Show Some Ankle
The question of whether to go sockless is a debate that runs back and fourth every summer, even amongst the most stylish men. Some see going sockless as a quick way to revitalize everything from a trim suit to short khakis, while others think of it as the depth of bad taste—everyone has a different take.
There are of course practical ways to pulling it off. Walking around for hours on a hot summer day without socks, sweating into nice leather shoes is not very comfortable. Besides talcum powder, you can also consider loafer socks—they’re cut so low they’re practically invisible.
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