If the menswear rules were numbered, the 'no white socks with dress shoes' rule would - without question - be number one. Nonetheless, we're starting to see people break this taboo, teaming white socks with chinos and deserts boots or, bravely, loafers.
The most surprising thing about this is that it doesn't look that bad. We wouldn't recommend it to everyone, but in moderation it's a bearable look.
While Michael Jackson has been credited with everything from Obama's presidential win to actually healing the world, he might have had something to this comeback. So you know who to blame.
Words by Jason Dike