Stuck on what to get the new couple in your life? Whether your newlywed best friends or your uncle’s step sister’s cousin’s friend and her fiance, buying for pairs can be difficult. Gone are the days of monogrammed scrapbooks cooing a chorus of “awww”s around the Christmas tree.. and we can bet stemware is also covered. Instead, step your gift game up like we know you can with these awesome pairs of socks for the happy couple in your life.
How they met: At a food truck festival, where they both sent back their sesame shish kabob for not being done “just so”. While others may be annoyed with their uniquely high standards and impossibly refined taste buds, this couple with a colorful palette feed off of each other.
Why they will love these fun food & drink socks: They can admire their pairs while waiting for their shark fin soup to cool down. Instead of chastising this couple for making reservations ten times more difficult, their similarities will be encouraged in any one of these awesome pairs of food socks for your favorite couple.
How they met: On the trail, of course. They caught each other’s eye while one was pedaling past the other on the tenth mile of their marathon training, followed by the first doing a crazy number of squats at the trailhead anticipating their finish. Now their unique dates consist of rock climbing and weightlifting, with small breaks for meal prepping.
Why they will love these cool active socks: With such a tight schedule between cross training and endurance work, this couple will love these colorful socks for their functionality and style. Going straight from the gym to the track to work poses a great fashion issue- but these fun socks allow them to have the best of both worlds.
The Animal Lovers
How they met: As they were prying their dogs off of each other at the dog park. While Fido and Sparky were duking it out over a colorful tennis ball, sparks were flying between the fun pup’s owners. Once they began comparing favorite kitten breeds, their unique love was a sure thing.
Why they will love these colorful animal socks: Because now they can proudly wear their pride and joy on their little paws… err, we mean feet. Although some may call them crazy for living with combined five dogs, four cats and eight fish… they see no problem now that they may give each pet equal attention through a cool pair of socks that feature their likeness.
How they met: While brooding over a dismal sunset they were both attempting to capture- one through the lense of a film camera and the other by means of watercolor. While passionately arguing which medium captured the colorful hues more accurately, their crazy love story began.
Why they will love these cool art socks: Because while they are facing artists block after staring at a canvas for ten hours, they can feel inspired by their unique art socks that feature their favorite works. Although they may get covered in the occasional splash of paint, you can bet these cool socks will be treated as if they were the real thing.
How they met: At the comic store, as they reached for the same unique, original copy of Spiderman. They each pushed their glasses up the bridge of their nose and shyly smiled as a form of greeting. Once they got talking about Call of Duty and the travesty that was Marvel’s crazy new movie series, the rest was history.
Why they will love these colorful geek socks: Because now in addition to their cool collection of graphic tees, this couple can compliment their fun wardrobe with a pair of geeky socks that are right up their alley. Also, these socks are guaranteed to not distract from their Dungeons and Dragons game.
The Outdoorsy Type
How they met: As they were both making their way through the Narrows in Zion National Park. As they waded hip-deep through the colorful channels of rock, their hearts filled even higher with love for each other. They made plans to tackle Half Dome together and the rest was history.
Why they will love these awesome hiking/outdoor socks: Because they can wear them hiking, paragliding, base jumping, tree climbing, and everywhere in between. Upon finally finding unique touches to their wardrobe to compliment their crazy love of the outdoors, they can regain focus on the important things in life- like which National Park to hit next.
The Music Lovers
How they met: They first locked eyes amongst the colorful crowd at an AC/DC concert, introduced each other at the local Orchestra, and agreed to go on a date at the Wu Tang reunion festival. After admiring each other’s unique record collection, their fate was sealed, and they were deemed musical soul mates.
Why they will love these cool music socks: Because they will add a little extra flair to their usual fun festival going outfit. Whether covered in the cool instruments they both play, or general music motifs, there is no doubt these music lovers will get a kick out of socks tailored exactly to their tastes.