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Leaving the Earth better than we found it.
Carried at many small businesses around the US.
More than an apparel brand, we like to think of ourselves as a destination for cultivating creativity and embracing individuality. Our whimsically mismatched socks and accessories are designed to accentuate style and natural beauty - meant to be worn with confidence and pride. They are full of love, warmth and character.
Each product we make is hand-designed by our amazing team using the most perfectly-curated palette of recycled yarns. Every collection we produce is a reflection of who we are and what we love. And nothing gives us greater joy than to share that love with you.
All across the globe, we’ve seen a rise in ethical consumerism. People are asking more questions about the products that they buy: Where is it made? What is it made from? Is it produced in a sustainable and ethical way?
As a Certified B-Corporation, we are proud to be part of a global movement of businesses working together for a positive change. Because together, we can prepare today for a better tomorrow.
Solmate Socks was started in the year 2000 by Marianne Wakerlin with the simple idea that “Life’s too short for matching socks.” As a lifelong textile artist, she knew there was a market for beautifully crafted socks made right here in America.
When Marianne retired in 2015, her son, Randy, and daughter-in-law, Lisa, dedicated themselves to carrying on the family tradition of creating highly coveted, treasured works of art that can be worn on your own two feet.
In addition to our sustainable production, we take great pride in caring for our employees, valuing people over profit. As ethical practices are paramount to our brand, we pay all of our employees living wages, along with generous medical benefits.We are proud to be one of the few mills in the American hosiery industry that offers these types of benefits, and hope to inspire more to do the same.
We know the importance of socks. They not only provide warmth and protection for our precious feet, but also a cozy sense of comfort. Despite this, socks are the most needed items at homeless shelters across the US, but the least often donated. In an effort to do our part, Solmate has been donating socks for the past 20 years to various charity groups across the US, including family services organizations, refugee centers and homeless shelters. We truly believe that if we all find a way to give back, no matter how big or small, together we can make a huge impact in this world and ultimately change someone’s life, one foot at a time.