As a kid wearing socks was the last thing on our minds. Wearing white, black, tube socks with holes in the heel or toe of the socks was considered normal. Matching socks with outfits or wearing socks that didn't match but still pieces the outfit together, wasn't considered cool.
In our present day of age, who cares if socks are made to keep our feet warm or protect us from athletes foot. "If it looks good then it feels good" is our new day and age slogan.
Bright, multicolored, stripes, flowers, two toned, polka dots, cartoon characters, athletes are all different types of styles that can be placed on socks. Typically when dressing up and being Sharp Crisp Clean the socks should be an extension of your dress pants. Next time before purchasing socks for an outfit think to yourself are these socks Sharp Crisp Clean, if so buy them if not move on to the next pair.
When the pressure is on, the time is ticking, the outfit is on the line, and the special event is around the corner, take a deep breathe, block out everyone in your ear and make the right choice.