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Groom’s Socks: From Silly to Stylish

Add a fun twist to the groomswear with a cool pair of socks for the groom. We've rounded up lots of quirky pairs to inspire you

As a rule, most grooms tend to wear a classic suit on their wedding day. Whilst they may be able to play around with colour and jacket styles, it’s mostly a traditional look. The groom can add some personality to his look with some fun socks though – we’ve rounded up the best groom’s socks for inspiration.

If you’re looking for even more ways to personalise the groom’s wedding outfit, check out our round up of alternative buttonholes.


Polka Dots

Happy Socks are high quality socks that come in an astounding array of colours and styles. They’re also reasonably priced so you can buy a pair for everyone in the groom’s party. A cheeky flash of brightly coloured sock with a sober suit is a great way to include some personality in your look.



The dapper groom who loves the 60s will adore these paisley print socks from Duchamp. They come in a pack of three so the other pairs can be given to best men or ushers, or simply saved for another occasion. Consider these if the bride has gone for a 60s style wedding dress and a retro wedding hairstyle.


If your partner loves paisley you should also consider this pack of three from Studio Hop at Not on the High Street – they’ll look amazing at a retro inspired wedding.


Fair Isle

A winter wedding demands cosy socks. Don’t let the groom get cold feet with these snuggly socks in grey, with a fun Fair Isle pattern from Barbour.



Bring a dash of character to the groomswear with the Peper Harow chalk stripe socks. Showcasing a neat striped pattern with contrasting toe, heel and cuff panels, the luxurious socks are made from superior cotton too.


We love this picture, snapped by the Studio Without Walls, which shows just how effective a stripy groom’s sock can be.



You’ve heard of lucky pants, right? So why not have lucky socks too. These personalised socks from Alphabet Interiors at Not on the High Street could become the groom’s new favourite pair.



Mix and match these blue toned socks from Hackett for a quirky look, or opt to pair them properly if you’re looking for socks for a blue themed wedding. The groom can have a something blue too.



If you’re looking for Christmas wedding ideas, make sure the groom’s outfit is suitably festive by teaming it with some fun Christmas socks from Funky Christmas Jumper.



If the groom is a man who likes his accessories, why not treat him to some personalised socks as a wedding gift? The Danvers socks from Pantherella come in a variety of colours and can be personalised with names and dates – you could buy a few pairs for the groomsmen as they’d make great groomsmen thank you gifts. They were even worn by Daniel Craig in Spectre!



Alphabet Interiors at Not on the High Street also have a great range of personalised socks, defined by role and customised with your wedding date.


Aztec Inspired

These Aztec patterned socks from Pendleton are ideal for a groom who likes a quirky pattern but doesn’t want to go too bold. They’re a flat knit too, so they’ll help keep feet cool in the summer and warm in the winter.


Video Games

If you can’t get your partner off the Xbox, or if he lives for online gaming, why not buy him some socks that reference his passion? These video games socks from Incognito at Not on the High Street are ideal.



Does the groom love sports? If he’s a basketball fan why not consider these quirky NBA Legends Shaquille O’Neal socks from Yak Wax? They’d make for an amazing photo opportunity.



Make the groom giggle with these cute socks from Alphabet Interiors at Not on the High Street. You can even personalised them with your initials, cute!


Bold Colour

Grooms with a simple sense of style will love a classic pair of socks in a bright shade. This bold red pair from River Island are ideal and can make for awesome photo opportunities, like the one below.



Geeky grooms will love a pair of superhero socks! If you’re looking for superhero wedding ideas, this is perfect. Why not get a range of them for all the groomsmen? You can find them at



A rustic wedding demands these gorgeous woodland animal inspired socks from F&F at Tesco. They come in packs of five, making them ideal to share out between the groomsmen.



Grooms with fun and quirky senses of style will love these moustache print socks from White Stuff. They come in a two-pack so there’s a spare pair for the next day too.



Serious grooms will appreciate a traditional pair of smart socks. The London Sock Company at Not on the High Street have plenty to choose from and come in practical packs of three.



If the groom loves his car and is a bit of a petrol head, this cute car socks from French Grey Interiors at Not on the High Street are ideal. They’re bamboo socks, so they let your feet breathe too.


Once you’ve found the perfect socks to complete the groom’s wedding outfit, why not browse our guide to groom’s accessories – it’ll help finish his look off to perfection.