Choose The Right Sock Size: With This Trick, It Can Be Simple

If you have ever had trouble with the fit and form of socks or you find that you are buying socks 1 to 2 sizes larger than they need to be, you might want to consider following some of these top tips around finding the ideal size for your socks.

Is The Sizing Information On Socks Inaccurate?

If you find that the socks you are buying are 1 to 3 sizes larger than what they need to be, you might want to consider trying a different manufacturer. Most socks have numbers that declare the shoe sizes that they are built for, in order to find the perfect size socks for your feet, you might need to switch manufacturers or choose a manufacturer that offers more rigid constraints on their sizing information.


Choosing a sock or stocking that has spandex in the weave can make sure that you have a sock that is more flexible and matches the shape of your foot. Having too much fabric around your foot will cause the material to stretch and this can often lead to irritation on your foot. Having a sock that is built with some spandex material will make sure that even if there is extra material, it can conform to your foot size.

Try A Sock For Your Foot Shape

You may find that athletic socks billow on your foot depending on its shape. Making the choice to switch over to a spandex business sock could be a way that you could use stretchy fabric to sit tightly on the narrow places across your foot. If you had problems with finding comfortable socks previously, choosing a different style of sock can help.

If you would like to find socks in the perfect size, be sure to check out our online store today to learn more.

This post was written by Matt Conklin, owner and sock aficionado at Lucid Socks. Lucid Socks’ sock of the month club features a random hand-picked pair of socks from one of our many categories of unique and humorous socks. Click here to learn more!

Post Author: Kyra Uriah