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  • How to tie a bow tie

    Bow Tie - the How To

    This little fashion accessory has been the downfall of many a man (including those in Downton Abbey I can assure you, why do you think they have valets?!) but it’s time to figure out how to to a bow tie. It’s not as complicated as you might think. Here’s a great graphic from Conor Whelan: […]

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  • Dogs wearing socks

    Socks are serious business around these parts. Except when you put them on animals. A dog wearing socks is one of the strangest and most humorous sights you will ever see. Most often dogs need to wear socks if they’ve had something happen to their paws. When that does occur, the owner might feel bad […]

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  • The different types of shirt collars

    Formal Shirt Collars

    It’s not easy to dress up these days. You have a lot of decisions to make and they can often make or break an outfit. One of the most important but under-appreciated choices is the formal shirt collar. Many men wont actually be able to decipher the different options available when it comes to collar […]

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  • Fun Sock Fridays


    It’s time to take wearing Fun Socks to a new height. Every Friday I like to go all out, balls to the wall, colour to the floor, so to speak. I put on the loudest, craziest pair of socks I can find. The strangest thing happens when I do that…I start to feel happier. I […]

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  • Different Length Of Your Pants Can Make Or Break Your Look


    I’ve often sat at a bar, or any public place really and wondered what looked odd about that guy across the way. Is it the jacket that doesn’t really work with his outfit? Is it the shoes that are too big (sometimes) or could it just be the guy is funny looking? Recently I realised […]

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  • Fragrant Fashion – Your Scent Makes A Difference


    Fashion is about clothing, that’s true. But you experience fashion and people with more than a single sense. In fact, I’d argue that you probably do a lot more smelling and touching when you are shopping once you’ve had a quick look at the garmant. It’s important to remember this when you’re dressing. It’s not […]

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  • 5 Accessories To Match with Your Socks That Will Help You Get Noticed

    Wearing loud and crazy socks is a great way to make yourself smile in the morning when you’re getting dressed. But sometimes it can be tricky to mentally justify the craziness in relation to the rest of your wardrobe and outfit for the day. Here are some quick tips on items that you can wear […]

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  • The New Custom Swag – Designer Socks

    Custom Sock Swag

    We’ve all attended conferences, office events, corporate gigs and a variety of other happenings that inevitably end in a little bag of swag. Just in case you’re wondering what swag is: You know those branded goodies inside of that little bag you get when you leave an event? That’s swag. That useless pen that never […]

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  • Your Next Bithday Suit Needs A Sexy Pair Of Socks


    There are all sorts of suits in the world but one of the oldest and one of the all-time most worn suits in the history of the world must be the Birthday Suit. Just in case you’re not sure what the Birthday Suit is, here’s a short description from Urban Dictionary: having no clothes or […]

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  • Colourful Sock Packs


    Socks are a wondrous accessory for anyone trying to stand out in the crowd (literally). We like to make sure that everyone who wants our socks can get them on their terms. A lot of people love our sock subscription options and some like to buy their socks one by one in our sock shop. […]

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  • Amazing Places to Discover Men’s Style

    Men's Fashion Inspiration

    It’s hard out there for a guy. You’re too cool, you’re not cool enough, you’re too hipster, you’re too corporate. Who knows where one really fits in? The best thing a man can do is experience a variety of choices and options that are available out there. Here’s a short list of some amazing places […]

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  • What exactly is a pop-up shop?


    There’s a craze sweeping the land and its name is Pop-up. Fashion, food and anything in between has been struck by this fad that seems to be here to stay. Let’s jump back a bit before we get into the concept of a pop-up shop. First there was the old school brick and mortar shop. […]

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  • Happiness Creates Success – Interview

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    I was recently interviewed for a Standard Bank event and asked to talk about how my happiness is creating success. I wouldn’t say it’s always easy and happy and definitely wont say that there’s success just yet but it was a fun interview to do.  

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  • Trevor Stuurman Becomes a NicSocks Aficionado


    We are incredibly excited to announce the arrival of a new face as a NicSocks Aficionado. Aficionados are people that we find who encompass our style mantra, our ethos and provoke us to think differently. Here’s a little bit about Trevor: Trevor Stuurman, 21, describes himself as a small town boy working towards his big […]

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  • Should your socks match your shoes?

    Sock matching shirt

    Traditionally it is said that your socks should match your pants. There it is. The old-school truth. But times they are a changin’ and I’m here to tell you that matching of the socks is in the foot of the wearer. There are a variety of ways to consider your socks. Socks match your pants […]

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  • Tom Ford 2015 Needs Some Color

    Tom Ford Winter Socks

    Tom Ford has previewed his 2015 collection. You can take a look at the entire slideshow on GQ. We have massive respect for Tom Ford. His design genius is clear and present but the man clearly dislikes socks as an accessory. His 2015 looks feature high boots and skinny denims. We can only imagine that […]

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  • Winter Socks

    Burburry Winter

    Traditionally when you walk around in Winter you see a lot of grey, black and white. Very plain and boring color choices. Things have started to change somewhat in the recent past and today Winter can, and should, be used to shout a bit of flashy color at the world. What better what to do […]

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  • 4th of July Socks and Style


    If you happen to live in America, or have seen Independence Day, you’ll know that the 4th of July is a day filled with patriotism and blue, red and white for those who live in the US. It’s tough to know what to wear on such a day and still have a bit of style. […]

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  • Father’s Day Socks

    Father's Day Socks

    It’s the time of year when you show your Dad that he’s important to you. What better way to do this then to give him the gift of socks and style! We’ve got a fantastic Father’s Day Gift Idea for you, to him! NicSocks prides itself in helping men of all ages dress better from […]

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  • The Preppy Look

    The Preppy Sock 2

    Today NicSocks launched The Preppy Sock. It’s a sock for the man who knows how to wear a bow tie and suspenders. If you go to work in a suit, if you like to wear jumpers and ties, if you have ever loved a winter coat and classic denims, then this is the sock for […]

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  • April Fools Sock RickRoll

    You’ve been RickRolled.

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  • Colourful Sock Greatness

    The Internet has been buzzing recently with an article published in Wired UK about colourful socks and their ability to aid in the achievement of greatness. Your colourful sock greatness is achievable if you know where to shop and what to buy. We’re here to tell you that it’s true. We knew it was true. […]

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  • Advertiser Socks – Andy Rice loves our socks

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    I love it when trendy and experienced marketers and advertisers buy into a quality product like ours and wearing advertiser socks! Andy Rice is a loyal Sockaholic and absolutely loves his bamboo socks warming his toes. Andy is wearing his Blue Polka Dot Socks with pride and a beaming smile. It’s fantastic to see Jenny Crwys-Williams openly and […]

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  • Custom Socks by NicSocks


    NicSocks has been making socks for over a year now and we’ve become very proficient in the process. That’s why we recently launched a custom socks service for our Sockaholics. We want you to wear the socks we love and we design but we also know that you want to wear the socks you love and […]

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  • Sockaholic Brr Rogers featured in GQ

    We like stylish men. We like a man who knows what he likes to wear and knows what fits. Brr Rogers is one such man and as luck would have it, he wears NicSocks. Here’s a shot from his recent feature in GQ South Africa:   You can head over to GQ to see his […]

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  • Feel special when you buy socks online


    This little gem was shared with us via one of our loyal sockaholics, @waseemsader. This is how we hope you feel every time we ship you a pair of socks, wherever you are in the world.  

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  • Style Setters: Mr Alain Delon

    Style Setters: Mr Alain Delon

    Fantastic short documentary on style setter, Mr Alain Delon who was a world famous actor around the same time as James Dean and Marlon Brando.

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  • 100 years of style out of East London

    Here’s a great little video of the style progressions over the past 100 years in East London. Keep an eye out on the gentleman’s pants and how they expand and contract over the years. I thought it was a nice touch that they also included the music and dance styles over the generations.

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