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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 


May 27, 2023

Bunion Socks: My Newest Travel Obsession

Bunions are uncomfortable, making traveling with them a lot harder than traveling without them. More Time to Travel talks about their experience traveling with bunions, and how Sockwell's Bunion Relief socks help to ease their discomfort. They said "For me, these Sockwell Bunion Socks have become the miracle cure for traveling with bunions. They come in six different colors/designs and are made of a blend of Merino wool, rayon, nylon and spandex."

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May 26, 2023

The 9 Best Compression Socks for Pregnancy, Tested and Reviewed by Verywell Family

Verywell Family knows that compression socks are a maternity essential, which is why they have rounded up their favorites and named Sockwell's Women's Elevation socks as the Best Durable socks for pregnancy. They write that Sockwell socks are "...of good quality and the fabric wears well. We also like that they show no signs of shrinking or pilling, even after multiple washes."

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May 15, 2023

20 Mother's Day Gifts That Mom Will Actually Love

A pair of nice quality socks will always be a great gift option, and Yardbarker has named Sockwell as one of the best brands for high quality socks.



May 4, 2023

Must-Have Items That Capture The Beauty Of Spring

 OK! Magazine has rounded up their list of items to enhance the beauty of spring, naming Sockwell's Pulse Knee High socks as best perfect sock for spring workouts. They write, "They provide the perfect amount of arch support during your workouts and have a seamless toe closure for added comfort."

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May 1, 2023

9 Top Compression Socks for Travel

U.S. News & World Report has listed Sockwell's Full Flattery Lifestyle Compression socks as one of the best compression socks for travel. The article states, "The moderate level of graduated compression, seamless toe closure, ultra-light cushion sole and spandex throughout these socks make them a favorite for travel."

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April 24, 2023

Why you should always travel with compression socks, according to experts

Sockwell has been featured in CNN's article about the benefits of compression socks while traveling. One reviewer says, “SockWell’s graduated compression socks help me stay comfortable when I’m crammed into an economy seat..."

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April 23, 2023

I’ve Been on 50+ Cruises, and These Are the 15 Things I Never Sail Without

 Travel + Leisure puts Sockwell on their sea legs, naming our Lifestyle Compression socks as a cruise must-have.

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April 4, 2023

Everything You Need to Pick the Best Compression Socks for You in 2023

Sports Illustrated has named Sockwell's Pulse Knee High the best woman's compression socks. The reviewer says, "The Sockwell Women’s Pulse Firm Compression Socks have simplified sizing, light cushioning and graduated compression, ranging from 20 to 30 mmHg. Graduated compression applies tighter compression around the foot and ankle and gradually applies less compression toward the sock’s cuff. Sockwell incorporates mesh breather panels throughout the sock to enhance ventilation."

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March 29, 2023

11 Best Compression Socks to Keep Feet Comfy

Glamour's best compression sock round up named Sockwell's Moderate Compression socks best medium compression socks. One reviewer states, "These graduated compression socks offer more compression lower in the leg and ease up on constriction as they get higher, making them ideal if you're dealing with gravity as the source of your sore feet (think sitting or standing). Bonus: They also won’t inadvertently cut off circulation at the knee. They offer arch support too, while the fabric is moisture-wicking and helps control odor."

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March 27, 2023

The 16 Best Padded Socks for Knee and Foot Pain

Us Weekly included Sockwell's Lifestyle Compression as a part of their Best Padded Socks fro Knee and Foot Pain round-up as their APMA Approved pick. The article states, "A few years back, Sockwell’s entire collection of graduated compression and relaxed fit diabetic-friendly socks earned the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Seal of Acceptance. This one features compression, a cushioned sole and Accu-fit Technology for all-day comfort, specifically for medical workers, retail employees, pregnant people and more!"

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February 14, 2023

12 Best Hiking Socks That’ll Keep Your Feet Warm and Dry

SELF Magazine has included Sockwell's Pulse Knee High socks as one of the best hiking socks that include compression. The article states "If you like the added support of a compression sock while hiking, consider this top-rated pair from Sockwell. 'These knee high compression socks not only helped keep my legs from getting tired on a challenging hike, but also helped keep me toasty in 30 degree weather,' one reviewer wrote."

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December 2, 2022

14 Best Wool Socks for Chilly Winter Days

The Pioneer has pulled together their favorite wool socks, naming Sockwell the best compression socks. One reviewer states "This knee-high pair is a merino wool blend that regulates temperature, provides arch support, and won't chafe. They are great wear under tall boots, too!"

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November 29, 2022

20 Best Warm Socks for Women to Stay Cozy All Winter Long named Sockwell's Circulator the best compression socks for women. One reviewer says "Not only do they add and trap warmth, but they also help encourage circulation with their accu-fit technology. Amazon shoppers say they work, too."

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November 14, 2022

‘I’m a Vascular Doctor, and These Are the 12 Best Compression Socks for Travel’

Well+Good has rounded up the best compression socks for traveling, naming Sockwell Lifestyle Compression socks as the best moisture-wicking socks. Doctors in the article state: "This pair is stretchy and wicks away moisture to keep your feet dry and cool all day in the airport or plane."

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November 14, 2022

Fashion People in Paris Turn to These Outfit Ideas When They Wear Sneakers

Who What Wear take their Sockwells for a stylish spin, naming our Easy Does It Relaxed Fit socks as a way to elevate a classic sneaker look.

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November 10, 2022

Put your best foot forward giving the best sock gifts

Popular Science has named Sockwell's Elevation Firm Compression Socks as the Best Compression socks for gifting in 2022.

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November 7, 2022

The 8 Best Products for Bunion Support rounded up their favorite products for bunion relief, naming Sockwell's Bunion Relief Socks as the best socks. The review states: "These innovative socks address pain relief caused by bunions by separating the big toe from the second toe with a cushioned pocket that is built into the sock."

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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.

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 April 3, 2020

10 Best Compression Socks for Nurses to Buy in 2020, According to Reviewers 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."

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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."

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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.

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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.

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October 31, 2019

Local Roots, Broad Reach

The Chattanooga Times Free Press highlights international brands based out of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

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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, one traveler deems Sockwell socks “the best ones for long haul, think JFK–SIN or LAX–SYD, by orders of magnitude, are Sockwell..."

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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 Badge

Sockwell modern compression socks, The Grommet Best Seller 2019
The 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

Nurses Week

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 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.

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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: Soles4SoulsChattanooga 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.

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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. 

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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.
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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."

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June 22, 2018

Heavy | 10 Best Flight Socks: Which Style Is Right for You?

If you travel often, flight socks are an essential. names the Women's Circulator as a top ten best flight sock for women who love style, colors, and comfort.
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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. 
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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.

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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. 
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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.
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October 15, 2017

The New York Times | 5 Cheap(ish) Things to Help You Recover From a Tough Workout

In New York Times' Smarter Living Newsletter, the team recommends Sockwell's Elevation Firm Graduated Compression Socks to help with post-work out recovery. 
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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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