Category: SOCKS GLOSSARY

Our innovative DTMX SOCKS combine airflow enhancing Siltex technology with the anti-odor properties of pure silver. Perfect funky socks for any daily wear occasion: gym, office and club.

Funky Socks by DTMX Urban Silver Socks

DTMX stands for Doctor Tripp & the Moonlight Xpress, who are 2 the most important people behind this project: its creativity and brainstorm. A time ago, we were looking for a pair of socks that kept our feet fresh and comfortable for a long day, but yet trendy and fashionable. We also wanted socks with […]

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How Silver Socks Are Designed And Manufactured

At DTMX we want to make the most funkiest and comfortable socks you’ve ever worn, but we had to overcome some big technical hurdles to do so. As an ever-increasing number of men stop wearing ties, socks have become the new way in which men can inject a dash of color or personality into their […]

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India bus passenger arrested over smelly socks

Police in India say they have arrested a man whose smelly socks caused a dispute between him and fellow passengers on a bus. They told the BBC they had lodged a complaint against Prakash Kumar, 27, for “causing a public nuisance”. The incident occurred en route to the capital, Delhi, after Mr Kumar removed his […]

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Cotton – Questions and Answers

What is cotton? Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium. The fiber is almost pure cellulose. Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will tend to increase the dispersion of the seeds. What is mercerized cotton? John Mercer […]

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HOW 2 MATCH SOCKS 2 YOUR OUTFIT

Sometimes even the most simple of tasks is a struggle. What should be an easy process can become complicated and confusing – especially when you start overthinking and focusing too much on the details. For some this happens when it comes to tying their shoe laces. Yet for others, it happens when they’re getting dressed […]

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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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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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