Top Spots To Buy Men’s Dress Socks In Connecticut

December 29, 2015 11:57 AM

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Consider looking outside of the box and shopping local the next time you are in need of new men’s dress socks. Connecticut’s local businesses and men’s boutiques have a variety of sock choices to offer, helping to make your look complete while maintaining comfort. While some stores stick to traditional looks and values, others are introducing new and innovative ideas for different personality types. Shop local at one of these stores the next time you are in need of some new socks.
We Are Micro
216 Center St.
Wallingford, CT 06492

We Are Micro recently had its grand opening and is located near the center of Wallingford, CT, making it convenient for a day of shopping and easy parking. We Are Micro is a men’s boutique and skateboard shop with products such as men’s socks, custom clothing, embroidery services and clothing lines created by the owners. Owners Justin Brangiero and Tony Diep have created their own clothing lines, RideLife and Hotblood, which are sold in the store. Their sock collection is available for purchase in-store and online. They have a fun and unique line of socks that you won’t find at your average store, including an ice hockey rink, cats, cookies, gameboy, shark, cereal, pepperoni pizza and much more.

Absolute Ties
25A Gramar Ave.
Prospect, Connecticut 06712
(203) 758-6400

Absolute Ties is a family-owned business that combines style with affordable cost. While they made their name with fashionable ties, they also sell a wide variety of men’s dress socks. Some of their unique patterns include your favorite sports teams, a patriotic American flag, animals, holiday, muscle and skeleton socks as well as more traditional stripes, solids or polka dot. Purchases can be made in their store in Prospect or online, with free shipping on orders over $50. One of the best parts of being a family-run business is their charm and no fuss return policy within 60 days.

Formals By Antonio
2244 Silas Deane Highway
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 257-8626

Formals By Antonio is known for their tuxedos, suits and accessories. While many use them for rentals such as weddings, purchases are also available. They are the pros at coordinating your formal look. Whether you are just looking for socks or shoes, or a whole new look, Formals By Antonio is the place to go. Customers can also expect accessories such as ties and cufflinks. It’s a one-stop shop for a formal wardrobe.

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359 Greenwich Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 622-0551

A benefit of shopping at Richards is their daily availability and late hours on Thursdays. Richards sells high-end men’s socks which lean towards the pricier side compared to other listings. Their stock is more traditional with solids, stripes and small detailed patterns. Select from cotton, wool or cashmere material. While shopping at Richards, you will find highly skilled salesmen and women to assist you with putting together the perfect look. Browse their other items to add to your wardrobe including but not limited to shoes, apparel and accessories.

Daswani Clothiers
959-961 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 233-4435

In a town full of local shops and boutiques, men can feel comfortable knowing Daswani Clothiers has their back. At Daswani Clothiers, shoppers can find a variety of items and custom tailoring. They bring old-fashioned charm with up-to-date fashion trends. While browsing the store, you can find men’s socks as part of their inventory. You’ll leave a happy camper with great customer service and some new comfortable socks.

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Kimberly Ord is a freelance writer and lifetime resident of Connecticut. Her work can be found at