Fashion Series: Fab Holiday Looks From Morning to Evening

December 10, 2013

Fashion Series: Fab Holiday Looks From Morning to Evening

It’s easy to get wrapped up in planning for the holidays. With gifts to buy, cookies to bake and decorating to do, it’s no surprise that we find ourselves so often wearing the same Christmas sweater year after year because we just don’t have time to think of anything else!

This year, incorporate compression into your holiday outfit! Here are a few ways you can take your VIM & VIGR compression socks from gift opening Christmas morning through to the elegant company party! 

Artemis (Red & Brown) Wool Compression Socks

Winter Leggings

Cuyana Alpaca Oversized Sweater

Black Ankle Booties

Phara Necklace Silver

Lora Metallic Ring Silver

Grey Pea Coat

 

EOS (Brown & Teal) VIM & VIGR Compression Socks

Blank NYC Light Wash Skinny Jeans

Bruno Cucinelli Top

Weave Through Crowds Scarf

Grey Cardigan

Tory Burch Riding Boots

 

 

Black Wool VIM & VIGR Compression Socks

When the Night Comes Emerald Dress

Double Strap Mary Janes

Isla Drops Earrings

Rhea Bangles

Gold Pashmina





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Sizing, Fabric & Compression Levels Guide

Size Chart:

We have a different sizing chart depending on the type of compression garment. Please consider your foot and calf circumference when choosing your size.

If you're in between sizes, ask yourself a few questions:
What is my body type? Will I be more comfortable in a size up or down? Take your body type into consideration when choosing a size especially if you're in between sizes.

Size Chart - VIM & VIGR Fashionable Compression Legwear

Compression Tights Size Chart - VIM & VIGR

Compression Leg Sleeves Size Chart - VIM & VIGR

Fabric Collections:

NYLON

  • 400 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Excellent for athletic use
  • Multi-dimensional weave allows for breathability
  • Composition: 82% Nylon/18% Spandex

MOISTURE-WICK NYLON

  • 400 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Moisture-wicking fabric to draw sweat and moisture off of the skin
  • Multi-dimensional weave allows for breathability
  • Composition: 75% Moisture-wick polyester/13% Nylon/12% Spandex

COTTON

  • 200 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Natural breathability
  • High-quality double covered elastic fibers and premium cotton
  • Composition: 48% Cotton/42% Nylon/10% Spandex

MERINO WOOL

  • 200 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Natural breathability and moisture-wicking properties
  • High-quality double covered elastic fibers and fine Merino wool
  • Light-cushioned sole
  • Composition: 40% Merino wool/45% Nylon/15% Spandex

Garment Care:

Machine wash after each wear, delicate and cold.

Air dry is preferred to maintain the elasticity and quality of fabrics.

Compression Levels:

Compression garments are made in a variety of support levels, each of which is designed to address different needs. These levels are most commonly expressed in millimeters of mercury (abbreviated as mmHg). Generally, graduated compression is displayed in ranges. The higher the numerical value, the stronger the support level indicated. For example, a 20-30 mmHg garment will offer more support and feel tighter than a 15-20 mmHg garment.

All of VIM & VIGR’s products are offered in 15-20 mmHg compression level and select styles are available in 20-30 mmHg.

VIM & VIGR Compression Levels

How to put on compression socks:

Slip your arm into the sock until your fingers reach the toes. Your palm should be resting in the sock's heel. 

Starting at the cuff, fold the sock over until it meets the heel. Make sure to fold the sock onto itself.

With the sock still inverted, pull the foot of the sock firmly onto your foot. Make sure your toes are securely in the toe pocket. Starting with the cuff, gradually roll the sock up.

Adjust so that your heel is properly positioned in the heel pocket and the cuff sits below the knee. Make sure the cuff is not pulled up too high.