Best Socks In 2021 (Buying Guide)

On this page you’ll find links to all our buying guides and top picks for all types of socks. We look at thousands of user reviews to bring you the best buys.

Thermal Socks

MY TOP PICKS:
My personal favourites for women are the No products found. – they are perfect for long walks, have excellent buyer feedback and are lined with moisture-wicking Terry to protect feet from blisters and keep you comfortable. These ankle socks are from Heat Holders are also a good choice.

For men I highly recommend the Rymora Merino Wool Socks. They are padded in all the right places and receive outstanding reviews – 83% give them 5 stars. For thermal ankle socks these ones from Heat Holders are a great option with anti slip grip, ideal for lounging plus they receive fantastic feedback.

See my other top picks for thermal socks.


Slipper Socks

Best Womens Slipper Sock

MY TOP PICKS
My top picks are the Women's slipper socks from SDBING because they are warm & cosy, well made, non slip and have great reviews. For a good value pair of ankle ones these No products found. are a good choice.

Anyone can wear any sock! but we love these cosyshoe slipper socks from Falke. They are mad

See my other top picks for slipper socks.


Alpaca Socks

MY TOP PICK:
My top pick for Alpaca socks around the home are the Sock Shop London Alpaca Bed Socks. They are 82% Alpaca, have amazing reviews scoring 4.9 out of 5 and are available in a wide range of beautiful colour tones.

For a more hard wearing sock suitable for regular outdoor use are the Sock Shop London Alpaca Ribbed Boot Socks. They still have lots of Alpaca (75%) with a cushion sole and get great reviews. You can get them in sizes from 4-13 and are available in lots of lovely colours.

See my other top picks for alpaca socks.


Cashmere Socks

MY TOP PICK:
My top pick are the White Company Cashmere Bed Socks. They are 100% cashmere, soft, luxurious and available in a range of gorgeous colours and receive outstanding reviews.

Also see the 100% Ladies Cashmere Bed Socks from Jasmine Silk. They are wonderfully soft knitted from the world’s renowned cashmere manufacturer in Scotland. They receive excellent reviews and are available in a wide range of colours.

See my other top picks for cashmere socks.


Bamboo Socks

Bambuso Bamboo Socks

My Top Pick:

My favourites are the Bambuso Bamboo Socks for Men and Women as they have the highest bamboo content so are extra luxurious. They also have great customer reviews.

See my other top picks for bamboo socks.


Waterproof Socks

My Top Pick:

My top pick overall are the Sealskinz All Weather Mid Sock because of their versatility in warm and cold conditions. This means they have a comfy, light merino wool interior, are available in a range of colours and they have have amazing reviews.

See my other top picks for waterproof socks.


Christmas Socks


Merino Wool Socks

VITSOCKS Women's 80% MERINO Wool Soft Warm Socks

My Top Pick:

My favourites are the Vitsocks Women's 80% Merino Wool Soft Warm Socks as they have the highest merino wool content so are extra luxurious and soft. They also have great customer reviews.

See my other top picks for merino wool socks.


Heated Socks

Barchi Best Heated Socks

My Top Pick:

My favourites are the Barchi Heated Battery Operated Socks because they are comfortable, good quality, available in a range of sizes and colours and receive fantastic feedback.

See my other top picks for heated socks.

Thigh High Socks

My Top Pick:

My favourites are the Satinior Extra Long Socks Thigh High Cotton Socks as they are extra long so perfect for tall women.

They have great customer feedback.

See my other top picks for thigh high socks.

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