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how to tell if socks are dress socks?

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I have these ones here, not exactly sure if they are dress socks or athletic socks.
 

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Assuming yours is a serious question (no offence), those are obviously and most definitely athletic socks. Dress socks would be longer, made from a thinner and soother material and would definitely not have a logo on the (not to be confused with a pattern, which would be fine).
 

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Why wouldn't dress socks not have a logo?
 

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Not dress socks. Not even close.
 

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Originally Posted by Clyde
Same reason you don't typically find a logo on a suit.

Athletic socks...definitely, athletic socks.
 

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Can they pass for dress socks? They are kinda thin, isn't the difference between a dress sock and a sports sock is the thickness?
 

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I don't think whether or not there's a logo would be important. Here however, due to the ribbed upper part of the sock one could identify it as a athletic pair of socks.
Don't use them with a suit. It's makes you look cheap.
 

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Originally Posted by iroh
Can they pass for dress socks? They are kinda thin, isn't the difference between a dress sock and a sports sock is the thickness?

i'll echo the previous responses and put it bluntly...they are not dress socks and cannot and will not pass as such...
 

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They are not dress socks. None of my dress socks have logos anywhere other than on the bottom of the foot.

-LR
 

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Originally Posted by iroh
Can they pass for dress socks? They are kinda thin, isn't the difference between a dress sock and a sports sock is the thickness?

No. No.
 

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They'd go perfectly with a pair of kenneth cole shoes. square toes at that.
 

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If you consider these dress socks, and had to inquire about it on the Internet, than they're the least of your worries.
 

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