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Valentine’s Day will soon be here and it is traditionally a time of blissful romance and celebration of new love or lasting love.  But for others, it is a day that we wish would be behind us so we don’t have to wallow in the lack of a romantic relationship.
The classic venue of flowers, chocolates, and dinner is a nice reminder to take time to honor the one you love but it doesn’t mean the rest of us need to be left out if we aren’t at the receiving end of such gifts.  You traditionalists go do your thing but for the rest of us, we can make Valentine’s Day a wonderful day of love that doesn’t require a romantic relationship- just good gal pals.

So, how can we take advantage of V-Day without stressing out?  Here are some great ways to enjoy the day:
Shed some love on yourself!
– Treat Yo’self ! We have socks that say TREAT YO’SELF so buy the socks and buy some ice cream! You deserve it!
-Do something you love.  Perhaps get a massage for being a good person. After all, you need to love yourself before you can love others.
– Do something out of the ordinary that you would not normally do but have always wanted to. Perhaps it’s as simple as ordering take out from a restaurant you’ve never been to. Go on a road trip to an antique mall or a small town you have wanted to explore.
– Write down what you are grateful for. It can be a person, a place, a moment. Just write!
– Call someone who lives out of town just to reconnect.  Let them know you are thinking about them.
– Wear some fuzzy socks, curl up with a good book, and a favorite snack. Heaven.
– Get a good bottle of wine and wear our LOVE THE WINE YOU’RE WITH socks. They are perfect!
– Don’t forget–you are not drinking alone if you are with a furry friend.
Spread the love!
– Host a Gal-entine’s Day party!  Invite your BFFs over to drink some wine and watch some NETFLIX or play some fun games.  Don’t be alone as this is the day to celebrate the friends you love!
– Shed some love on your dogs or your cats. They are the ones that greet us every night after work, cuddle with us when we need attention and love us unconditionally. Take them to the park or for an extra- long walk.  You will both love it.
– Invite a neighbor over for a glass of wine or take some cookies to your favorite neighbor just to let them know you appreciate them.
– Make cookies for a local retirement center. There are many lonely people that reside there and would appreciate the kind token of recognition.
– Take chocolate to work.  Your co-workers will love you!




Best Socks to Give this Holiday Season


In the past, people joked about getting socks as a holiday present. This comes from a time when socks were plain, came in only two or three colors, and often came in a pack. Today, novelty socks dominate sock drawers across the world, and Foot Traffic believes that the holidays should hold a special place in your heart and the drawer you keep your socks. Socks are at the top of the list for favorite gifts to give this holiday season. Whether you’re looking for a fun gift, or a festive way to dress up your drab office wear, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite picks for the holidays.

Youth Gingerbread Socks

Sure, kids look for the big stuff on Christmas morning. They’re probably down there before you wake up, shaking the presents and making you breakfast (if you’re lucky). But one crucial element of Christmas morning  is what you get in your holiday stocking. Stocking stuffers are often last-minute impulse buys. Many kids get candy, toothbrushes, a little bit of money, and even small electronics. But you can plan for stocking stuffers, and while you’re looking for at that secret Santa gift for your office co-worker, consider getting  novelty socks for your kids.

Why do we like the Youth gingerbread sock? First and foremost, it’s cute. Featuring the visage of the classic gingerbread man that has become a holiday staple, your child’s foot can snuggle up in the warm embrace of the smiling gingerbread man. No child can resist the warm, tasty treat of a freshly-baked cookie, but what happens when you eat a gingerbread man? This sock answers the question, showing a half-eaten, sad cookie on the other side of the sock. Great for giggles and kindling the holiday spirit, the Gingerbread Sock comes in two sizes, KIDS/ age 4-7 and shoe size 10-1Y; and YOUTH/ age 7-10 and shoe size 12-5Y.

Merry Fishmas Socks

Ahh, ice fishing. A popular winter sport among all genders, ice fishing can get pretty miserable for your feet without the right socks. For the man who likes to fish year-round, look no further than our Merry Fishmas men’s socks. Made with a cotton polyester blend to provide comfortable stretch and moderate warmth, these socks are a festive take on our popular everyday fishing lure socks.

Featured on the socks are a variety of lures on a green background wearing Santa hats, because what greater gift is there than the hope of a freshly-caught fish? Wiggle your toes to get them warmed up or to show off the flashy red fabric that tips these socks –toe, heel and top. These men’s socks are a one size fits most, and they are one of our most popular buys. Great for a stocking stuffer, gag gift, or addition to an eccentric ensemble, the Merry Fishmas Sock swims its way onto our top five list of favorite holiday socks.

Kwanzaa Women’s Socks

Often missing from holiday ensembles are Kwanzaa gifts. Kwanzaa, celebrated from December 26th to January 1st this year, is a festival and time of thanksgiving for African Americans. “matunda ya kwanza” is the Swahili phrase that inspired the name and means “first fruits”. The celebration lasts for seven days and focuses on seven points of importance to the African American community – Umoja, or unity, kujichagulia, or self-determination, ujima, or collective work and responsibility, ujamaa, or cooperative economics, nia, or purpose, kuumba, or creativity, and Imani, or faith. To honor and respect a holiday that means so much to so many people in the United States, Foot Traffic is one of the only sock companies online that offers socks to represent this holiday.

So, to all who celebrate it, Happy Kwanzaa. Our sock depicts the Kinara, the Muhindi, the Kikombe cha Umoja, the Mazao, and the Mkeka – all symbols of the holiday that represent the spirit of Africa and the seven principals celebrated during this time of year. A cotton-polyester blend, this sock is trouser height and fits adult women’s sizes 4-10.

Polar Bear Socks

Sometimes, you just need a way to say “happy holidays” and celebrate the cold that winter brings. Celebrating the hardiness and beauty of winter with animals that thrive in the cold  is one of these ways, and that is why we offer the men’s and women’s polar bear socks. These blue and gray socks come in men’s and women’s sizes and feature a polar bear on a patch of ice with a starry background.

Designed to keep your feet warm while keeping the feelings set on winter, these socks are trouser-cut and are designed to stretch. Wear them with your favorite booties, snow boots or under a set of pants, but don’t get caught without these friendly bears.

Holiday Sloth socks

We know that the holidays can bring on a lot of stress and we need to learn to just settle down and Chill Out. That is just what our holiday sloth socks remind us to do. Just “Chill Out” and “Be Cool” are reminders to slow down, and take time to enjoy the little moments that the holidays bring. These fun socks are available in Men’s, Women’s, and kids sizes.  A family that chills together, stays together!
Foot traffic is dedicated to making your holiday celebrations this winter a little brighter, a little warmer, and a little more fun.  Socks are the perfect gift that will bring a  smile to the face of the wearer and the recipient.  Whether you choose holiday specific designs or designs that can be worn year round, we have over 400 styles that are certain to please anyone wearing our high quality, fun socks . Pick up a pair of one of our favorite giftable socks for the holiday season (and grab a pair or two  for yourself !)

For more information, or for help with completing an order, please contact us today. We look forward to celebrating the season with you!

Looking Ahead: The Top 5 Socks We Offer to Stay Warm and Shake off Winter Blues


Winter is on its way, and that is a mixed blessing. On the one hand, winter brings the holiday season, time with family, and spectacular views as the ground is coated in snow. On the other hand, it can bring stress, hazardous driving conditions, bank accounts strained from present purchases and rising energy bills, and worst of all – cold feet. With the help of a great pair of socks, it is possible to manage the trials of winter with style and warmth. Whether microfiber is a must-have, you’re a stickler for themes, or you’re wild for wooly socks, Foot Traffic has a variety of sock needs for each of our unique customers. Here are our top five sock picks for winter weather. Stay warm, stay fashionable, cover your feet with these fun socks.

Santa Suit Socks

Feeling like you need to step it up for the office holiday party but aren’t sure how? Foot Traffic’s Santa Suit socks are made for both men and women and are a great way to show your holiday spirit or match with a partner (or bff) during Christmas time. Both the men’s socks and the women’s socks have a red base, like the jolly gift giver’s coat, with the traditional black belt that circles the ankle. In the center of the sock, the classic white-puffy trim of Santa’s coat is cinched in with a golden buckle. Because the “suit” is woven, the socks are a comfortable, unified sock fiber mix that fits well under trousers or in any sort of shoe.

While these might be thinner than a microfiber sock or wool sock, they fit perfectly in any shoe and are a great weight for warmer climates or for wearing inside. Keep the spirit of Christmas alive everywhere you walk with these fun socks.

Foot Traffic Microfiber Fuzzy Socks in Ivory

Polar bears have the right idea. Their white, fuzzy coats keep them warm through Arctic winters. . In the spirit of the polar bear, we offer these microfiber fuzzy socks, so you can release your inner polar bear and stay warm during cool weather. Microfiber socks are widely sought out for their comfort and their silky soft feel, but they have an added advantage during winter weather. Polyester, the material that makes up microfiber, is an insulative fabric. This means that these socks radiate your body’s natural heat back to you and keep the heat that your feet generate within the interior of the sock better than cotton and many other natural fibers.

These socks are great for any person, regardless of gender, and are also excellent for the young folks in your life. Inspire the strength of the polar bear through the winter and keep warm with these microfiber socks.

“Toes-ty” warm Toe Socks

Toe socks have been around for a long time and were particularly popular in the 70’s. They still have an enthusiastic  following and can be difficult to find. However, we have been carrying them for years and are your best resource for finding these fun toe hugging socks in a variety of colors.  These toe socks are sold in the women’s socks section of Foot Traffic, but their size is variable and can fit a range of foot sizes. This makes them optimal for multiple genders. Additionally, for those who run in barefoot running shoes, these toe socks will fit into them to create additional warmth for these types of shoes. Made with a knit fabric, these toe socks are excellent for keeping your spirits up,  and your feet warm. They are available in a children’s size as well so you can double the toe sock fun!

Holiday Sloth Socks

Nothing says winter like sloths. Sure, these slow-moving critters might live somewhere where the average temperature hardly ever dips under 50 degrees, they embody the spirit of the holiday season. Winter is a time where everything seems to go slower – vacations allow people to sleep in and stick around the house for longer than usual, energy is conserved for important events (like holiday parties and family get-togethers), and when food is consumed, it’s an event. But our holiday sloth socks aren’t just fun additions to parties that embody the spirit of winter. They are warm, versatile wardrobe options for every member of the family.

These festive sloth holiday socks come in men’s, women’s, and youth options for every sloth you know. Flash off these winter sloths’ sassy catch phrases any time you’re feeling like you need to chill or be cool (metaphorically speaking, of course). Easily worn dressed up or down, these cute and friendly socks are a great addition to a winter wardrobe that will keep spirits up even during the chilliest times of the year.

Happy Penguin 3-D Socks

Happy feet are no problem with these 3D penguin socks for women and matching 3D penguins for kids. Our happy penguin knit socks are delightful, and their versatility allows them to be worn with a variety of shoes. Best shown off, these socks are great for those who live in warmer weather but who want to embody the spirit of winter with these jolly, bow-tied penguins on their feet. Live in colder weather? Not a problem. Combine these with a skirt or dress and a pair of cotton tights for a festive look for any party or get-together. The happy penguin 3D socks are especially adorable peaking out of your booties.

During winter weather, nothing beats the feeling of warmth when it’s cold outside. When you don’t have a fireplace to lounge in front of – and let’s face it, most of us don’t—a warm and festive sock can come in as a close second comfort. These are our top picks for winter, but you can find many more holiday socks, patterns, and styles at

The Best Men’s Socks for the Change from Summer to Fall


You can’t always opt for sandals during hot weather, and that’s what makes the purchase of breathable socks a must for any man who does work that requires a closed-toed shoe. A hot, sweaty foot is a breeding ground for microscopic critters that can cause athlete’s foot, yeast infections, toenail fungus, and unpleasantly smelling feet. Fortunately, sock tech has expanded to meet the needs of runners, hikers, and office workers alike to make breathable socks that keep feet healthy during the summer. Of course, socks like these are best worn when it is consistently warm outside and do not consider the temperature influxes that are typical of early autumn weather. When mornings are chilly, days are warm, and nights are cold it can make picking out the best footwear for the day a challenge.

Now, combine weather problems with fashion problems and it’s easy to see why planning for that space between summer and autumn is best done with the help of sock experts. Here are some of the best types of men’s dress socks and men’s novelty socks to get you through the changing of the seasons.

  1. Fall-Themed Men’s Novelty Socks

For those whose job allows them to spend most of their time inside, a full-scale study on the different types of climate-controlled socks might not be in order. However, it’s still crucial to think about what type of socks are best for the change of seasons. Autumn is an especially hard time for those who suffer from seasonal affective disorder when depression symptoms rear their ugly head again. Even for those who do not suffer from seasonal affective disorder, the fall can be a hard time. But studies show that livening up your routine can be beneficial to your mood. Whether you opt for a subtle fall color or a bright and wild printed mid-calf  sock, novelty can be just what you need to beat the fall office blues. The range of humorous and topical designs will get the conversation started at the water cooler.

  1. Bamboo Crew Socks

Crew socks are versatile, able to be worn with both pants and shorts for a seamless style. However, not all crew socks are made alike. Whereas cotton is avoided by outdoorsmen and hikers for its inability to shed sweat, bamboo is moisture-wicking. This means that your feet stay dry and warm during the coolest parts of the day and wick sweat away from your feet in the hottest parts of the day. Since the end of summer usually means no more leaving stinky shoes on the porch to dry, moisture-wicking socks will prevent the stink in the first place and save your space from the wrath of your feet.

  1. Merino Wool Socks

If you’re a fan of SmartWool socks, then you’ve felt merino wool before. This deliciously smooth wool type is a popular favorite among backpackers because of its ability to regulate warmth and temperature. In cooler temperatures, it does an excellent job of insulating the foot and preventing it from cooling down too much. In the heat of the day, its moisture-wicking properties do a fine job of keeping the foot cool. Another ideal for hikers and backpackers is its lightweight nature. Pick a crew sock for most versatility, and don’t forget that merino wool socks are often found in men’s novelty sock collections.

  1. Olefin Socks

With autumn always comes a little rain, and there’s nothing worse than having to sit in a pair of rain-soaked socks all day long. That’s where olefin fiber socks can help. Olefin is a synthetic fiber that is used by many athletes and outdoorsmen because it was designed to keep water away from the feet. Better than this, it wicks water away from the body, so unlike rainboots, it won’t cause your feet to work up into a sweat. For the fall, olefin socks are great because they are thick enough to keep feet warm in the coolest parts of the day and thin enough to ensure that they are kept cool when that afternoon sun comes out. What else would you expect from creators who won a Nobel Peace Prize in Physiology?

  1. Copper Compression Socks

Compression socks come with the incorrect notion that only people with medical issues wear or use these types of socks. In reality, copper compression socks are highly sought after for those with habitually cold feet, which makes them perfect for cooling fall weather. Copper socks offer wicking like the previously-listed sock types, which ultimately prevents issues like athlete’s foot and fungal infections that are common. Copper-infused socks are designed to enhance circulation, and poor circulation is a contributor to cold feet. Best of all, these socks feel like normal men’s socks, so it’s not changing up the way your socks feel, merely the way your feet feel. Copper-infused crew socks are a favorite in those with cold feet but are available in many different styles.

  1. Coolmax Socks

Coolmax is a trademarked synthetic yarn that is geared specifically toward creating a comfortable and dry experience within the shoe. Runners often swear by Coolmax, because ultimately, the biggest factor in keeping feet climate controlled is keeping them dry. The creators of Coolmax pride themselves in having one of the fastest-wicking materials in the synthetic fiber business, which prevents feet from becoming cold in the first place. Many styles are available in these fabrics, though the most-bought are the no-show socks for athletes.

The verdict on men’s socks for the change from summer to fall? It really depends on what type of lifestyle you live.

For athletes, it might be worthwhile to invest in many pairs of good synthetic, moisture-wicking socks that will allow you to work out without the pain. For hikers or outdoorsmen, merino socks remain the sock of choice because of their lightweight nature. But for those on a budget, a good fall-themed men’s novelty sock will help you step into the fall in fashion, all while potentially warding off any sort of fall malaise. For a good place to start, check out Foot Traffic’s line of men’s socks for your fall fashion needs.



Take time to smell the coffee!

It was a long hot summer but now it is getting cooler so it is a great time to throw open the windows and let the fresh air in. The kiddos are back in school and we look ahead to prepare for upcoming holidays, football games, art fairs and outdoor events that celebrate the beautiful fall foliage and changing seasons.

With fall also comes a zillion catalogs in the mail reminding us that the holidays are just around the corner.  We humbly admit that Foot Traffic is no exception. But our catalog is.  Our fall/holiday catalog is exception-al!  Every year, we send out hundreds of catalogs to our loyal customers and potential new customers that may just want to get a jump on holiday shopping.  We want to give you ideas for all of the people on your gift list.  Novelty socks are an easy way to show that you know a little something about someone because of the large variety of themes and crazy icons to choose from.  The new FOOT TRAFFIC fall/Winter catalog should appear in your mail mid October. If you are not on the mailing list, go to our website ( and order one online or call us and we will add you to our list!

We had SO much fun shooting our catalog this year. Our product is so crazy so why not have fun shooting the catalog. Right? Our models were good sports as we coordinated socks with outfits. We even had two chickens, Omeletta and Moo, on the set as well as a diva dachshund to add to the chaos.  We have added so many new items to the catalog this year that we hope you take the time to enjoy the latest and greatest novelty socks for kids, women and men.   We offer a range of designs and formats such as 3D socks, slipper socks, fuzzy microfiber socks and so much more. We hope that you will find socks that are perfect gifts for friends and family as well as co-workers and neighbors.  You can get a lot of your holiday shopping done with one trip to the FOOT TRAFFIC website or just call us. We will answer any questions you might have.

This year, to encourage you to get your shopping done early, we have added an “Early bird” special discount so make sure to look for the code in the catalog!

OK- we’re spilling the beans….our fall/winter catalog cover design was designed with a purpose. Our beautiful model is surrounded by lots of coffee cups and hundreds of coffee beans. The socks say “LIFE HAPPENS. COFFEE HELPS.” This year has been a complicated year and we know we all have good days and bad days with lots of challenges, good and not so good.  Thus, the multiple coffee cups represent life’s issues.  However, wearing fun socks and good cup of coffee can at least ease the stress. So, hang in there, have a cup of coffee, look through our catalog and get your shopping done early and easily. Easy peasy. You will be rewarded, not just by a good discount but also by making your many friends smile this holiday season.  That is the best gift of all!



Kids Novelty Socks from Foot Traffic Make Back to School More Fun

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It’s time for the kiddos to get ready for the new school season, and that means it’s time for back to school shopping. Time to go through last year’s clothes and shoes and assess the inventory. How much still fits (the answer: probably none of it); how much is worn out (probably half of it); and how much can be passed down to little sis or little bro (whatever piddling pieces are left)? What needs to be purchased for this year? And where did all the socks go? We can’t help with much of your back to school shopping needs, but we can help with that last part, the part about the socks. When it comes to socks, Foot Traffic has the kids’ feet covered.


We can help with this other thing, too: getting kids to put their socks on. Any parent who’s ever been late dropping the kids off at school because they had challenges getting them to put their shoes and socks on know what a critical component of the getting-dressed-in-the-morning process this is. Parents will be happy to hear that Foot Traffic comes to the rescue during back to school shopping days with a wide selection of charming, fun kids socks that kids will want to put on. In fact, they’ll have their socks on their feet before you even tell them to. We guarantee it. Yes, these socks are that much fun to wear.


Socks with Personality

Kids novelty socks from Foot Traffic come in bunches of fun patterns, colors, and designs, and your children will have a great time picking out their favorites. Will it be party animals or penguins? Fossils or unicorns? Toe socks, 3D socks, or regular socks? Foot Traffic has all these and much more for your little ones’ little tootsies. Soft and comfortable, these socks stay on and don’t stretch out of shape. Foot Traffic uses high-quality materials that expand and contract, breathe, protect, and feel comfortable on little feet. No chafing, scrunching, or wadding up underfoot. These socks keep feet cool, dry and comfy. And they come with a built-in added bonus for Mom and Dad– the variety of patterns make them easy to match up on laundry day!


Foot Traffic has socks that match nearly every personality, style, hobby and activity. They come in both kids’ and youth sizes. Kids’ sizes are for the little ones 4 – 7 years old with shoe sizes from 10 to 1Y. Youth sizes are for children a little older, 7 – 10 years old with shoe sizes ranging from 12 – 5Y. Most of Foot Traffic’s fun children’s socks come in both sizes, so if you have little ones who like to match their older siblings, we’ve got their piggies covered. Wait, did we mention piggies? Check out the Kids When Pigs Fly Socks and the Youth Pig 3D Sock while you’re thinking about it.


Socks that Make Your Kids Stand Out

Let’s take a look at how these fun socks from Foot Traffic fit into your children’s day. Kids who like snack time will have fun choosing from the Kids Donuts Socks, Youth Taco Socks, Kids Gingerbread Socks or Youth Ice Cream Socks. For a snack and activity double-whammy, put your littles in Kids Popcorn Socks the next time you go out to see a movie. If it’s Shark Week at school, your children will be the talk of the playground when they show up sporting a pair of Youth Shark Socks. Or, for extra credit, put them in a pair of Youth Shark Bite 3D Socks. They’ll be the envy of all their friends!


For those budding young creative arts majors, your children will have fun painting, singing, and dancing in Kids Artist Socks, Youth Piano Socks, or Youth Ballet Socks. Just make sure you encourage them to keep up their practice schedule or they may run into Big Treble with the teacher!


Socks that Tickle their Toes

Toe socks are another style that kids have a lot of fun with. These children’s novelty socks come in bright colors, stripes and patterns. Your kids will get a kick out of showing them off in the halls. Kids Camouflage Toe Socks look great with a pair of khaki shorts. Kids Rainbow Toe Socks and Kids Denim Stripe Toe Socks go with just about anything. And the Kids Hugs & Kisses Toe Socks are a great way to remind your child how much he or she is loved. Keep each individual little toe covered in style with cool toe socks from Foot Traffic.


Socks that have an Added Cool Factor

If your child is one who likes to stand out, 3D socks are a perfect choice for them. These socks have dimension and extra “cool” factor built in. Penguins have beaks and wings that flap. Bears and pigs have noses, ears and arms that stick out from the sock. Killer whales and sharks have 3D fins and chew up your children’s legs (it’s not as bad as it sounds). If these unique socks go missing, check the littlest ones’ sock drawers. These fun children’s socks are available in youth sizes only, so your tiny tots may have swiped them in a fit of jealousy.


Foot Traffic makes your back to school shopping experience extra special with these designs and many more (did we mention hedgehogs, sloths, and llamas?). Get your back to school shopping off on the right foot by letting your wee ones pick out their favorite kids novelty socks from Foot Traffic today. You won’t have any trouble getting them to school on time this year. They’ll be so excited to show off these socks, they’ll have them on and be waiting in the car for you!




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Hot summer days bring tons of outdoor activities, and with those activities comes the age-old conundrum: which of your many stylish pairs of shoes is most appropriate? Sandals and flip-flops are cool and comfy. You can show off your latest pedi and let your toes enjoy the tickle of the grass with each step. But tennies are awfully comfortable and more practical for some activities. Alas, they’re sometimes less stylish, too, because you have to wear socks with them. So which will it be? Sandals or tennis shoes?


You’ll be happy to know that you can be both stylish and comfortable in a pair of tennies and some no-show socks and new low liners from Foot Traffic. You no longer have to worry about whether your chunky socks are ruining the cute. No-shows and low liners from Foot Traffic give you the same benefits of chunkier ankle or knee socks, but they do it on the sly. No one will even know they’re there except for you.


Treat Your Feet to Well-Made Comfort

Believe it not, there are people in the world who don’t like being barefoot. Ever. Low cut socks from Foot Traffic are perfect for people who are more comfortable wearing socks with every pair of shoes they put on. Foot Traffic offers both no-shows that come just to the ankle, and low liners that are cut lower and slightly lighter weight. Made of the same soft, quality materials that the rest of Foot Traffic’s trendy socks are made of, you get premium comfort and flexible fit, even in low liner socks that are barely there. Of course, since they come from Foot Traffic, they’re available in unique patterns and colors. Foot Traffic is known for making socks that make a statement, and their no-shows and low liners are no exception. You’ll find a pair that is fitting for any mood that moves you.


Practical Protection for Your Toes

For those days when you need a little extra protection for your footsies but don’t feel like wearing traditional socks, Foot Traffic’s no-show socks are there for you even though you can’t see them. They protect your feet from the heat. They let your piggies breathe and wick sweat away so they stay nice and dry as well as stink-free. An excess of sweat can ruin a good pair of shoes by turning it into a breeding ground for bacteria. No shows come just to your ankle so aren’t visible when wearing tennies. Low liners are great for tennies as well but can be worn with deck shoes because they are cut lower. Wearing low cut socks may extend the life of your favorite pair of shoes and keep your feet healthy and sweet smelling at the same time. Low cut socks also keep your dogs from whimpering over hot spots and blisters. Summer outdoor activities can be rough on feet, but yours will feel loved rather than stepped on when you protect them with a pair of low cut socks from Foot Traffic.


Wear These Low Cuts Everywhere

Low liners and no-shows work well in all kinds of situations. If you’re one who likes to go barefoot, wear them around the house as slippers. If you travel a lot, keep a pair in your purse or carry-on bag so you can slip them on as you go through security or once you get settled on the plane, or settled in your hotel room.  A business lunch at a Japanese restaurant takes on a whole new twist when you kick off your flats and display your adorable new low liner socks from Foot Traffic. It’s much less embarrassing than baring ungroomed feetsies or stockings with holes in the toes in front of your coworkers or business associates. Now, what about that walking tour of Rome? You’ll want to bring several pairs of low liners or no-shows because you’ll be putting in some miles. Don’t forget to pack several different types of comfortable shoes, too, so you can switch them out during the day. Your feet will love you for it!


Fun for Both Men and Women

Foot Traffic has low cut socks for both men and women. Men will find low liners to be just the thing for boat shoes, loafers worn with rolled up jeans, or casual shoes that look great with bare ankles. Men’s low liner styles include the Men’s T-Rex Low Liner, the Men’s Golf Low Liner, the Men’s Argyle Low Liner, or the Men’s Nautical Low Liner. Whatever your mood or activity, there’s a low cut sock that fits. Low liners are so darn comfortable, you’ll want to wear a pair every day!
Men’s no-shows come in three pack themes like football, music, outdoor, junk food, emojis and baseball.


Women will enjoy choosing from several lo liner designs including the Nautical Low Liner (to match your man), the Be Happy Low Liner, the Critter Low Liner , or the Fruit Low Liner. Regardless of which you choose, you’ll get a kick out of them. When it comes to fashion, these low liners are practically invisible. You’ll love them because really, what’s not to love? Our three pack themes of women’s no-shows come in a variety of fashion colors and fun themes like coffee, owls, emojis, and so much more.


Make Up Reasons to Take Off Your Shoes

New low cut socks  from Foot Traffic are the perfect accessory for everyday wear, and although they don’t show, they’re so cute that you’ll long for reasons to show them off. Make sure you stock up. Then go out in the world a look for reasons to kick off your shoes!





It is spring and our new FOOT TRAFFIC catalog just shipped.  We had a beautiful day with our models and chose the zoo and other outdoor locations as we wanted an outdoor environment to show off our latest novelty sock designs for men, women and kids. We had an awesome photo shoot and our three models made us laugh and smile the entire time. Although we spent most of the shoot at the zoo we managed to sneak in a quick stop at the ice cream shop as a reward for our long day of shooting.

We love animals and were able to enjoy the zoo characters on a fresh bright April day. Hovering over the giraffes and the ostriches was quite a treat as we enjoyed the skyway. We also got up close and personal to a beautiful elephant that was curious about our socks I am sure. For the cover shot, we found a different location to enjoy another animal—our balloon party animals! blog-sky-safari

We had a father/son model team and just capturing their interactions together was a thrill and such an authentic way to get fun photos. We really appreciated their time with us.

As for the socks, we are excited about our newest animal socks, the tiger and the zebra. They really looked beautiful in the zoo environment. We also love the emoji  socks. So many people were sharing their zoo stories on social media so the emoji socks on the adults and kids seemed fitting.

As for the women’s carousal socks, we got a great photo of our newest design as our agile models balanced on the fence at the site of the carousel.  What a great shot!


Socks are an important part of summer attire and they work great with shorts and jeans all year long. They protect your ankles from bug bites and actually keep your feet cooler than if you were not wearing any socks as they are cotton and can absorb your sweat.

We hope you like our new Foot Traffic spring/summer catalog and will treat yo’self to some new socks for the upcoming seasons!

Look for our catalog in the mail soon!  If you don’t already receive one, order online at!







Put a Spring in Your Step with Tights from Foot Traffic



Many people are under the ill-conceived notion that tights are just to be worn in winter for added warmth. And to that, we say, “Hogwash!” Tights are designed for much more than that. Tights are fun. Tights are interesting. Tights add pizzazz to any outfit. So why wouldn’t you wear them all year long? It’s springtime–put a little spring in your step with footless tights from Kansas City-based Foot Traffic.


This is Just What We Do

Who is Foot Traffic? We are designers and manufacturers of some of the coolest socks, tights, and footless tights on the face of the planet. Seriously. (It’s not bragging if it’s true, right?) We’ve been in the sock business for over 30 years and we’ve learned what people are looking for when researching footwear. They’re not just looking for something to cover their feet before slipping their shoes on. They’re looking for a fashion item, something they can add to their wardrobe to make a statement. Something that reflects their personality. Something that says, “Look out, world. Here I come!”


Of course, our customers are also looking for quality. That’s why we put time and effort into every pair of socks, tights or leggings we design and make. Our designers love what they do and they have fun doing it. They’re always coming up with new and creative patterns and designs for our footwear. We partner only with known and trusted manufacturers who are as dedicated to style, comfort, and quality as we are. No saggy, baggy footwear here! We make sure every pair is engineered to provide a comfortable, long-lasting fit with a little attitude thrown in. And yes, we said “engineered.” There’s a lot that goes into our footwear. That’s why our customers keep coming back.


Located in the Crossroads Art District in Kansas City, MO, we serve our customers locally, across the country and internationally. Isn’t the Internet wonderful?


Tights Designed for Your Lifestyle

Our tights are made to be worn in every season, and right now we have some very cool tights in patterns and colors that are perfect for spring. In fact, we have such a great selection that we’re betting no matter what outfit you’re wearing this spring, we have the perfect tights to match. Let’s take a look.


Got a hot date? No problem. Slip on that little black dress and a pair of Lima Textured or Metallic Rib tights for a super sexy look. Imagine where it might take you. If you’re not quite sure you want to go there, try our Black & White Squares footless tights for a more casual look. Sassy t-shirt and short-short cutoffs? Pair them with patterned tights that make a statement. How about our Tie Dye Microfiber Footless Tights? Or perhaps our Big Polka Dot textured tights instead? If you’re out and about running errands on a breezy day in that cute little sundress with the flared skirt, you might want to pop on a pair of footless tights in a contrasting color or complementary pattern. That way you’re totally protected from unexpected breezes. See what we’re talking about? Our tights are versatile and like to go places with you.


One of our goals is to create amazing footwear that allows you to express your personality. Whether you’re considered a Pollyanna or a Debbie Diva, we have the perfect tights for you. Fun and flirty? We’ve got that: Daisy Power. Sunny and cheerful? We’ve got that, too: Orange Tahiti. How about city chic? Try Graffiti or Soho Texture Tights. If you’re a total animal, you might be more comfortable in either the Lime Cheetah or Jaguar footless tights. We truly have something for everyone here. And if you’re a person who likes to mix up their look from day to day, make sure you stock up so you have enough tights to showoff your personality!


Tall gals are not forgotten here at Foot Traffic. We know not every leg is the same length, and sometimes it’s hard for tall women to find tights that are comfortable and fit well. All of our printed tight and footless tight designs  are available in Large/Tall. From the springy, flowery Nancy’s Garden to the black and white Printed Polka to Dot to the sexy Bronze Snakeskin footless tights, you’ll find comfort and a good fit with Foot Traffic.


Exercise Your Footwear Options

Many of our tights come in both regular and tall sizes, and many also come in more than one color. Wild patterns, bright colors, or tactile textures…you’ll find it all right here. You can even search our website by theme if that makes it easier for you. Of course, if you’re looking for something a bit more understated for that important business meeting, we’ve got you covered there, too. Our solid microfibers add color while still being cool.We all have to be grownups once in a while, right?


Spring has sprung across the country and it’s time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather, outdoor concerts, and other outdoor festivals and events this season. Your friends will  be in awe when they see you coming in your stylish mood-matching tights. And when they ask where you got them, tell them you got them at Foot Traffic!






GREAT MINDS…..Wear socks!


Our talking heads novelty socks are just what you need to put on your feet to show that you are in accord with great minds of the past.
We can always learn from our predecessors, gleaning inspiration from well-known artists, politicians, athletes, and genius thought provokers. Just knowing that their messages continue to inspire us makes it fun to wear these novelty socks.

At FOOT TRAFFIC, we have men’s novelty talking heads and women’s novelty talking heads. To show just we are smarty pants, here are some quotes for you to ponder:



It is fun to wear such inspirational socks just to get attention at the water cooler, at class, a sporting event or at a bar.
It will certainly start a conversation!  Find our authentic inspirational talking heads on our FOOT TRAFFIC  website!



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