I recently procured a comfortable pair of casual brown shoes but realized that I don't know what kind of socks to wear with them. I normally pair them with either jeans or khaki shorts so I tend to shy away from any type of dress socks. But I also know athletic socks are a no go.

With shorts, is it acceptable to pair them with no show socks? As for jeans, I'm always at a loss as to what color to wear as "matching socks to pants" just seems weird....

Here's a picture: http://img.wolverineworldwide.com/is/image/WolverineWorldWide/MRL-W...

Views: 468

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

some neutral, chunky hiking socks would work. Heathered greys, browns, ivory, etc. 

e.g.

Black doesn't work too well.  The socks should complement the trousers, not necessarily match them.

Except that jeans are meant to expose the socks unless you're one of those fashioney cuff the jeans to show some ankle kind of guys. 

Casual shoes with shorts . . . I'm not the fashion police but . . . 

If they are hiking style casuals (as in the picture above) then OK, otherwise I agree.

Hiking shoes while not hiking . . . I dunno . . . it's one thing with jeans for an outdoorsy autumn look but, in the city, in the summer, it just seems out of place to me.

"As for jeans, I'm always at a loss as to what color to wear as "matching socks to pants" just seems weird...."

Just wear black socks then. Not dress socks. Casual black socks.

Socks are supposed to match your pants, not your shoes.

Gotcha. Can you help me find socks to match my pants? 

Yep.  Red, white or blue socks or any combination of the three.

I can't wear Norwegian pants with American socks! 

RSS

Latest Activity

Mike S. replied to Joshua Hudson's discussion 5 Quick Tips To Accomplish Any Goal You Set
"So I am kind of annoyed that I clicked his video to verify what Denny said about his other videos. Can we just delete this thread please so no one else gives this turd unearned traffic? "
1 hour ago
Joe Guilfoyle replied to certified male's discussion Walking around the house naked
"Nudity within your home or on your property considering degrees of privacy is not a matter of normalcy.  It's a matter of being able to be in your own skin at home. The one place a man can be the king of his castle.  Perhaps your wife…"
3 hours ago
Paul MacAlindin added a discussion to the group Out to Build Bridges
Thumbnail

Men touching men

Interesting theme, hugging. Here's that story about two hetero American high school students who were told to either hold hands for an hour publicly, or be suspended for fighting:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/30/westwood-high-school-hold-hands-punishment_n_2218698.htmlWas this a powerful punishment? Yes. One boy was so teased and humiliated he said he wouldn't…See More
3 hours ago
Paul MacAlindin joined Ian Wilson's group
Thumbnail

Out to Build Bridges

This is a LGBTQ+ group.  All men are encouraged to join, including straight men.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate is expected, but this is for building up bridges not…See More
4 hours ago
Michael D. Denny replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"You don't have to yield a default loss. It happened anyway. And now with the lynch mob bit, even your side thinks you're a nut."
4 hours ago
Jay D replied to certified male's discussion Walking around the house naked
":D"
5 hours ago
Michael J. K. replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"abortion rates are down so is teen pregnancy this is a start in the right direction fighting over all this is the wrong direction and saying someone is wrong or right when most of it is opinions  is really not very smart I am not for…"
6 hours ago
An Idle Dad posted a photo

Bragging, straight up

The Art of Manliness reposted my photo of my furniture repair. This made my day.
7 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service