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When it comes to accessories, flashy ones like bedazzled minaudières and embellished clutches get all the hype. Well, what good will those do you when temps nosedive and snow starts coming down in sheets? Zilch. Hey, nothing against the bling, but these accoutrements just can't keep our toes warm when we're trying to walk through a foot of
snow slush. That's why we're taking a closer look at the underdog — socks. Yes, socks.
Seriously, don't discount the little guys! Not only do they keep our toes from falling off in the middle of winter, but an unexpected set can add a quirky pop to any outfit. That's why we culled 11 sock-and-shoe pairings that'll keep your style and toes in check all season long. After all, it's the details that matter, right?
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Market Research by Marissa Rosenblum