Real Men Wear Pink Compression Socks

We love hearing from our customers! We recently had a customer send us feedback on our vast selection of compression socks and customer service experience. Bruce was very excited to learn how many different styles and colors there are to choose from when purchasing compression stockings. After 25 years of wearing basic black, navy, brown and white compression socks, Bruce was thrilled to find more stylish options with the medical compression he needs.

Bruce tried out kneehigh Sockwell compression socks and was just as happy with the look as he was the feel of them. Before finding these stylish socks, Bruce would wear two pairs of socks, one for support, and one on top for fashion, and would have to keep adjusting them from slipping down. Now there’s no need. Sockwell compression socks are available in a variety of colors and styles, so you can always find the look you want.

“The look is just great, just that bit of stripe adds the fashion that I need. No more need for wearing 2 pairs of socks, no more pulling up socks, and, the [Sockwell] socks pull on so easy. The Sockwell support socks fit so nice that you don’t feel like you have the ugly support hose on.”

On top of the large selection available, Bruce was very happy with the customer service he received. He says the order shipped fast and the customer service representative was knowledgeable in the latest fashion trends, and also helped assist him in determining the correct size. They even gave him a style tip!

“The representative had the expertise to help with the right size and the latest styles and yes, I was talked into PINK knee high support socks, as I was told only real men wear PINK.”

Thank you, Bruce, for the great feedback. We take great pride in our excellent customer service and are always happy to help our customers. If you’re looking for more fashionable options, or want to share your own feedback, just give us a call at 1-877-545-8585, or send us an email with any questions or comments you may have. We are always happy to hear from you!

 

Compression Socks For Men With Big Feet

It wasn’t all that long ago, when a 6’ tall man with a size 14 shoe had a hard time finding compression stockings that provided a comfortable fit.  Times have changed.  Now most brands have sizes to fit big feet and tall men.

big-feet-blogThe latest option is from Sigvaris.  They recently launched Midtown Microfiber as a replacement for Men’s Select Comfort.  Available in knee highs and thigh highs, Midtown is made from a great fabric that’s really soft and elastic.  Midtown is available in extended foot sizes in the 15-20 and 20-30mmHg knee highs.  Sizes MX, LX, and XX will will fit a men’s shoe size of 12.5-17.5.  This is the largest foot size available in any ready-to-wear support sock.  The rest of the Midtown line fits a shoe size up to 14.

Jobst has offered Tall sizes in their Jobst for Men and for Men Casual lines for some time.  These sizes fit a men’s shoe over 12, and a lower leg length over 19.75”.  Their newer Ambition line, which we’ve heard will eventually replace Jobst for Men, is available in long lengths to fit a lower leg up to 20”, but no foot size is given.

Other options that will fit a men’s size 14 foot include Mediven for Men Select, Jobst SensiFoot, and Juzo Ribbed Silver Sole.

If your feet are larger than your budget, and you don’t want to spend $50 or more on a pair of socks, check out Allegro’s Premium Italian socks.  The Italian Cotton is available in 15-20 and 20-25 mmHg compressions.   The Italian Wool is 15-20mmHg only.  Both will fit a men’s size 14 foot.  Priced at $20.96 for the 15-20 cotton, and $24.94 for the wool and higher compression cotton.

Jobst ActiveWear and Casual Updates

New sizes for wide calves
Jobst ActiveWear support socks for men and women have been a huge success from the day they were introduced.  ActiveWear features a fully cushioned foot, comfort knee band, and seamless toe box.  Now Jobst has added two new full-calf sizes in all compression levels.  Designed to fit a calf circumference of 18-24″, Large Full-Calf and X-Large Full-Calf are great additions to this popular sport sock.

Jobst Casual now in navy
The Jobst Casual sock for men is now available in navy as well as khaki and black.  Casual is marketed as a transition sock between the athletic Jobst Active and the dressier Jobst For Men.  It has wide contemporary ribbing, and looks great with a suit or a pair of jeans.  Made from a blend of nylon, polyester, spandex and wool, this sock is super soft.  It also has a very generously sized foot and is a great option for men with large feet.

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New Casual Luxury for Men from Jobst

Against the unfortunate backdrop of the worst economic conditions in several generations, Jobst (BSN Medical) has introduced their new ultra-soft, luxurious men’s compression socks, named “Casual“. The timing may not have been auspicious but the product is a remarkable breakthrough in terms of style and comfort. It deserves a look for those that can afford a product of this caliber.

“Comfort” has usual benefits we have come to expect from Jobst Medical Legwear with added anti-odor formula in the footbed, comfort knee-band and graduated compression to help keep the sock snug and prevent slipping. Jobst has added 4% wool and has woven the fibers to create a finished product that looks and feels like cashmere. Coated fibers give additional strength and durability, which is essential in a top-of-the-line product. Dri-Release® yarns help keep the foot cool and dry. The sock is woven in a unique yet elegant design with ten wide-whale ribs running vertically up the leg.

Jobst “Casual” for men is a knee-high available in support levels of 15-20, 20-30, and 30-40 mmHg compression and in the colors of khaki or back. The khaki is on a dark side which makes it ideal for summer-weight khaki pants or jeans. The black can be worn year ‘round.

In addition to sizes Small, Medium, Large and X-Large, there is a Tall version for men with feet over a size 12 or length from floor to bend in knee over 19 ¾”.The Wide-Calf version in Large and Extra-Large sizes offers room for calves with a circumference of up to 24″.

Jobst Casual stockings promote continuous relief from tired, aching legs and discomfort associated with pronounced varicose veins and edema, even following sclerotherapy or vein surgery.

 

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