10 Surprisingly Easy Ways To Wear Socks With Shoes

We get it; the very thought of socks with shoes makes you run for the hills. We’re not talking Crocs and tube socks, though. Nay, we’re referring to a serious street style trend we’re starting to love. This often considered nerdy duo is utterly chic, and we’re here to prove it.

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    Whether you’re hoping to prolong the wear of your open-toed sandals, or just want to spice up a pair of ankle boots — the next 10 looks you’re about to see will give you all the reason you need to try the trend this fall. Don’t forget to shop some of our favorite pairings at the end!

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    Haleigh Walsworth of Making Magique

    Tip: Try a sparkly sock with strappy sandals as your next party outfit.

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    PHOTO: Melodie Jeng/Models.com

    Anmari Botha

    Tip: Leave little to the imagination with a short, transparent sock.

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    PHOTO: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    We present: the most non-committal way to achieve the trend. 

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    PHOTO: Timur Emek/Getty Images

    Street Style

    Tip: Balance your crop top with ankle boots and more than a hint of sock.

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    PHOTO: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

    Street Style

    Tip: Be bold and pair printed socks with printed heels.

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    PHOTO: Imax Tree

    Street Style

    Tip: Do a Cher Horowitz and create the perfect schoolgirl ensemble.

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    PHOTO: Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21ème

    Street Style

    Tip: Your pleated full skirt will feel refreshing next to boldly colored socks.

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    PHOTO: Imax Tree

    Street Style

    Tip: Extend the seasonal wear of your sandals with a pair of fall-inspired socks.

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    PHOTO: Imax Tree

    Street Style

    Tip: Incorporate sneakers into your look with a short, yet purposeful sock.

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    PHOTO: Imax Tree

    Street Style

    Tip: Amp up oxfords with an ankle sock.

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    Marni Matte-Leather Sandals ($890)

    J.Crew Women’s Camp Socks ($17) in Oxford Marle

     

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    Mango Leather Penny Loafers ($130) in Black

    Steven Alan Ditsy Floral Crew Socks ($14) in Navy

     

     

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    Pixie Market Patent Pointy Flats ($112)

    Tabio Tuck Top Ruffle Vertical Pattern Socks ($15) in Black

     

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    Zara High Heel Moccasin ($80)

    Topshop Bronze Fine Glitter Ankle Socks ($6) in Bronze

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    Marc By Marc Jacobs Lace Up Sneakers ($248) in Grey/Blue/Black

    LOFT Polka Dot Trouser Socks ($7) in Heirloom Grey

     

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    Madewell The Aberdeen Two-Tone Boot ($195) in Fire Wood

    Gap Classic Stripe Socks ($8) in Lemon Tonic

     

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Matte-Leather Sandals

Matte-Leather Sandals

Marni, $890
SHOP
Women's Camp Socks

Women's Camp Socks

J.Crew, $17
SHOP
Leather Penny Loafers

Leather Penny Loafers

Mango, $130
SHOP
Ditsy Floral Crew Socks

Ditsy Floral Crew Socks

Steven Alan, $14
SHOP
Tuck Top Ruffle Vertical Pattern Socks

Tuck Top Ruffle Vertical Pattern Socks

Tabio, $15
SHOP
Patent Pointy Flats

Patent Pointy Flats

Pixie Market, $112
SHOP
High Heel Moccasin

High Heel Moccasin

Zara, $80
SHOP
Bronze Fine Glitter Ankle Socks

Bronze Fine Glitter Ankle Socks

Topshop, $6
SHOP
Lace Up Sneakers

Lace Up Sneakers

Marc By Marc Jacobs, $248
SHOP
Polka Dot Trouser Socks

Polka Dot Trouser Socks

LOFT, $7
SHOP
The Aberdeen Two-Tone Boot

The Aberdeen Two-Tone Boot

Madewell, $195
SHOP
Classic Stripe Socks

Classic Stripe Socks

Gap, $8
SHOP
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