For a few seasons now, fashion girls everywhere have been opting to show off their cutest pair of socks rather than hiding them under a pair of boots. After, all, there are so many great socks out there these days, from glittery versions to sheer and star-printed iterations. But we understand that it can be tricky knowing which shoes to pair socks with, as socks with stilettos (a frequent street style look) can sometimes feel too daring for everyday, while sandals with socks evoke a more niche normcore aesthetic.
Loafers are the perfect middle ground, with a low ankle to show off your hosiery and a sleek silhouette that makes the trend feel more polished. For fall, we’re turning to Maine-bred outdoors lifestyle company G.H. Bass & Co. Founded in 1876, the brand is one of the original purveyors of loafers, having helped to establish the style as a nostalgic staple in American wardrobes. Keep scrolling to shop our favorite loafers from G.H. Bass & Co., plus cute socks to match.
The colorblock styling on this classic loafer juxtaposes nicely against printed socks.
Go monochrome by pairing black patent with chic black ankle socks.
On-trend glittery socks pop against sleek black patent leather loafers.
The kilt-detailing on this wool flat dresses up sheer hosiery.
Socks with whimsical polka dot and heart patterns instantly liven up an all-black ensemble.
What outfit would you wear with socks and loafers? Tell us in the comments below.