Wedding socks: how to choose the most suitable ones

Introduction to choosing wedding stockings

What's the best way to choose your men's socks for a wedding? The ceremony is just a few days away and to best honor this important day, you want to take care of your outfit in the best possible way, combining men's socks.

Marriage is known to be one of those occasions where absolute taste and respect for etiquette is required . You have your own style but you are aware that to present yourself at your best it is important to follow simple precautions that will make you a true gentleman.

In this article we offer you a series of tips on how to choose men's wedding socks, to match your suit and what to absolutely avoid in order not to make mistakes.

The best wedding socks to wear

wedding socks

You know very well that you can wear the most elegant dress in the world but if you lose sight of the combination with quality stockings , of the right length and color , you won't look as good as you expected.

Good socks are able to enrich the lower part of your outfit and must be in full harmony with your look, especially in matching trousers and shoes , especially if you are about to participate in a ceremony as important as a wedding.

We have already seen in a previous article which are the rules for matching men's socks . The general rule is that for dark pants, men's socks match or even darker the pants . For light trousers instead socks matched to the color of the shoes .

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But what are the best socks to wear to a wedding?

wedding socks

If it is true that there is no perfect solution and every style requires a different approach, we all agree that there are truly special yarns and fabrics suitable for an important occasion such as a wedding.

What we would certainly like to advise you is to choose men's socks in Filoscozia®, recognized by all as the best yarn in the world. The reason is simple: it offers maximum comfort, does not shrink in the wash and releases less lint than any sock. It retains these properties even after numerous washes, it does not leave redness, redness and itching.

Another peculiarity is that it makes socks bright and soft like no other yarn, as well as disfavouring perspiration and unpleasant odours.

All valid reasons to choose a Filoscozia® men's sock to wear for a wedding.

Unfortunately there are few companies in the world that are able to offer collections with this type of fabric which, due to its natural and healthy structure, is particularly suitable for the most delicate skins .

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Wedding socks: what to avoid

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If you are looking for men's wedding socks, you need to know which things to absolutely avoid. If your goal is to make a good impression and look your best that day, here are some tips on combinations, colors, lengths and types of socks.

Length wedding stockings : what is strictly prohibited

wedding sock

Choosing the length of a sock can often not be so simple, especially if we are attending a wedding. However, there are some points of reference that we can take into consideration.

In fact, the general rule establishes that for an impeccable look, men's socks must reach below the knee or in any case be long enough to cover the calf .

If you know you have to attend a formal occasion such as a wedding where elegance is required, then the short stocking is not the right choice .

Remember one important thing: As the formality of the event decreases, so does the length of wedding stockings you need to wear.

This is an unwritten rule but if followed it will allow you to be adequate and coherent with the context in which you will find yourself.

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The color to avoid

It is known that color plays a key role not only on a psychological level but also and above all on a formal level. Getting the wrong color of a stocking can completely ruin your style and make you unable to be appropriate for the wedding ceremony you will be attending.

Everyone agrees on one thing: the only color that is absolutely forbidden for a man's wedding sock is white .

The use of white stockings is allowed only during sports but they must be strictly terry cloth (possibly short).

The fabric to avoid

If you want to look bad at a wedding you have a very simple way: wear terry socks.

This is because, as we have seen, it is a fabric indicated only for sporting activities and therefore absolutely forbidden for a wedding.

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Wedding socks: the classic match

classic matching wedding socks

We get to talking about pairings, starting from the classic one . It allows you to play it safe and follow the traditional rules which are still a must, a point of reference.

We are of course talking about the tone-on-tone combination and it involves choosing a sock that recalls the chromatic tones of the trousers or shoes.

Brown shoes or pants, for example, require brown socks just as black shoes or pants require black socks.

It is a simple solution to combine socks with a solid color men's suit but it is equally effective for separate suits.

The tone on tone must be applied paying close attention that the shade chosen is always sufficiently lighter or darker than the shoe or trousers so as to clearly notice the difference.

Advice: do not overdo the contrast because the chromatic combination must always be pleasant and appreciable.

Solid color socks

Wedding socks: the modern match

wedding socks for men

If, on the other hand, you are looking for a more original solution, the modern combination allows you to combine accessories, such as socks and tie, sweater and shirt.

In this case we are not talking only about solid colors but patterns and geometries are also allowed.

The presence of geometric motifs generally attracts more attention and for this reason the combination of geometric socks is the most difficult but at the same time also the most interesting.

It is capable of giving your look that extra touch of personality compared to other combinations.

Tip: Pay less attention to the color of the shoes and mainly consider the color of the jacket. Choose socks that match the dominant color of the jacket and the secondary color of the trousers (possibly tone-on-tone for the latter).

Patterned socks

Make your men's socks special for a wedding

noble stockings

If you are going to a wedding and you want to have a unique style it would not be wrong to opt for special made to measure stockings . This will make you truly original and you won't run the risk of having a similar outfit to other guests.

Choosing custom-made socks is a really good thing but not all companies offer you this possibility.

Our hosiery factory was born in Racale in 1982. Unlike other hosiery factories, the socks are not produced in an industrial way, but go through a quality control at each stage of production which combines the work of the machine with the manual work of the craftsman.

Finally, each sock is inspected, ironed and washed by hand.

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Conclusions

The ceremony is just a few days away and to best honor this important day, we have seen which men's socks are best to choose.

By following our advice you will not make mistakes and you will be a true gentleman.

FAQs Frequently Asked Questions

What socks to wear under a man's suit?

You know very well that you can wear the most elegant dress in the world but if you lose sight of the combination with quality stockings , of the right length and color, you won't look as good as you expected. Good socks are able to enrich the lower part of your outfit and must be in full harmony with your look, especially in matching trousers and shoes, especially if you are about to participate in a ceremony as important as a wedding.

What socks to wear with elegant shoes?

A classic combination allows you to play it safe and follow the traditional rules which are still a must, a point of reference. We are of course talking about the tone-on-tone combination and it involves choosing a sock that recalls the chromatic tones of the trousers or shoes. Brown shoes or pants, for example, require brown socks just as black shoes or pants require black socks.

What socks to wear with the dress?

If you are looking for a more original solution , the modern combination allows you to combine accessories, such as socks and tie, sweater and shirt. In this case we are not talking only about solid colors but patterns and geometries are also allowed. The presence of geometric motifs generally attracts more attention and for this reason the combination of geometric socks is the most difficult but at the same time also the most interesting. It is capable of giving your look that extra touch of personality compared to other combinations.

How should men's socks be?

Remember one important thing: as the formality of the event decreases, so does the length of the wedding stockings . This is an unwritten rule but if followed it will allow you to be adequate and coherent with the context in which you will find yourself.

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