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I love smart wool socks. They're comfortable, not itchy and they last a long time. I'm not sure what else I could ask for.
I used to have cold toes all winter long. Then I started wearing SmartWool socks. The best part is my feet don't overheat either. I no longer wear any other types of socks.
These are the ones that I wear on a daily basis in the office. I just love them!
This gets mentioned more often in the reviews of the men's version of the sock, so let me bring it up here:If your feet sweat at all, wool is the way to go. I think what happens with cotton is that they make your feet warm, so your feet sweat--bam, now you have wet socks and cold feet.I couldn't believe until I tried these how uncomfortably clammy my feet feel even on mild days in cotton socks. I switched over to wearing these exclusively and you definitely owe it to yourself to give them a try.
What I haven't seen in any other reviews--so take it with a grain of salt--is that these run small. In fact, several of the other smartwool socks I've tried too. I'm a 9 in running shoes so even smaller in dress shoes but I'm definitely better off with the large size. It's not a matter of shrinkage with washing because the larges fit great right out of the box. They're flexible so a smaller size works, but the toes are less roomy and the reinforced part of the heel doesn't reach high enough so they wear a little faster.
these are a little scratchy but not enough to bother me. i overheat easily and these are thin and keep my feet warm. i also love the solid colors. and by that i mean the black pair.
I got these as a gift for my older Mom, whos feet are always cold. She loves them so much she wants me to get her some more.
lightweight, but slightly scratchy. Work well for my cold feet at work or casual. washer and dryer safe.
I love SmartWool socks, in general, but these don't really seem the same. They are okay, but they pill up terribly in the wash, and don't seem to breathe as well as other SmartWools I own. As usual, though they fit well and are comfortable. They seem like they will last, too.
My husband and I LOVE Smartwools! We were first introduced to them at a local shoe store, but their selection of women's socks left much to be desired. So, I went searching on the web and Backcountry helped me stock up! I'm a teacher and I always have cold feet, must have been that frostbite when I was a teen. Smartwools keep my feet toasty and warm, with no sweating! Even with clogs, my feet are warm. My first pairs are a few years old, and look as good as my new ones. Just don't dry them for too long or on too high a heat in the dryer, or you'll cook the elastic. I dry mine on low for about 10 minutes, then I hang them to finish drying.
I purchased these as a gift after trying several pairs of Smartwool's casual socks (I love the striped ones) and was a bit disappointed. I loved the color (green), but they just didn't feel soft and comfy like I'd hoped. Hopefully they are better for the recipient after a wash and a wear.
What is the absolutely the warmest but thinest sock you have?
The warmest sock isn't the thinnest and vice versa. If you want warm and thin, look for something in merino wool.
I'm a huge fan of Smartwool socks. I am always cold & wool is an absolute must to keep warm. Since I wear them everyday, it is nice to have socks that are lightweight and warm. No extra bulk in the shoes - just warm, dry, comfy feet. I don't know what I'd do without them! Definitely recommend. I purchased the black this time around & have had no issues with color fading.
I bought these socks in black and oatmeal heather, and they are WONDERFUL! I wear them to the office with wool pants and dress loafers when it's cold. They are sooooo much better than cotton! Not only do they keep your feet warm, but they wash like a dream and don't lose their color. They also work well with khaki pants and clogs when I'm dressing "nice casual."
My only complaint is that the shade of the heathered colors is not consistent. One pair in oatmeal heather can be just right; another can be muddy-looking, with too many grayish threads. However, this does not detract from the comfort and value of the socks. They are truly fantastic.
I purchased these for my wife. She has said that these socks are very comfortable and warm, but the color we received doesn't look anything like what you're seeing here. I purchased the Earth Heather and it looks closer to Mud Grey. Ha-ha! And no, we did not mistakenly receive the Black. Even the label said Earth Heather. Bottom line: If you're not too picky about color, you might like these comfy and wam socks.
I love Smartwool socks and have been wearing their hiking socks for years. I also like the Saturn stripe stocks. Since I like Smartwool so much, I thought I'd give these Cable socks a try for the office. Well I was very disappointed. They actually feel rough, fit poorly, and are slightly scratchy. I will probably go ahead and wear them, since I would feel stupid returning socks I've worn, but I definitely won't buy any more of them.