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Do you wear socks with heels? Come this way

(75 Posts)
SuccessStory Sat 28-Oct-17 11:43:07

Pls tell me about your sock wearing with heels/high heels.

I happened to try on one of my many abandoned heels yesterday whilst still wearing a was amazing! Suddenly I could walk in them, they were soooo comfy if a bit quirky looking. I e since goggled sock and heel wearing and it’s like a new world. But I’m worrried it might just be for the really alternative out there type?

Would you find it weird if you friend turned up in smart skirt suit socks and heels shoes for instance?

Would greatly appreciate photos too if you have any.

WhataHexIgotinto Sat 28-Oct-17 11:56:58

Yes I would find it weird. 😂

formerbabe Sat 28-Oct-17 11:58:47

Sounds very hipster.

Babababababybel23 Sat 28-Oct-17 11:59:53

I sometimes do but only with heels where you can't see the socks

neveradullmoment99 Sat 28-Oct-17 12:05:26

No but wear what you want smile

demirose87 Sat 28-Oct-17 12:30:01

It looks awful sorry. 😐

AnchorDownDeepBreath Sat 28-Oct-17 12:32:06

I’d love to be able to do this - it is more comfortable by far - but it looks odd and completely ruins the smartness of the outfit; so I never do.

I think your assessment that it is done sometimes but is very alternative is very spot on.

NashvilleQueen Sat 28-Oct-17 12:34:56

Would tights not do a similar job without making you look like an extra from Grease?

Ummmmgogo Sat 28-Oct-17 12:41:14

it looks ok with those socks with the little ruffles. and I thinks it's better with clumpy heels than stilettos. go for it op blisters aren't fashionable grin

Floisme Sat 28-Oct-17 12:42:56

I'm not a heels wearer, just an observer. I've seen this look good but I need you probably need to plan your whole outfit around it.

Floisme Sat 28-Oct-17 13:03:12

Ahem, - I think you probably need to.... etc

SuccessStory Sat 28-Oct-17 13:05:21

Oh crap! This isn’t going the way I’d hoped. Really most of you think it’s weird? Not even any of these (being the type of look I’m going for).

To the poster who asked about tights - I’m afraid tights just don’t give quite the same amount of the look is different with tights.

FortyFacedFuckers Sat 28-Oct-17 13:07:54

My niece does it and looks ace but I am sadly no where near cool enough to pull it off.

Floisme Sat 28-Oct-17 13:25:31

I quite like them with that pleated skirt but I''m with Ummm and think it looks better with clumpy shoes, although admittedly I'm not a fan of stilettos with any outfit so I would say that. I think you need decent ankles and probably long legs too, otherwise there'd be too much going on.

But I also think it's partly just about getting used to it. It's not that different from an ankle boot and I remember they looked a bit weird to begin with.

AccidentalyRunToWindsor Sat 28-Oct-17 13:32:59

I do! I find frilly ankle socks or glitter ankle socks work well with heels.

Just try it, you can make anything look good with confidence and a smile.

WhataHexIgotinto Sat 28-Oct-17 13:33:40

Nope, still think it looks daft but I am ancient and know nothing about fashion.

AllPizzasGreatAndSmall Sat 28-Oct-17 13:38:01

If you are 22, slim and effortlessly cool then go ahead.

EdgarAllanPO Sat 28-Oct-17 13:41:38

I wore frilly ankle socks with heels to a wedding about 6 years ago. It worked with the dress, I swear! Haven't done it since mind, I'm not cool enough anymore

Redglitter Sat 28-Oct-17 13:43:15

No don't!! It looks ridiculous

Floisme Sat 28-Oct-17 13:43:39

I think most things look daft at first and then the more you see them, the more normal they look - and a very good thing too, otherwise we'd still be in crinolines.

But it means it can be hard to tell at first whether it just looks weird because it's new or whether it really is unflattering. With this look, I think the shape of your ankles is probably the main thing.

notthegumdropbuttons Sat 28-Oct-17 13:43:41

Oh I love this look and would definitely try it . I saw it featured in the style magazine a week or so ago too.

AccidentalyRunToWindsor Sat 28-Oct-17 14:00:31

Why do you have to be slim @AllPizzasGreatAndSmall ?

ChanandlerBongsNeighbour Sat 28-Oct-17 14:18:46

With the right outfit it looks super cool and I'd probably wistfully gaze and wonder at how cool and interesting you must be.

NashvilleQueen Sat 28-Oct-17 15:03:07

If you turned up to work OP in that third outfit I would certainly find it odd. Definitely not cool or edgy. More very very silly.

Bloomed Sat 28-Oct-17 15:08:33

I used to do this with flares where only the tip of pointy shoe was visible. I don't think I could rock visible ankle socks.

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