News & Happenings
Check out the latest buzz about Sockwell from around the web, plus what we're up to at the HQ. Interested in working together? Contact us.
"They are comfortably snug but still easy to put on, maintain their elasticity following multiple washes, come in ample size and color options, cost half what other top brands do, and are downright stylish compared with all of the other socks we considered." -Wirecutter
April 6, 2020
Sockwell announces Honor Our Heroes Campaign
Sockwell strives to support healthcare professionals and staff who spend long hours on their feet. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our team has felt inspired and humbled by those risking their own health to protect others. The Honor Our Heroes campaign began with a 30 day, 30 winners Sock Drawer Makeover Giveaway. It provided an opportunity for someone to nominate their hero and tell us a little bit about their story. The nominators and heroes both won 6 free pairs of Sockwell socks.
As an extension to the Honor Our Heroes giveaway, Sockwell announced the company is donating 10% of all online sales for 30 days to Americares, a 4-star nonprofit dedicated to providing desperately needed PPE and supplies to our healthcare heroes.
April 3, 2020
10 Best Compression Socks for Nurses to Buy in 2020, According to Reviewers
Prevention.com rounded up the best compression socks according to reviews form real nurses who experience tired muscles and swollen feet from long shifts on their feet. One reviewer says Sockwell socks "are the best ever compression socks for a medical professional on the go for 8 hours straight."
March 20, 2020
At the annual Travel Goods Show, plenty of pack-worthy products
The Washington Post visited the 73rd annual Travel Goods Show in New Orleans. They stopped by the Sockwell booth and found that compression socks really are for everyone, and they do not have to be ugly. One reporter says, "I was drawn to the colorful chevron pattern, proof that I was an enlightened compression sock wearer."
January 13, 2020
How to power pack for your next trip
New Day NW discussed tips for power packing for you next trip and only taking the items that you need. Sockwell socks were mentioned as an essential item to have in your bag.
November 2, 2019
7 Must-Have Items for Your Next Ultra-Budget Flight
When you're traveling on a budget, it may be important to add a few items to your packing list for additional comfort. Sockwell compression socks can help prevent deep vein thrombosis on your flight.Read the full article at NYTimes.com
October 31, 2019
Local Roots, Broad Reach
The Chattanooga Times Free Press highlights international brands based out of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
October 28, 2019
8 Highly Recommended Compression Socks for Long Flights, According to Frequent Travelers
In a round up of the best compression socks for traveling the world by Self.com, one traveler deems Sockwell socks “the best ones for long haul, think JFK–SIN or LAX–SYD, by orders of magnitude, are Sockwell..."
September 3, 2019
Deals & Steals
Sockwell lifestyle graduated compression socks were featured on "Strahan, Sara and Keke" during Tory Johnson's Deals & Steals segment along with other must-have products to take your self-care game to the next level.
August 13, 2019
The Grommet Best Seller BadgeThe Grommet discovers the most innovative, unique products out there and introduces them to their community—and we're one of them! Even better, our modern compression socks are a Grommet best seller for 2019!
May 13, 2019
At Sockwell, we stand for wellness. Which is why we're excited to announce our support of the American Nurses Foundation, whose mission is to transform the nation’s health through the power of nursing. This Nurses Week, May 6 -12, 2019, we committed to donating 10% of all sales at SockwellUSA.com to this incredible organization. At Sockwell, we're committed to helping people from all walks of life feel better in our fine merino wool blend socks. Stay tuned for more giving programs in 2019.
January 29, 2019
5 Tips To Not Just Survive, But Thrive On Your Trip To Africa
Cheraé Robinson, the Founder and CEO of Tastemakers Africa, makes the flight from North America to Africa at least 10x per year. Tastemakers Africa is an online platform that connects people to experiences hosted by local insiders in Accra, Cape Town, and Johannesburg. This means that in addition to her transatlantic flights, she’s frequently flying around Africa too. Here are five tips so that you can travel like Cheraé.
December 31, 2018
Giving Season Round Up
Throughout the month of December, we donated over 1,750 pairs of current and past season socks to organizations in our local community and throughout the U.S., including: Soles4Souls, Chattanooga Community Kitchen, TROSA, Devereaux Advanced Behavioral Health, and Mobile Loaves Twin Cities. At Sockwell, we're committed to helping people from all walks of life feel better in our fine merino wool blend socks.
November 29, 2018
The New York Times | 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
Practical or luxe, quirky or classic, these gifts will send just the right message to the people you are oh-so grateful for this year. Sort by interest or price, or browse until you've checked everyone off your list (and maybe discovered a few gifts for you, too!). In the Travel & Outdoors category, say goodbye to swollen feet with Sockwell graduated compression socks.
November 27, 2018
Bustle | The 3 Best Thin Ski Socks
When it comes to skiing, wearing thin socks underneath your boots is the way to go. That's because the best thin ski socks don't skimp on warmth or comfort and, ultimately, create less bulk in your ski boots than their thicker counterparts.
If you've experienced shin splints or muscle fatigue, a pair of compression ski socks, this pair from Sockwell will be the best choice for you.
August 22, 2018
Business Insider | The best travel clothes for men
The Insider Picks team selects the Men's Circulator Graduated Compression sock as a mainstay in your suitcase, or more realistically, on your feet.
Read Full Article on BusinessInsider.com
August 2, 2018
Business Insider | The best compression socks you can buy
In "The best compression socks you can buy" by the Business Insider team, the Elevation style was awarded "Best for circulation problems" and Circulator style for "Best for spending the day on your feet."
June 22, 2018
Heavy | 10 Best Flight Socks: Which Style Is Right for You?
April 29, 2018
The Week | 5 ways to make plane travel a breeze
Compression socks improve circulation, preventing swelling, fatigue, and worse: blood clots. Sockwell's durable, "downright stylish" offering won't bunch at the knee and comes in several patterns and solid colors.
Read Full Article on TheWeek.com
April 11, 2018
Bustle | The 5 Best Compression Socks For Women
If you're intrigued by the idea of compression socks but are wary of how intense and constricting they can be, these socks from Sockwell are a great starting place.
March 4, 2018
Travel + Leisure | Why You’ll Want Compression Socks for Flying, and Where to Buy Them
When you're thousands of feet in the air, the pressure affects your legs and can increase the chance of swelling or even blood clots. But because these socks are designed to hug your legs tightly, they help your veins and muscles circulate blood more effectively.
Read Full Article on TravelandLeisure.com
November 3, 2017
Los Angeles Times | Gifts for guys and gals who are always on the go
Do you have someone on your gift list who has wanderlust in his or her heart? The Los Angeles Times has just the gift.
Read Full Article on LATimes.com
October 15, 2017
The New York Times | 5 Cheap(ish) Things to Help You Recover From a Tough WorkoutIn New York Times' Smarter Living Newsletter, the team recommends Sockwell's Elevation Firm Graduated Compression Socks to help with post-work out recovery.
Read Full Article on NYTimes.com
September 22, 2017
Wirecutter | The Best Compression Socks for Most People
To find the best compression socks for most people, we consulted folks who wear them for all manner of situations: while working on their feet, during pregnancy, while running, after working out, while traveling, and just because. After considering dozens of socks, we tested nine pairs and found that the Sockwell Elevation Firm Socks have the best balance of features.
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