It’s true. Socks are without a doubt the most cliché gift out there for men. In media, the giving of socks is portrayed as tired, lacking creativity and a disappointment. However, all clichés tend to have some truth to them. It’s also a fact that socks are a necessary part of life for most men out there and that if they didn’t receive them as gifts, they might go a scarily long time without buying new pairs. But figuring out the best men's socks can be daunting.
Whether you’re a man buying socks for yourself or someone buying socks for another man, we understand that this can be a much more complicated process than you expected. Let yourself destress though because we’re here to help. Below is a list of the 25 best men’s socks, with pairs broken down into a myriad of categories like the best dress socks, best no show socks, best running socks and more. After all, you wouldn’t wear the same pair of shoes to go to a party, to hike or to relax in, so why should socks be any different?