Short socks or footies are popular when wearing sneakers, but when wearing boots, most people prefer to wear longer socks to act as a buffer between the inside of the boots and their legs. Many socks, though, have the tendency to fall down, inching their way down to the ankles and sometimes the toes. This annoying tendency is preventable with a good sock selection and a couple good habits.
Choose socks that have an elastic band. However, they should not be so tight that they can potentially cut off your circulation. The wider the elastic band, the more likely they will stay put. You can also try a garter if the socks do not have elastic.
Wear socks that fit snug around your calf. These form-fitting socks contain spandex and many athletic stores sell them to athletes such as hockey players who must wear socks that do not fall down.
Use a shirt garter that attaches to the bottom of your tucked-in shirt to the top of your socks. These are often available where uniforms are sold.
Pull the socks all the way up. If you bunch them, they will be more loose and more likely to fall down.
Try lifting your socks up and over the sides of your boots to prevent them from falling down.
How to Fix Boots That Are Falling Down
How to Loosen Tight Socks
How to Keep My Socks From Fading
How to Stop Crocs From Making Noise
How to Make Shirt Garters
How Do You Keep Socks from Sliding Down ...
How to Stretch Out Cutoffs
How to Keep Tights From Sagging in the ...
How to Select Shoes to Wear With ...
The Best Cushioned Shoes for Overweight ...
How to Put on Padded Bike Shorts
What Does it Mean When People Wear ...
How to Keep Thigh-High Boots From ...
How to Make Sock Garters
How to Use Military Boot Blousers
How to Clean Scuff Marks Off of Tan ...
How to Stretch Leather Shoes
Proper Care & Washing of Nylon Panties
Clothes to Wear With Knee Boots
How to Deodorize Crocs
Melissa Lewis is a former elementary classroom teacher and media specialist. She has also written for various online publications. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.