Choosing the right pair of socks to wear under your boots matters more than you think. First of all, you have to consider comfort — for example, think about if the edge of your boot rubs against your skin. Second, you need to take into account your own personal style; even if you’re still on the younger side of the fashion world, spicing up your shoe game with accessories is never a bad idea. Brands like Hunter and Timberland make socks specifically made to be worn under boots thanks to their soft yet durable feel and at-times unique top features that peep out from under a tall style.
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1. Timberland Crew Socks For Boys
Made with a ribbed top to prevent the socks from slipping down, Timberland's socks come in a pack of four neutral colors.
Pros: This pair is made with soft cotton and features a reinforced heel and toe to reduce abrasion.
Cons: They are one size fits most and may fit differently on toddlers or big kids.
2. Jefferies Socks Knee High Socks
These cotton socks from Jefferies Socks hit knee-high and available in four different colorways.
Pros: These socks are finished with ruffled lace and feature two retro-style buttons that peeps out over knee-high and shorter boots for a sweet and fun look. these come in sizes for elementary school-age girls.
Cons: These may hit higher than over-the-knee on shorter frames.
3. Hunter Cable Socks
These socks from Hunter are designed to enhance the fit of rain boots while offering added warmth. They offer a thicker construction and are made with microfiber fleece for a cozy touch.
Pros: Topped with a cable-knit cuff, this pair transforms any plain pair of rain boots or other tall boots into a more personalized style to match your look. It also creates a softer edge that blocks the rim of the boot from rubbing against the skin. These come in toddler, little kid and big kid sizes.
Cons: These may run short, making it more difficult to fit completely over the top of the shoe.
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