Previously, solid colored socks were mainly worn such as navy, dark blue, gray. This was because those colors gave more of a clean look. Now, times have changes were as in men transformed the standards by adding a little flavor. Wearing socks has become its own statement through argyle prints, pinstripe, stripe designs, etc.
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It is becoming a fashion statement especially in an office setting because lets face it, business causal can be boring. Socks is one of the ways a man can show his style. Not to mention, socks tend to be an essential piece in completing a business casual outfit. As they say, its all in the socks because as your slacks rise thereby showing your socks, your style is revealed, BUT THAT'S JUST TUTU.
Socks: Uniqlo and Brooks brothers
Model: Johnson Asase and Anthony B. Seriki