Socks are one of those things we tend not to think about until something goes wrong. Holes in toes are irritating for an entire day, and losing a favoured sock can be a tragedy. Because socks are pretty cheap, we don’t tend to give their longevity a lot of thought. But how long are socks supposed to last? And is it ever possible to have a pair of socks for life?
On the benefits of linen and why proper pyjamas are underrated.