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Though it’s unlikely that you might bring a pair of high-end performance business socks, like those at Unfettered Socks, along with you on an outdoor hiking trek or a camp-out adventure, it’s still fun to think about all the unconventional yet totally practical uses for socks. So, the next time you go rogue and you find yourself in an unexpected situation, stop and think, what else can my socks do for me? Here are 5 ways that socks (seriously, socks!) can save your life.

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Did you know that in the 18th century, socks crafted from matted up animal hair were worn by the Greeks? How fashion forward of them! During the 10th century, socks were considered a luxury item because of how difficult they were to make and were reserved for only the rich. Thank goodness those days are over! Read More

You may not realize this, but in the same way that experts can analyze your handwriting and get a sense of who you are as a human, your sock style can say a lot about your personality. So, let’s assume that you’ve already joined the business sock revolution and ditched those thin, uncomfortable socks that you used to wear before you discovered Unfettered Socks. Which of these styles are your preference and what does that say about you?

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Remember how your mom used to always harp on you for trying to leave the house with your foot crammed into a sockless tennis shoe? Or how the the times you actually
would wear socks, you’d often play outside in them, run around with the neighbor kids in your ankle length Hanes and then you’d get in trouble for ruining your good socks? Well, guess what folks? Sometimes Moms know things.

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men's style instagram - geezusfreyNo one has time to waste digging through accounts and pictures, so we did it for you. We searched high and low for the Instagram bloggers with the highest quality tips and photos so you can spend more time being trendy than trying to be trendy. Here are, in our honest opinion, the 5 men's style Instagrams you need to follow in 2016:
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At this point in the year, the gym thins out, the at-home cooking slows to a halt, and the drinking picks up again. Resolutions begin to wane as resolutioners lose focus. Each year we tell ourselves that things will be different this time - that we'll find the time to work out daily, that it's just not that hard to let the chicken defrost when we get home from work. Each year, we are wrong. But this year, what if we kept it simple? What if instead of the lofty goals to achieve martyr status and change our whole lives, we just did one thing? What if we made 2016 the Year of the Socks? 
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You may very well already have a well-stocked supply of both athletic shoes and fashionable footwear; now it’s time to supplement it with a healthy stock of socks. Yet simply having a good selection of socks to choose from isn’t enough; you also need to know how and when to wear them. With fall fast approaching, here are five rules to follow when full-time sock weather hits:
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Look, we get it: You’re busy. What with all of the time that you have to juggle between home, work, and your other demands, hitting the gym regularly in order to stay healthy can be a tall order. Thus, the best time for you to get in your daily workout is probably in the morning before your normal routine kicks into high gear. Yet be careful; you don’t want to take the smell of the gym with you to work. However, by ensuring that you carry the right gym bag essentials, your transition to the locker room to the board room can be a breeze.
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If you’re a manager or executive, consider this summer your chance to finally help your employees have fun at work. With summer coming to a close, it's time to make sure you've checked everything off your summer bucket list.
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There are already plenty of obstacles inherent with the office environment that take away from employee productivity. Too often, executive and management teams feel as though sweeping changes to company policy are what’s needed in order to mitigate them. Typically, however, such updates aren’t well received, as employees tend to see them as a message that they’re not working hard enough. However, there are plenty of simple tech hacks that you can introduce to your office that can drastically increase employee productivity.

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