BY MARTIN YINOA AT AVENUE TAILORS; FASHION ASSISTANT: MERCEDES PSL BASS

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