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How many wear toes socks?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by creat3cp, Jul 12, 2006.

  1. creat3cp

    creat3cp Well-Known Member

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    To me wearing those toe socks is really a headache. does it really prevent smelly feets? I secretly threw them away.....dnt tell my wif...[​IMG]
     
  2. VMan

    VMan Senior member

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    As you can see from this photo, I wear mine all the time.

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    Panerai118 Active Member

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    Toe-Socks kinda creep me out.
     
  5. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    "As you can see from this photo, I wear mine all the time." what a coincidence. so do i! [​IMG]
     
  6. royal618

    royal618 Senior member

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    They're fine.


    If you're 6.
     
  7. stach

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    A '70's item best not revived.
     
  8. new obsession

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    "As you can see from this photo, I wear mine all the time."


    what a coincidence. so do i!

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    I S*** you not, I have the same pair, given as a gift, which I received at an outdoor party where we were drinking Mexican beer. I had to look at this picture a few times to make sure I was not related to anyone in the shot. [They have yet to be worn other than that night.]

    BTW - They were referred to, at the time, as Businessman Toe Socks, and I was told that Koreans are wild about them.
     
  9. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    I S*** you not, I have the same pair, given as a gift, which I received at an outdoor party where we were drinking Mexican beer. I had to look at this picture a few times to make sure I was not related to anyone in the shot. [They have yet to be worn other than that night.]

    BTW - They were referred to, at the time, as Businessman Toe Socks, and I was told that Koreans are wild about them.


    that is ONE scary s*** of a story! [​IMG]
     
  10. Nantucket Red

    Nantucket Red Senior member

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    BTW - They were referred to, at the time, as Businessman Toe Socks, and I was told that Koreans are wild about them.

    Businessman Toe Socks: Textbook example of inherent contradiction.

    Koreans are wild about them: Why does this not surprise me?
    Perhaps they would pay a steep premium for a genuine used pair. [​IMG]
     
  11. twblalock

    twblalock Active Member

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    Bonus points if you figure out how to sell them from a streetside vending machine...
     
  12. sygyzy

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    You all seem to be confusing Japanese with Korean.
     
  13. Renault78law

    Renault78law Senior member

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    hell yes, I'd rock those.
     
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    wheelerray Senior member

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    Perfectly appropriate for the medical profession, e.g., Dr. Seuss.
     
  15. Teacher

    Teacher Senior member

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    Koreans are wild about them: Why does this not surprise me?
    Perhaps they would pay a steep premium for a genuine used pair. [​IMG]


    You all seem to be confusing Japanese with Korean.

    A student of mine who was supposed to be doing some research -- but was instead screwing around -- beckoned for me to come over to his computer. Much to has chagrin, he had somehow stumbled upon a great many listings for used socks on eBay. These were obviously for fetishists: descriptions like "used filthy sweat sock, guaranteed unwashed!" were rampant. Most of the socks were singles or mismatched sets. Most (but not all) of the bidders were Japanese, Korean, or confidential.

    I have not since looked for such a thing on eBay. The RLPL thong and the Sulka swimming shorts were disturbing enough.

    EDIT: The fact that this student was a Saudi -- and one from the extremely conservative city of Ryyad at that -- made the entire situation even funnier or more uncomfortable, depending on your point of view.
     

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