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Feet first: The most promising sock material trends of 2023

Discover the most promising sock material trends of 2023. From sustainability to high-tech fabric innovations, find out what’s influencing the socks you wear next.


Introduction: Sock material trends you should be keeping an eye on

In the ever-evolving world of fashion and textiles, even the humble sock sees continual innovation. As we’re halfway through 2023, we’re witnessing some impressive changes in sock material trends. These evolving fabrics aren’t just about aesthetics; they’re about offering you unmatched comfort, performance, and even sustainability.


Smart fabrics: Technology defining the future

Technological advances have facilitated the creation of ‘smart’ textiles, designed to enhance performance. These materials manage temperature, reduce odour, and can even incorporate wearable technology. Initially popular in athletic wear, these advanced fabrics have now entered everyday items like socks.


Metis PCA™: The game-changing material of 2023

At Akeso Socks, we’re using Metis PCA™, a unique material that aligns perfectly with the trends of 2023. Metis PCA™ boasts superior moisture-wicking capabilities, as well as impressive antibacterial and antifungal properties. It’s a trendsetter in its own right, making Akeso Socks a market leader in terms of functionality and comfort.


Moisture-wicking fabrics: Keeping feet dry and comfortable

Moisture-wicking fabrics continue to be a major trend in 2023. Materials like Metis PCA™ lead the way, ensuring feet stay dry, comfortable, and blister-free no matter the conditions.


Antibacterial and antifungal properties: Why people are seeing the importance

Foot health remains a critical concern in sock selection, with materials offering antibacterial and antifungal properties earning the spotlight. Metis PCA™, with its innovative technology, is at the forefront of this trend, keeping feet healthy and fresh, even after multiple days of wear.


The resurgence of natural fibres

As we witness the ascent of high-tech fabrics like Metis PCA™, there’s also been a resurgence in the popularity of natural fibres such as wool, bamboo, and cotton. These materials are valued for their innate comfort. Akeso Socks recognises the unique benefits of these natural fibres and is actively exploring ways to blend them with Metis PCA™. This innovative approach will combine the high-performance capabilities of synthetic materials with the comfort of natural fibres, offering our customers the best of both worlds.


Conclusion: Marching forward with innovation

As we navigate through 2023, we see that the sock industry is undergoing remarkable changes. The focus has shifted beyond simply warming and protecting our feet. Now, comfort, advanced material technology like Metis PCA™, and improved foot health are central to the conversation. Akeso Socks is thrilled to be leading this change, providing our customers with products that are not just practical, but incredibly comfortable and specifically designed for optimal foot health. We eagerly anticipate the advancements the rest of 2023 will bring and are committed to continuing to offer our customers the cutting edge in sock technology.

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Sizes AU Size US Size UK Size Euro Size
Small 4-6 5-7 2-4 35-37
Medium 6-8 7-9 4-6 36-39
Large 8-10 9-11 6-8 38-41
X-Large 10-12 11-13 8-10 42-44
XX-Large 12-14 13-15 10-12 44-46
Sizes AU Size US Size UK Size Euro Size
Large 6-8 7-9 5-8 39-42
X-Large 8-11 9-12 8-11 42-46
XX-Large 11-14 12-15 11-14 46-49

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Mask Left - Right Top - Bottom
Knitted 3 layer - R 185mm 140mm
Knitted 3 layer - L 190mm 145mm
Woven 2 layer - R 250mm 135mm
Woven 2 layer - L 280mm 155mm