Merino LifeSocks Lifestyle Plus
Merino socks employing the latest technology and design to provide you with ultimate comfort and support.
Men's and Women's Sizes
S - NZ/Aus/UK Men's 3-5, NZ/Aus/UK Women's 5-7, US Men's 4-6.5, US Women's 6-8, Euro 36-38
M - NZ/Aus/UK Men's 5.5-7.5, NZ/Aus/UK Women's 8-12, US Men's 7-9.5, US Women's 9-13, Euro 39-41
L - NZ/Aus/UK Men's 8-10.5, US Men's 10-12.5, Euro 42-45
XL - NZ/Aus/UK Men's 11-13.5, US Men's 13+, Euro 46-49
Highly innovative and uniquely woven, Merino LifestylePlus LifeSocksTM will give you the best comfort and support to meet anything life throws at you!
Employing the latest technology and design to provide you with ultimate comfort and support. Designed in consultation with New Zealand specialists in diabetes podiatrists and ideal for sufferers of diabetes, arthritis or sensitive feet, they are highly beneficial to wear when flying or for anyone who wants or needs to take good care of their feet.
The diagram above shows the different technical features of the LifeSockTM
- High-stretch top for minimal compression
- Flex panel for ergonomic shaping
- Dorsalis Pedis pulse point device
- Y heel for improved fit
- Mesh for moisture and temperature control
- Individual shaping for left and right foot
- Unique double density cushion padding for added protection
- Alignment points for correct positioning
- Seamless toe closure for ridge-free comfort
This midweight LifeSockTM, for business and casual wear (comes up to lower mid calf), is made in New Zealand from 56% Merino wool, 21% Nylon, 23% Elastane and utilises trademarked Elastic Support System (ESSTM) to ensure a customised fit.
What is ESSTM (Elastic Support System)?
"Elasticity" is the ability of a stretched fibre to return to its original size and ESSTM incorporates the highest quality elastics available to gently lock the LifeSockTM on to your foot and lower leg with minimal compression, no bunching or ride-down and to provide support especially under the arches. By fitting snugly to the skin, ESSTM contributes to SeaCell® active Merino LifeSocksTM maintaining regular skin temperature therefore avoiding fluctuations that may cause chilling.
How Merino LifeSocksTM can "treat your feet" and address common sock or foot complaints
Easy to put on with a comfortable top cuff
The double cuff, high stretch top, with lateral stretch > 240mm (approx. 9.5 inches) enables easy slide-on and ensures minimal compression around the cuff.
Well fitting with no bunching or ride down nor irritating seams
ESSTM locks the LifeSockTM snugly onto the foot. The seamless toe closure provides ridge free comfort; the Y heel provides an improved, wrinkle free fit and pressure point reduction. Individual shaping for each foot recognising their differences.
Anatomical cushioning avoids rubbing and friction/blisters
Naturally resilient, 100% Merino wool is renowned for its fineness, strength and durability, and provides the special base for anatomical cushioning strategically placed through the LifeSockTM for protection with a unique double density cushion pad for bony prominences. Friction is reduced by the softness of Merino combined with that of SeaCell® active when knitted with ESSTM.
For best appearance and longevity, wash the LifeSocksTM inside out in a gentle cycle using a wool approved or mild detergent suited for natural fibres, then line dry. Any soap or detergents suited for babies/baby wear will also suit. As with other natural fibres, do not tumble dry.