30 Perfect Pairs of Socks to Overhaul Your Top Drawer

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Hold the mismatched, hole-filled socks. When you’re due for a top-drawer refresh, you deserve nothing less than the best socks for women—and whether that means a sporty option that’ll unlock your smoothest run yet or a stylish one that looks great with loafers, your perfect pair is somewhere out there.

The only issue? There are so many types available—from basic organic cotton styles to the super-specific merino wool socks for hikers. It’s a lot to wade through on your own, even with the help of reviews, so we went ahead and did the hard work for you. No matter what you need—compression socks for traveling, dress socks to level up your ’fit, or midcalf athletic socks—you’re pretty much guaranteed to find the right pair here. (And hopefully, they won’t go missing after the first wash.) Below, shop the 30 best socks for women available right now.

Best Bulk Packs

Why buy one pair of socks at a time when you can buy, like, 10? Below, you’ll find options that run the gamut from moisture-wicking sporty socks to patterned cuties that would look great paired with white sneakers—plus everything in between. Our advice? Stock up on budget-friendly, time-honored favorites like Uniqlo’s minimalist, midweight beauties and the unisex Hanes socks Tiktokers are obsessed with right now.

Gonii Ankle Socks, Five-Pack


Lululemon Daily Stride Mid-Crew Sock, Three-Pack


All in Motion No-Show Socks, 10-Pack


Uniqlo Ribbed Socks, Three-Pack


Urban Outfitters Essential Quarter Socks, Three-Pack


Hanes Crew Socks, 10-Pack


Best Athletic Socks

Haven’t replaced your collection of performance socks since college? It’s a great time to invest in some new pairs. Low-cut options make comfy walking and running socks, especially when they have cushioned heel tabs like the ones below. Merino wool is an ideal material for hiking socks, since it has anti-odor properties and impressive moisture control. And some of these pairs even have built-in arch support and grippy soles that are great for yoga and Pilates.

Balega Hidden Comfort Socks


Bombas Space Dye Color-Block Ankle Socks


Lululemon Power Stride Hiking Ankle Sock


Smartwool Hike Classic Edition Crew Socks


Pointe Studio Fashion Studio Grip Socks, Three-Pack


Tavi Maddie Grip Socks


Best No-Show Socks

No-shows may be an essential part of your getting-dressed routine, but let’s be real—most snug-fit socks don’t actually live up to their name. But don’t worry: We tracked down six stellar pairs, from Nike’s spandex-cotton blend multipack to Madewell’s sporty, bunching-resistant pair. And if you’d prefer socks that still show a little personality, Kitsch’s printed two-pack below proves that even no-shows can be fun.

Nike No-Show Socks, Three-Pack


Outdoor Voices No-Show Socks


Stance Sensible Socks, Three-Pack


Falke Step Invisible Socks


MWL Cloudlift Low Profile Sneaker Socks


Kitsch Icon No-Show Socks, Two-Pack


Best Cozy Socks

Show your feet (and your sock drawer) some love with these beyond-cozy socks that won’t fall apart after you wear them once. Cold weather is no match for these cashmere and cotton socks that’ll warm your toes without sacrificing breathability. They’re legit treats for feet—and they also happen to make great gifts for women.

Aerie Marled Crew Socks


Stems Cozy Ankle Socks, Three-Pack


Threadbare Sleepy Cozy Socks, Two-Pack


Falke Bed Socks


Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Socks


Alo Scrunch Socks


Best Fashion Socks

While Dri-Fit Nikes might work for lounging or hitting the gym, it’s worth picking up a few pairs of more stylish socks. Some of our favorite celeb ’fits ultimately come down to tiny details like quality socks, so whether you go with a printed pair of calf socks or a tie-dye, ankle-length option, these’ll look great with the shoes you already own.  

Jacquemus Les Chaussettes Fleurs Socks


Madewell Tie-Dye Ankle Socks


Mother Baby Steps Socks


Socksss Stripe Tennis Socks


Sandy Liang Frill Sport Socks


Kule Tennis Socks


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