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post #916 of 922
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Originally Posted by touchogrey View Post
 

Thanks for the tip!

 

Has the price gone up since the inception of this post by 600-800% though?   People were quoting 2.50 a pair then. 

 

Just curious if this is now considered the standard for nice dress socks (a bit new to that game)

£2.50, so about $4.00, now it costs about $13-14. That's still a hefty raise of about +250% which is still a lot but not quite what you said. I would like to know whether these are still worth it according to others, to me it doesn't seem that cheap, considering these are cotton socks and not wool ones. 

post #917 of 922
Can't speak to others, but I think the viccel socks are pretty good value. I've tried a number of different manufacturers and just prefer 100% natural fibers (cotton and wool). All alternatives are at least 50% more expensive than viccel.

If properly sized the socks stay up all day and are very comfortable. I used to had wash, but now separate bag and gentle wash in the washing machine. The colors stay vibrant and a set of socks usually last the full year without a lot of wear and fading. Washing directly in the machine will greatly reduce the life of the socks. I've been purchasing for the last 4 years and will probably continue to do so.
post #918 of 922
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Originally Posted by Pelikan View Post
 

£2.50, so about $4.00, now it costs about $13-14. That's still a hefty raise of about +250% which is still a lot but not quite what you said. I would like to know whether these are still worth it according to others, to me it doesn't seem that cheap, considering these are cotton socks and not wool ones. 

 

Woops!  Was tired.  Just multipled by the 2.50 without converting

 

My curiosity still remains about the 250% price hike!  Glad I'm not the only one.

post #919 of 922

By 2010 - on page 9 - they had already gone up to $7.30.  I guess you can say they were cheap to begin with – probably too cheap – - but 13-14$ seems pricey.  Shipping all the way from Turkey...it's hard to imagine how these trump all other quality dress socks.

 

 

Anyone know what the top 3 or 5 makers are and where Viccel compares to them in price?

 

Sorry if I seem I'm calling out Viccel here.  Everything is business.   I'm a Gold Toe guy but ready to step up my game...but it seems a pricey affair.

post #920 of 922
For reference, Bresciani and Marcoliani are much more expensive. We're talking ~$30 per pair here.
post #921 of 922
You might be over thinking this. Buy a pair or two and see what you think. I've ordered three times and am happy with what I've received. Also, if you use one of the discount links (20% off) and order 10 (buy 9 and you get one free) the cheapest are USD$7.50 or so.
Edited by thirdman - 12/10/15 at 10:43pm
post #922 of 922

Any plans for producing underwear?

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