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An Inside Look at Our Sustainable Socks

The word “sustainable” is a lot like the words “all-natural” and “ethically-sourced.” At best, these words are sincere differentiators that describe how a company is reducing their harmful effect on the environment and the people they serve. At worst, they’re buzzwords without any action to back them up. Here at Feetures, when we say we’re making sustainable socks, we mean it. Every step in our sourcing and manufacturing process was developed with sustainability in mind. So, what does that process look like? Feetures Sustainability: How it Works Miracle yarn – We use Repreve, the world's leading recycled fiber, in our signature sustainable socks. All in the wrapping – Feetures says “no” to poly bags, Styrofoam, and other toxic and non-degrading...

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Guide to a Minimalist Sock Drawer

Minimalism is all about making your life simpler. Physically, that means getting rid of all the extra possessions that don’t add value to your life. Many people find that decluttering their home has a positive effect on their mood and productivity. If you’re seeking the peace of mind that comes with a minimalist lifestyle, perhaps you’ve already gotten rid of much of your unnecessary clutter. Congrats – that’s no easy feat! But then, you open your sock drawer, and… uh oh. We Know All About Your Secret Sock Stash There they are. Your treasure trove of socks from years gone by--the cheap thin dress socks you don’t use because they slide down in your shoes all day; the whimsical unicorn...

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Wearing Compression Socks During Pregnancy

It’s no secret that pregnancy comes with its share of bodily woes! Growing a new life is magical, but it has some definite drawbacks for your legs, ankles, and feet. As pregnancy progresses, your body retains extra fluids and manufactures more blood to provide for your growing baby. Because your hormones cause the walls of your veins to relax, blood can pool in your legs and feet. All of this results in edema (swelling), varicose veins, leg cramps, and aching feet – yikes! The good news is that you can combat these unpleasant leg and foot issues by wearing compression socks or stockings during pregnancy. What Kind of Swelling Is Normal During Pregnancy? Up to 80% of women experience swollen...

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How to Stay Stylish but Comfortable with Your Golf Socks

A Scene on a Green Your boss waves you over. It’s him, Tim from accounting, and a couple of folks you don’t know. You’re already sweating. The rented irons are heavy on your back, and you consider how the next few hours on the course will go. You’re not a great golfer, but as you follow the group to the first hole and make conversation under the bright summer sun, you can’t help but smile. You won’t be joining the PGA Tour anytime soon, but you look like you’ve been golfing for years. “I love your socks! Where did you get them?" someone asks.    “Oh, these?” you say, wiggling your toes unconsciously inside your golf shoes. Despite the punishing...

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The 5 Best Socks to Keep Your Feet Cool in the Summer

Ah, summer: the season of extra daylight, baseball games, cookouts, and hot, clammy feet. You know what we mean – after a full day enclosed in socks and shoes, your feet can get a bit smelly in the summer heat. You may be tempted to stick to sockless footwear like sandals, flip-flops, and Crocs, but it doesn’t have to be that way! We believe that you can have both close-toed shoes AND cool, dry feet, even when temperatures are pushing 100. How? With five socks engineered to keep your feet as cool as a summer breeze! Elite Our most popular sock comes in ultra light cushion for maximum breathability. iWick fibers control moisture to keep your feet dry and stank-free....

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