Christmas Socks Gift Guide 2019

Text by: Altitude Sports Editorial Team

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The holiday season is in full swing and gift ideas that translate into smiles for your loved ones, friends, and co-workers can be a daunting task. We’re going to save you that trip to the dollar store for the gift exchange party with our fabulous Christmas socks gift guide!

A pair of athletic or casual socks from our collection of feet-focused brands are always an appreciated Christmas gift—especially when the socks have a quality that’s built to last. You’ll find unisex gift ideas, a gift for your office sock exchange, Christmas socks and much more.

Best Socks To Gift This Christmas

We have an extensive socks brand list, from women’s socks to men’s socks and more. And we don’t leave you out in the cold – here’s a handy reference to shopping for cold-weather socks. Plus members of Altitude Sports get free returns and access to all the benefits. Sign up and get an additional 5% off all online products available at Altitude-sports.com.

But for Christmas socks in Canada, we’re looking at premium materials like merino wool and woven polyester, articulated patterning, targeted cushioning, and bunch-preventing seamless toes. We’ve also included classic winter favourites in our guide, like cozy wool socks perfect for cold-weather wear. Whether you’re shopping for a winter runner, ski enthusiast, or hunting for unisex Christmas gifts, our gift guide has a fun pair of socks for everyone.

Stance Socks

Kill Bill – Men

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I Want To Dance -Women

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Higher Places – Men

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Painted Lady – Women

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EDITOR’S PICK – This Southern California brand is a staff fave, making their socks excellent Christmas gifts we recommend. The circular logo, cool patterns and colourful weaves are seen on the ankles of employees year-round in our office. These socks are well-made, featuring anatomical shaping, underfoot supports, and targeted cushioning. They also fit our employees’ active lifestyle, offering breathable comfort for mid-day runs and hang-outs all while adding touches of style to their outfits. Shop Stance

Smartwool Socks

Spruce Street – Men

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Ski PhD Pow Days – Unisex 

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Snowflake Socks – Women

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Dazzling Wonderland – Women

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With an outdoor heritage built on the foundation of premium merino wool products, Smartwool socks deliver breathable warmth in any setting – skiing the slopes or stepping to work. Whether you’re shopping for an avid hiker or co-worker for a gift exchange, Smartwool has a variety of models in premium fibers to keep their feet comfortable.

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Socksmith Socks

The Wave – Men

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You Guac My World – Women

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Electric Guitars – Men

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Incredibull – Women

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Socksmith socks are all about individual style, universal comfort and having fun. With patterns, designs, and colours that range from tasty to playful, these handsome foot garments can help a friend or loved-one define a look. This holiday season, gift an outfit-enhancing, boredom-dispelling pair of Socksmiths.

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icebreaker Socks

Ski + Wide Stripe – Women

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Lifestyle Bear Lift – Men

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Lifestyle Peak in Reach – Unisex

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Lifestyle Mountainscape – Men

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Warmth, breathability, odour-resistance, style and made of high-performance merino wool sourced from New Zealand? What more could you want from a pair of socks? Luckily, icebreaker-renowned merino comfort translates into some of the best treats for your – or someone else’s – feet. With styles for skiers, outdoor enthusiasts, and urbanites, we can more than recommend these socks as a Christmas present for your special someone’s stocking. 

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Darn Tough Socks

Hiker Cushion – Men

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Warlock Crew – Men

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Hiker Boot – Women

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Light Hiker – Women

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Durable, comfortable, and merino wool blends made in Vermont, Darn Tough socks provide the goods for adventurers. We’re big fans of their styles for skiing and hiking. Darn Tough has the protectively cushioned socks for the casual or die-hard nature enthusiast on your shopping list.

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Wigwam Socks

Unisex Jewels RTE

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Unisex Rorvik

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Unisex Jackaslope

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Knit for the proper mixture of heritage fashion and all-purpose functionality, you can’t go wrong gifting Wigwam socks. Breathable cotton blends with long-lasting Lycra for stretch, these socks are built to move freely and hold their shape. The classic weaves are the perfect complement to an outdoors ensemble while making an ultra-cozy statement near the living room fire.
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Richer Poorer Socks

Gnomie Socks – Women

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Frosty Socks – Men

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California Stunner socks – Women

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Buddy Socks – Men

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Have a friend or relative who likes their footwear to make an impression? Well, these socks have the colour palette and wordplay to make a fun gift exchange solution. Style takes the front seat in Richer Poorer’s comfortable yet technical collection of men’s and women’s casual socks.Shop Richer Poorer

Happy Christmas Sock Shopping

Now you’ll be able to please the sock lovers on your gift list this holiday season. With the help of the sock selections above, you’ll surely be able to fill their stocking with a pair of comfort – be it for your favourite hiker, skier, or style enthusiast.

Still looking for the perfect gift? Check out Altitude Sports’ official holiday gift collections

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