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I'm late to the ankle boot game and still learning how to wear them. I've learned from here to fold my jeans up slightly to "flash a bit of ankle" but now I need help with socks! My normal socks are far far too long but I tried trainer socks and my ankle bones got all rubbed and sore. Is there an in-between? Any recommendations? Everything I've seen in the shops is in a packet so I can't see the length really but imagine if they say "ankle socks" then they'll be like my normal ones and "trainer socks" seem the only smaller ones other than footsies.
Thanks - I'll take a look at Sock Shop. No, my normal socks are so much higher than my short ankle boots that even when I folded them so that they were almost back to my toes (so I was walking on an uncomfortable ridge on my instep), they were still just visible at my ankles. Trainer socks are almost right, just ideally a smidge longer to fully cover my ankle bone at the sides.
I have said before and will say again now that that Corrymoor mohair socks are the finest money can buy, which is good because they are not cheap. They wash well, come in a big range of colours, don't slip and are blissfully comfortable, as well as never smelling. They also make fab Christmas presents for men.
My MIL has had them as presents in years gone by Trumpton. A pair of the companions goes down well with my nephew who works outside in cold places in winter (except that his wife has been known to borrow them, for weeks). Last year, she got her own pair. It is a great Christmas solution for most people you can't think of anything to get. And a spare pair under the tree may save your blushes when someone unexpected turns up with a gift. Really good socks are a fine gift, in a way that a five pack from M&S will never match.
Quite agree OCSockOrphanage I am a firm believer in buying less and better when buying presents ! One year I bought my sister in law a tiny Dyptique candle as a thank you and it was so much nicer than a big cheapie !
Bewiser - they are so comfy honestly, don’t slip down at all! They are higher than trainer socks but not as high as normal ankle socks, they just cover my ankle bone and are low enough to wear with my shoe boots.