SOCKS APPEAL What could be more pedestrian than socks? In an effort to give the $4.7 billion sock market some legs, hosiery manufacturers are putting their jazziest foot forward. From E.G. Smith come Safe Sox, which have pockets, and the Pigalle, a glittery sock with attachable garter. Going for the tattoo look? K. Bell is producing sheer socks with embroidered insects. And Basic Knead has a reflexology sock for those who just have to put their feet up.


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