Knee High Socks in Black: Simply Gentlemanlike
Finest Italian Knee High Socks made from mercerised cotton ensure a consistently gentlemanlike appearance.
- 100% cotton (mercerised), also known as Fil d’Ecosse
- Ribbed structure for good grip
- Extra-wide cuff, also known as English cut, to prevent slipping
- Meticulous workmanship and maximum comfort
- Delivery delay for size 49-52 / 13 - 14½ (UK) / 14 - 15½ (US) until end of November
No subscription traps
We sockscription socks want to be worn and see the world. Ending up left unused in a dark sock drawer is every sock’s nightmare.
To make sure that you never have too many socks, it is up to you to monitor your sockscription: you choose whether and when to renew, bring forward or end your subscription.
One month before renewal time, you will receive a letter from BLACKSOCKS to remind you and ensure that you don’t forget to renew. If only everything was so easy.
We sockscription socks arrive as a three in a cardboard box. The box is designed to fit in your letterbox. This means that we come straight to you even when you aren’t at home, without your having to make a trip to the post office – and all with free priority shipping worldwide.
Refined, shiny – Fil d’Ecosse
I am made from mercerised cotton. Mercerisation is a cotton processing procedure which gives me a silky, wash-resistant shine and also makes me stronger. Mercerised cotton is also more colourfast and creates very little lint. Polyamide in the form of Lycra® is found in my toe and heel areas to provide additional strengthening.
So why is mercerised cotton also known as Fil d’Ecosse? It’s very simple: the Scot John Mercer invented the mercerisation process. This is why mercerised cotton is also called Fil d’Ecosse. A Scot in French – rather difficult for me as an Italian!
My extra-wide cuff, also known as an English cut, prevents me from slipping down. Men’s legs can be slim or broad. Calves may take many different shapes, making it hard for us knee socks to stay in place without slipping or cutting in to your legs. A little tip for you: we knee socks are least likely to slip if we can encircle the calf. When choosing your sock size make sure that they are long enough, and do not simply rely on your shoe size.
Ribbing for a natural feel
My ribbed structure is elastic and nestles against your skin without being obtrusive. The ribbed structure is fine and elegant, ensuring that you look great for every occasion. Promise!
Made in Italy
I come from a small sock manufacturer in northeast Milan, which makes me Italian. They create high-quality socks such as me with a great passion for detail. Three siblings are running the business in second generation ensuring that lots of socks turn out as good as me.
100% skin-friendly & allergy-tested
I am good for you, your feet and your skin: I have been tested and I meet the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100.
This standard says that I am 100% skin-friendly and allergy-tested. We often forget that socks are worn directly against the skin, in a damp and warm climate subjected to friction.