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September 5, 2006

The Flash of Color

Filed under: Men's Fashion,Socks — Izzy @ 11:54 pm

Pierre Cardin's socks

Although the debate over whether socks should match one’s trousers or shoes is interminable, Pierre Cardin playfully demonstrates a rare third alternative: letting socks go “freelance.”


  1. what a charming picture

    Comment by anna — September 6, 2006 @ 1:47 pm

  2. Love red sox. Liz Smith mentioned in a column a store in Rome selling the red sox worn by the Pope. Well, I visited the store near the Pantheon, they were selling for close to $100 a pair.

    Comment by Lazarwolf — September 6, 2006 @ 3:05 pm

  3. I hope I can kick up my heels that high when I’m his age!

    Comment by Phyllis — September 6, 2006 @ 5:07 pm

  4. Love the red socks! Ray Walston wore red socks in the movie “Damn Yankees” and ever since then, I’ve thought they were a pretty spiffy choice for an independant thinker. Of course, he was playing the devil…

    Comment by mywhimsey — September 6, 2006 @ 9:17 pm

  5. I am of the outrage that the Pierre Cardigan is taking a riff from moi that I first put forward as the fashion question in 1983. With, say I dare it?, a Pierre Cardigan suit.

    Comment by Van der Leun — September 6, 2006 @ 11:41 pm

  6. I sometimes like to match my socks to my shirt.

    Comment by jjo — October 20, 2006 @ 3:14 pm

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