WITH the rise of an active sneaker culture in the country, it’s not surprising that people are raising their sock game to go along with the trend.
With designs such as “Galaga Gray,” “Salmon” and Flintstones, Proppy Socks aren’t your dad’s black and white stockings.
Notable athletes and sneakerheads Kiefer Ravena, Chris Tiu and Mico Halili are among those who sported the preppy-looking socks with their unique laid-back charm.
The collection from Proppy (a play on Proper + Preppy), whether they are lines or prints, are designed to be versatile enough for office-wear, casual wear, or formal wear.
On the brand’s Instagram account (@PROPPYPH), many users pair their Proppys not just with Oxfords, loafers and wingtips but with sneakers.
Proppys complement a laid back culture in general and also because brands such as Nike and adidas are coming up with more wearable, everyday designs in their lifestyle stable to go side-by-side with performance footwear.
The brand does not mass-produce its socks, as Proppy aim to keep a premium and exclusive image to consumers. When a style is sold out, it most likely will not be restocked.
Since all the socks (which retail for around P349) are designed and manufactured in the Philippines, Proppy is able to release fresh designs every three months or smaller capsule collections as needed. For example, they came out with the “Pinas” socks in June to celebrate Independence Day (though it can be worn all year round, as long as you're feeling nationalistic).
Incidentally, Proppy is celebrating its first anniversary and has a ‘5 for P999’ promo. If you don’t want to miss out, check out their website at www.weareproppy.com.