37 Pairs of Stylish Socks for Grooms and Groomsmen

Fresh colors, bold patterns, and timeless styles.

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Every groomsman look typically starts with a suit or tuxedo. Then, come the accessories like suspenders, tuxedo shoes, cufflinks, and, one of our favorites, groomsman socks. While it’s safe to assume the suit or tux you’re wearing to the wedding errs on the side of classic — though we love a bold groomsman look be it a bright green or blue suit, a burgundy tux, or luxe jacket with shimmer-and-shine details — your socks are the perfect opportunity to have a little fun and show off your personality. 

Whether you’re a groom shopping for your groomsmen, a best man stepping in to help his soon-to-be-wed pal, or a groomsman in charge of making your own selection, there are so many stylish groomsmen socks to consider. The first order of business is deciding on whether or not the sock choice will be uniform. Then, you’ll need to land on a style. 

You might be the type to go bold with a color-blocked sock, graphic pattern, or a novelty print. Or, perhaps you’re looking for a sock that pays homage to your hobbies or the wedding venue? Has the designer bug bitten you? If so, we’ve scouted stylish designer versions that stand the test of time, whether your taste is classic or quirky. You might be shopping for groomsmen socks as a gift if you’re the groom. In this case, a customizable style is both thoughtful and unique. If a budget-conscious sock is a goal, myriad brands have affordable styles on offer from stripes to spots and solid colors. Maybe you had no idea where to start! Fret not. 

Ahead, the best groomsmen socks for every style and budget from fresh colors to bold patterns (including styles with adorable pups!) and luxurious cashmere.

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Paul Smith Blue Colour-Block Stripe Socks

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Liven up a dark grey or blue suit with this color block design by Paul Smith. With turquoise and neon green stripes, these organic cotton-blend socks will be an elegant pop at the ankle. 

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Brooks Brothers Polka Dot Crew Socks

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 Courtesy of Brooks Brothers

For the dapper groomsman, this polka dot sock is gentlemanly as ever. A timeless look with a black or grey tuxedo. 

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Vineyard Vines Solid Colorblock Socks

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For preppy tastes, a pastel color block sock is perfect for spring and summer weddings. This pair comes in three different colors, making it a fun choice to mix and match between groomsmen

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Falke Cotton Socks

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 Courtesy of East Dane

You can never go wrong with a pair of versatile black socks that can easily be worn underneath a formal tuxedo or a casual suit.

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Falke Polka-Dot Stretch-Cotton Socks

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A classic for a reason, polka dot socks will add an element of fun to your wedding day look without making too much of a statement.

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Nice Laundry Personal Edition: Herringbone Dress Socks

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This customizable herringbone dress sock set makes for the perfect groomsman gift. Your guys can wear one pair on the big day and rotate through the others throughout the wedding weekend. 

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Richard James Striped Cotton-Blend Socks

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 Courtesy of Mr Porter

Rainbow striping dials up the effect of these soft and lightweight socks. A stylish pop for playful aesthetics. 

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Polo Ralph Lauren Solid Ribbed Dress Socks, Pack of 3

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Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

It doesn’t get more versatile than solid ribbed dress socks. This set of three will suit a number of wedding looks from tuxedos to three-piece suits. 

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Alex Mill X Logo Socks

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Based on a favorite pair of socks of Alex Mill’s co-founder, this two-tone pair is a smart take on color blocking. We can picture them with a navy suit and leather loafers. 

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BoldSocks Aqua Navy Anchor Stripe Men's Dress Socks

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Courtesy of Bold Socks

Anchors away! We can’t think of a better groomsman sock than this pair for a nautical wedding. The stripes help ensure a classic feel. 

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Pantherella Danvers Ribbed-Knit Cotton-Blend Socks

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Courtesy of Matches Fashion

This ribbed sock comes in ten different colors, but we love the baby blue for prepster groomsmen at a spring wedding. Also stylish? A mix of pastel shades.  

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Banana Republic Four Dot Cluster Sock

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 Courtesy of Banana Republic

If stripes or polka dots aren’t your thing, how about this four dot cluster? This style comes in six colors so that each groomsman can pick his favorite, or you can go the uniform route. 

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Happy Socks Filled Optic Sock

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 Courtesy of Happy Socks

On the bold scale, this optic pattern is at least an eight (depending on your style, that is). We love them for groomsmen at a summer wedding. 

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Pair of Thieves Great Fundraiser Dress Crew Sock

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Pair of Thieves

This triangle pattern puts a fun spin on black and white. A subtle pop to pair with black tuxedo shoes.

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The Tie Bar Triangle Geo Oat Dress Socks

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 Courtesy of The Tie Bar

With a tan, brown, or blue suit, this pair of geometric socks is fresh for spring or summer. For fall and winter, we love the black and burgundy versions. 

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Hotsox Men's Fun Striped Crew Socks

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Courtesy of Hot Sox

Stripes, but make them stand-out in a rainbow palette. This pair is not for the wallflower groomsman. 

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Saturdays New York City Lightweight Socks

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This lightweight sock comes in a timeless stripe but feels so modern in the bronze and black color combination. We can picture these with a dark suit in the fall. 

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London Sock Co Spot Of Style Skye Blue Socks

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The combination of light blue and red on these socks feels unconventionally cool. Fun fact, the design was inspired by the classic movie Roman Holiday and designed by London College of Fashion student, Martina Milana.

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Uncommon Goods Personalized Socks Set of 5 Pairs

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Another excellent groomsmen gift, this set-of-five socks can be personalized with initials or names and a phrase at the toes. Any good inside jokes? 

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Bonobos Cotton Blend Dress Socks

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 Courtesy of Bonobos

This dress sock is built for comfort, featuring a cushioned footbed, mesh ventilation, and arch support. It doesn’t get better than that for hours on your feet at a wedding! 

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Goodfellow & Co Premium Dress Socks

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Courtesy of Target

What’s better than a martini at cocktail hour? A pair of dress socks denoting your fancy. 

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J.Crew Houndstooth Dress Socks

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A houndstooth print is timeless, but these socks feel so modern in a brunette hue. Try them with a tan or blue suit for a Summer wedding. 

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Saks Fifth Avenue Collection Stars Crew Socks

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 Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

Show some groomsmen spirit with a few multicolored stars on your socks. This pair will lend a quirky touch to any suit or tux. 

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Mack Weldon Silver Extended Crew Dress Sock

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Courtesy of Mack Weldon

A pop of yellow is a great way to liven up a pair of blue striped socks. These can pair well with a range of suits from charcoal to navy. 

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Stance Plaid Out Dress Socks

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Courtesy of Stance

This oversized plaid pattern seems bold, but under a suit, it’s rather subtle. A unique choice for fall or winter groomsmen. 

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Hook + Albert Colorblock Socks

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 Courtesy of Nordstrom

Novelty socks aren’t the only way to make a splash. Instead, try a color-blocked pastel pair like this bubble and blue combination. 

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Egara Gray Dog Socks

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 Courtesy of Menswearhouse

For the groomsman who loves his pup, this dress sock is choice. Even better are the multicolored stripes. 

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Express Geometric Print Dress Socks

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 Courtesy of Express

For the bold groomsman, this pair of geometric printed dress socks are playful and fresh. A sleeker take on the novelty sock. 

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Cole Haan Ribbon Neat Crew Socks

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Courtesy of Cole Haan

Neat, indeed. The ribbon detailing on these grey socks feels one-of-a-kind without being too bold or splashy. 

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Richer Poorer Men's Theo Socks

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 Courtesy of Richer Poorer

A bolder stripe for the groomsman with classic-with-a-twist style. This style comes in multiple colorways. 

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Kenneth Cole Six-Pack Rib Colorblock Socks

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Courtesy of Kenneth Cole

Why buy one dress sock when you can get a pack? We love the color block options in this set of six. 

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The Sock Drawer Men's Golf Carts Socks

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 Courtesy of Sock Drawer

Big golf guys? This novelty golf cart sock will show your affinity for the sport, and then some. 

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Neiman Marcus Men's Mid-Calf Cashmere Dress Socks

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If luxury fabrics are your game, look no further than this cashmere dress sock. Available in three neutral shades, you can’t go wrong with any of these colors with a colorful suit or classic tuxedo.  

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JW Anderson x Uniqlo Sock

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Courtesy of Uniqlo 

Score designer style on a budget with this striped sock from JW Anderson’s collaboration with Uniqlo. The muted tone is perfect with a navy suit in the fall or a light linen suit in summer. 

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Ted Baker Leaf Print Socks

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Dress for the theme! This leafy pair of socks is perfect for a wedding in a tropical location. 

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Massimo Dutti Printed Cotton Socks

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Courtesy of Massimo Dutti

Timeless and smart, these dotted cotton socks are a versatile choice for a variety of groomsman aesthetics. To boot, they’re made with at least 50 percent ecologically grown cotton.  

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Thom Browne 4-Bar Classic Socks

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For the designer-loving groomsman, it doesn’t get more stylish than Thom Browne. This tri-striped sock is simple yet smart. 

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