Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
There's the statement necklace, the statement T-shirt, and the statement bag...but we've rarely seen a statement sock outside of the novelty stocking stuffer aisle during the holidays. However, it's impossible not to be charmed by these limited-edition, artist-designed pairs from Strathcona Stockings, which won over our senior global editor Connie Wang in a big way.
Worn pulled up high or scrunched down and styled with boots, these printed socks have quickly become Connie's most favorite way to add some extra pizzazz to her outfits. Styled four different ways, these socks can become an integral part of both your cold-weather outfits and those easy-breezy summertime getups...as soon as Mother Nature starts cooperating.
Click through to glimpse the fancy footwear along with Connie's tips...and don't forget to tell us which style you're going to try first.
Shop Strathcona's socks here!
Photographed by Sarah Balch
Holiday travel is all about practicality. Whether we're hoisting our oversized baggage across the airport terminal or coiling up in a bus seat, we're not always at the top of our style game. But, when your looks will likely be scrutinized by travelers across the globe flipping through magazines, you give your transit read
As they move into their third decade as trendsetters, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have discarded more styles than most of us will ever try — who could forget Ashley's lady-tux phase, or Mary-Kate's flannel-covered hipster years? But, the twins' talent is that they have the finesse, not only to break fashion rules and pull read