Fine Italian socks for men

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Socks from top-quality raw materials

Socks perform hard labour every day: long working hours, a warm and humid climate, lots of friction – only the best can be good enough. Our socks are made from top-quality raw materials and can withstand great stress. Discover the exceptional quality of our socks for yourself.

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How is quality made?

The Maître Chaussettier makes sure that our socks are of impeccable quality and does not rest until he is satisfied with the results.

Good is not good enough


A series of top marks

In independent tests, our best-selling traditional calf sock has been among the best socks in Switzerland for years. The other styles have not yet been tested.

Test results


Made in Italy

BLACKSOCKS is proud of the fact that all its products are made in Europe. The majority of our socks are produced in a factory in Northern Italy.

Made in Italy


Certified & risk-free

All our products, i.e. our socks, underwear and shirts, are produced to Oeko-Tex® Standard 100.

About Oeko-Tex


Sizes to fit

Quality also means you can find the right size. Our styles are available in up to 7 sizes to make sure the perfect fit for every size. We also cater for men with big feet: our best-sellers are available in shoe sizes of up to 52.

Overview of sizes


How old are your socks

In order to be able to check our production batches, we have incorporated a systematic 'weave fault' into the heel of our socks. This is a kind of 'barcode' which provides information on the year the socks were made.

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The history of socks

From the Middle Ages to the Internet Age - the sockscription frees mankind from sock stress!

History of socks


Sock survival tips

To make sure you enjoy a long and pleasurable sock experience we have collated our five vital sock survival tips.

Survival tips for your socks


The same price since 1999

The price of socks has remained the same for twelve years. The classic sockscription still costs just 98 francs, the same as it did in 1999.

Socks prices

Look great, fit great, very comfy. Just an all around nice pair of socks.
David Rafferty
All fine
Alexandre Schmid
Great fit. Excellent and 'rare to find' size options.
Bruno Dedieu
Socks arrived very timely
Frank Ellingsen
These were a very comfortable pair of socks.
Oliver Acosta
Was very satisfied with the complete process.
Judy Colao
Great quality, wonderful sensation on the feet from the moment you put on them.
Martin LOPEZ
Quality is very good.
Vladimirova Larisa
Santa Clara
Excellent socks and service.
Benson White

When do your socks start to fade?

Faded flowers end up in the compost. Sour milk goes down the drain. And old socks? They normally end up back on our feet. Put them on or chuck them out?

The life of a sock


We reveal the truth

Who changes their socks only every couple of days? Who owns the most socks? And who prefers to leave it to mummy to buy socks? BLACKSOCKS knows the answers.

Socks survey

Other Great in every size

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Great in every size

Our socks are great – something which is clear not only to us, but also to an increasing number of customers across the globe. See for yourself.

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Subscription beats studying

With the sockscription you will receive three pairs of socks at regular intervals, sent direct to your door by post. Say goodbye to tedious shopping and the tiresome job of sorting socks after washes. Choose the easiest relationship between men and socks – the sockscription!


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