Месяц: Октябрь 2017

NANOTECHNOLOGY AND ODORLESS SOCKS

Why do feet smell? How do chemists help to provide a solution to the problem? Why do modern washing practices make the smells worse than they used to be? What have bacteria got to do with it? In this activity you will find out how chemists are helping to solve an unpleasant problem and investigate […]

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MONDRIAN SOCKS MANIA – 100 YEARS OF DE STIJL IN 2017

In 2017, it is 100 years since De Stijl (the Style), the Dutch art movement, was founded. What started out as the eponymous art journal grew into a fully-fledged movement in the first half of the 20th century, becoming Holland’s most important contribution to modern art. De Stijl started in Leiden in 1917 when De […]

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WHAT TO WEAR TO A PARTY

Choosing what to wear to a party can be a lot trickier than it first appears. Knowing the type of event you’re attending is extremely important. Here’s how to dress for a party. FORMAL PARTY – BLACK TIE Black tie is at the high end of men’s formal party clothes. The good news is that […]

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FUNKY SOCKS COLOR TRENDS FW 2017-18

On view, an exceptional color forecast for Fall/Winter 2017-2018. This must-see report features color trend boards influencing the incoming direction for contemporary men and women.​ WOMEN’S CONTEMPORARY COLOR ON NEUTRAL GROUND ​A homogeneous grouping that is far from common… The term ‘Shades of blue’ is given a whole new perspective with its range proximity expanding […]

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HOW SOCKS ARE MADE. HAND-LINKED DTMX SOCKS.

There are three different ways that the toes of socks are finished: hand linking, ‘rosso’, and ‘melo’. These days, almost all socks are done by the rosso method. By the ‘melo’ method, the toes are simply sewn closed by a sewing machine and so there is a significant ridge of material that remains. Furthermore, because […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD BE PAYING MORE FOR SILVER SOCKS

Let’s talk about socks. Because as with everything you wear, quality and price go hand in hand. But just because socks aren’t always visible to those around you it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest in them. Nowadays, men are looking for quality in things. It’s about how they feel personally. Besides, a well-made sock makes […]

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FUNKY SOCKS FASHION TRENDS FOR FALL 2017

Autumn/Winter 2017 is set to be a big season for menswear, with designers pushing the boat out more than ever. Think oversized trousers and roll necks, pleats, baggy double-breasted suit jackets and splashes of orange amidst earthy hues. Men’s fashion in 2017 just stepped up a notch and we’ve got some seriously good trends for […]

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