Why socks are so similar to tattoos?

Why socks are so similar to tattoos?

Years ago tattoos were small and people use to design them on body parts where could not be easily seen. A tatto was made to remind us of an event, a passion, a hobby or a person. It was something very personal which people didn’t need to show off. In some circumstances, like at work,... Read More »
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How at Via Calzabigi we strive to make extraordinary socks

How at Via Calzabigi we strive to make extraordinary socks

Our style office, perfectly managed by Massimo, is a crazy place. They talk about colors and patterns and try to define an unmistakable style which can be easily identified. Something similar to the DNA. The main quality concerns the ability to imagine a happy customer wearing an idea on his feet. Yes! Because initially it’s... Read More »
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This is why fashion socks kill boredom

This is why fashion socks kill boredom

We are perfectly aware that a beautiful pair of funky and colored socks might seem frivolous and excessive. But it is just an impression which should be forgotten. It is true that the main function of socks is to protect feet and we admit that for too many years socks have been considered as the... Read More »
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No doubts, socks are the new tie!

No doubts, socks are the new tie!

Years ago (not not too long), the tie was perfectly representing elegance and reliability. There were no managers hanging around without a smart tie. A concept that slowly faded and lost power in terms of exclusivity and sophistication, becoming a symbol of conformism which is rather inadeguate in the contemporary society. Some people claim that... Read More »
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BLACK FRIDAY? Let’s celebrate Black….

BLACK FRIDAY? Let’s celebrate Black….

“Rules should be learnt, followed and then broken”—Ferdinando Garzillo claimed. It’s like that in the fashion world too and, specifically, when it’s about selecting a pair of socks. A socks etiquette does exist and suggests that with dark trousers should always matched with black socks to maintain order and accuracy in the way you look.... Read More »
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Via Calzabigi socks and Halloween? Find out why…

Via Calzabigi socks and Halloween? Find out why…

What have socks got to do with Halloween? Maybe you don’t know that but in the middle ages, celtic people used to knock at anyone’s door to have some help to cope with the freezing winter time. That’s the period when the famous phrase “trick or treat?” was born. Today it is a well known... Read More »
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This is why we give away our socks!

This is why we give away our socks!

We have been running a few contests to give away Via Calzabigi’s socks to our users. In one case, we select a Facebook user who shares and comments our post, as long as he is following our Page, and we reward him or her by shipping a free pair of socks. In another case, if... Read More »
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3 stories to match a pair of “funky” socks to an event

3 stories to match a pair of “funky” socks to an event

First of all, it is important to possess a bit of “healthy” anti-conformism. If you want to stand out, you need to show off a distinguishing element in our look, well matched with a personal way to appear and with the circumstances. That does need a tad of courage. On the other hand, being stylish... Read More »
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