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Men Style Tips: Socks to Wear for Valentine’s Day

Blog, Men’s Style Tips • 07 February 2023

Whether you’ve been together for four, 14 or 40 Valentine’s Days, whether you believe it is a Hallmark holiday or a great reason for a date, one thing is true: nothing good comes from ignoring the 14th of February.

Whatever your plans may be, socks can be your secret weapon for dressing to impress on Valentine’s Day.

Dress socks for a Valentine’s dinner date

Secured that special reservation? Pulling out all the stops with the tasting menu and wine pairing? Commit to the occasion and dress to impress. Trust in your tailoring and pick pairs that are both classy and cool. Dress socks are guaranteed to set the right tone. We suggest taking your pick from our Designer patterned sock collection – the Dash of Class series is an ideal starting point. Or go bold block colour with Simply Sartorial socks. Want to go full Casanova? Has to be Pink Friday, Ruby Red or Routemaster Red to really hit that rosie Valentine’s Day sweet spot.

Casual socks for dressed down Valentine’s dates

Going for a more laid back Lothario approach? Perhaps cheerful pub grub or a trendy brunch. Dress down with a dapper twist with stylish socks that make your denim date worthy. Not sure where to start? Try matching your socks to your t-shirt or jumper. A simple, subtle way to make an outfit feel more polished. Our signature Simply Sartorial 15-Pair box will ensure you have all the sock colours you need at your fingertips (or feet).

Cashmere socks and merino socks. Foot rubs guaranteed.

Cosy socks for movie night Valentine’s date

Netflix and chill (or whatever the kids say these days)? Stay cosy but classy with cashmere socks and merino wool socks that are so soft, foot rubs are guaranteed. Our cashmere socks are crafted in Scotland and the perfect pairs to play footsie with on the sofa. For socks that can stylishly take you from night out to night cap, it has to be merino wool socks. They look dashing, are nice and warm thanks to their natural temperature-regulating properties, and they are super soft and comfortable for those feet up moments.

Need a Valentine’s Day gift?

If you are searching for a Valentine’s Day gift for the #1 person in your life – one that will earn serious brownie points and avoid the last minute Prime scroll of doom – London Sock Company have an incredible selection of gift boxes that they will love. You can browse our sock gifts here.

Colour has power – purple socks mean comfort, luxury and power …

More date night style tips for men

Need some more hints about dressing for Valentine’s Day? A few more words of wisdom and advice for date night:
Wear what makes you feel comfortable. Valentine’s Day should be an enjoyable evening to celebrate your relationship, so dressing comfortably is key. Stick to your favourites and you’ll feel much more confident.
Try complementary colours. Tonal dressing sounds complicated but is a very simple way to ensure your date night outfit works. Navy blue jumper? Try a sock in a different blue hue for a complementary colour pairing that is sure to impress.
Dress for the occasion. If your Valentine’s Day is a casual evening drink at your local pub or an intimate dinner at a fancy restaurant, make sure to nail the dress code by choosing an outfit in line with your surroundings.
Splash out on something new. Style can impact your self-belief – and swagger. Adding a little something new to your date night outfit can make you feel good. It’s no secret that we believe that great socks have the power to make you Walk Brighter, so why not pull on a new pair of socks for that extra confidence boost?
Colour is your secret power. Colour psychologists have long preached the power of colour in influencing not just your emotions, but those around you. Each colour comes with its own power: red for passion, yellow for positivity, blue for clarity and loyalty, green for success, turquoise for calm, purple for power … take your pick!

Browse our selection of dress socks here and put your best foot forward this Valentine’s Day

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