The Lede: Richer Poorer Took over My Sock Drawer

Richer Poorer - Classic Socks Header

Getting the basics down is easy. Getting them right? That’s a different story.

L.A.-based Richer Poorer specializes in elevated socks, T-shirts and boxers for men (there’s plenty for ladies, too), and after adding several pairs of socks to my rotation, courtesy of co-founders Iva Pawling and Tim Morse, over the past few months there’s a reason they’ve taken over my top drawer. They get it right.

Richer Poorer - Boxers

The classic line is infused with a laid-back California vibe — no fluorescent taco prints in sight, just vibrant patterns that style as easily with a pair of Oxfords as they do All-Star IIs (trust me). My love of ’em hasn’t faded with multiple washes, and neither has their colour.

Richer Poorer - Iva and Tim

What really stands out for me is the brand’s athletic line, inspired by skateboarding and other action sports out west. Made from a reinforced, breathable performance fabric, they feature comfortable cushioning under impact points and wrap it all up with a touch of compression. I’ll wear a pair to the office, switch shoes and go for a run, or just wear them to help my legs recover after a hard workout.

Richer Poorer - Athletic Socks

A bold sock is the easiest way to instantly upgrade your outfit. Pull on a pair and let the compliments roll in.

Tune into The Lede, where I write about fashion finds and other stuff that interests me.

Follow The Gentleman Journalist on Facebook

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Sign up to receive updates on new style posts, product reviews and my adventures in the world of men's fashion and lifestyle:

Instagram

Rooftop hangs. Loving @Beausallnatural's Full Time IPA. 🍺 #instabeer #beer #ipa #booze #patio #summerbeer Now that's what I call a long weekend. #ootd #wiwtd #wiwt #style #fashion #menswear  #highpark #canadaday #daydrunk Casual? I can do casual. #ootd #wiwt #wiwtd #outfit #outfitpost #styleblogger #mensstyle #menswear #fashion Always more fun by the water. Had a memorable race with @tribetomark at #Waterfront10k - surprised and delighted at every turn! #morethanmiles #thesweatlifeTO #runTO #running #fitness #racemedal #run Recovery game on lock. Thank you, @lululemonto! #thesweatlifeTO #morethanmiles #waterfront10k #runTO #running #lululemon #recovery #run #runthesix #fitness Beers and barbecue are made for each other. #instabeer #beer #barbecue #booze #redline #ontariocraftbeer #drinking #craftbeer

Twitter

%d bloggers like this: