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Best Places To Buy Men's Dress Socks In OC

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In the business world, men's dress socks play an important role. The website "Real Men Real Style" points out that socks keep the feet dry by wicking away moisture; they also protect expensive dress shoes from damage and odor. Orange County is home to many shop's dealing in men's clothing, many of which have knowledgeable staff members willing to help you find the right pair. If it's time to change up your dress socks, visit the following OC merchants.

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Sole Comfort
Newport North Shopping Center
1220 A7 Bison Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 644-5939

Owned and operated by the Lazarus family, this Newport Beach store knows how to cater to men. Though most of the sales floor contains women's selections, Sole Comfort has a special area set aside just for the guys. When the guys aren't shopping, the store has a "Man Cave" where husbands and boyfriends can watch TV and hang out. Their website highlights some of the more entertaining sock offerings, including the amusing Hot Sox creations. The right socks always complement professional business attire, so check out what Sole Comfort has to offer your feet.

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International Suit
2790 Harbor Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 444-4090

Though not always seen by other people, socks are an important part of a professional ensemble. A business that describes itself as a "mom and pop shop," International Suit knows how to outfit a man all the way down to that all-important hosiery. Need a suit for a wedding or an important job interview? This Costa Mesa shop carries leading brands like Hugo Boss, Rossini and Zanetti, plus the perfect men's socks to go with them. Let's face it: you can't feel professional in a pair of ill-fitting socks, even if no one can see them.

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North Menswear
380 Glenneyre St.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-9873

Good customer service and an intriguing inventory of products keep customers coming back to this Laguna Beach shop. North Menswear carries different brands of patterned men's dress socks. To go along with the socks, the shop has a selection of shirts, pants, shoes and other items with a real feeling of Americana. When visiting Laguna Beach, stop in North Menswear for a new pair of dress socks or an entirely new ensemble.

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Orange County Marketplace
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
(949) 723-6660

For some men, shopping can be a real chore, but it's easy to have fun at the Orange County Marketplace. A swap meet that takes place every Saturday and Sunday in Costa Mesa, this gathering features lots of vendors with plenty to sell. It may take a little more time to find the right pair of dress socks here than at a regular store, but the fun atmosphere of shopping outdoors makes up for that. The one real danger, though, is coming home with a lot more than just a few new pairs of dress socks.

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East Fork Supply Company
133 E. City Place Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 788-0732

As they mention on their website, the folks behind East Fork Supply Company carry the items that they would like to wear themselves. You might come in looking for men's dress socks and be distracted by the array of well-made and stylish men's clothing. Their product lines come from suppliers such as Imperial Barber Products, Iron & Resin and Focused Space. On your next trip to Santa Ana, make sure to stop in.

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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Steven Bryan calls Irvine, California his home. A freelance writer for more than 20 years, he has interviewed a wide range of notable celebrities, including a variety of up-and-coming musicians and artists as well. Passionate about movies and comic books, he also makes an annual pilgrimage to the San Diego Comic-Con.
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