Socks in Costume
The spookiest day of the year is creeping up on us, and the best way to prepare is to find the perfect Halloween costume. It’s always harder than you think to think of the perfect costume, then source all the necessary pieces, so we came up with a few ideas for you! The advantage to these ideas is that you won’t have achy legs or swollen feet after a night of trick-or-treating and Halloween fun.
Who doesn’t love a good witch outfit? Start with the most classic witch attire: a big black hat, black robe or dress (bathrobes or long coats work perfectly here!) and a broom to carry. Then, pick your favorite Work-to-Play sock from our new Fall/Winter collection and pair with the most comfortable black heeled booties you own. For the final touch, add a ribbon to match your socks, wrap it around your waist and tie a bow in the front.
Another classic, but a good one to put your own spin on. For this costume, you will need to find the worst polo shirt you own - maybe something from high school if you are cool enough to hold on to that kind of stuff. Next, locate a pair of tan cargo shorts, pull them high and stick some pens in the pockets to add some accessories. You’ll also need a pair of suspenders to hook to your shorts and an old pair of 3D glasses. To be really convincing, pop the lenses out of the glasses and wind some masking tape around the bridge of the nose. Lastly, pull on your favorite Rugby Stripe sock from our Fall/Winter collection and a pair of old converse.
This look may be 80’s mint, but trust us, it’s never going out of style. Start with the most colorful tights you own. Then, do some digging or thrift shopping and find a bright leotard or one-piece swim suit. Instead of some old leg warmers, find your favorite pair of compression socks or our retro-striped MOVE compression sleeves. Then, throw your hair up in a high ponytail with a scrunchie and a neon headband. Accessorize with a pair of big hoop earrings and extra scrunchies on your wrists for good measure.
Dalmatian and Fire Fighter
Lastly, here’s a perfect couple’s costume for you and your significant other. For the Dalmatian, use a white shirt and white shorts to paint some polka-dots on. Pair with your favorite polka-dot compression socks (we love the black & light brown for this) and a pair of white shoes. For the fire fighter, wear a simple navy-blue t-shirt and a pair of jeans. Next throw on red suspenders and a plastic fire fighter’s hat. This costume goes perfectly with a compression sock from our heathered collection and sturdy boots.
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