Stepping Out

Bouchard, Nancy
February 2008
SGB;Feb2008, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p18
Trade Publication
The article discusses the preference of consumers to buy performance socks under categories such as ecological friendly, technical, outdoor and casual and comfort gains with features including sustainable fibers, seamless toes, moisture-wicking properties, multiple densities of padding, and strategic mesh vents. Companies such as Teko are using Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Merino wool for ecology protection, and Delmonico is featuring its anti-friction footbeds to reduce blistering.


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