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Socks Appeal

The official tailor of the Pope and his cardinals, Gammarelli have been making Papal socks since 1798. Red for the cardinals, purple for the bishops and black for the sober (their words), the socks are sold via online store Mes Chausettes Rouges. Available on the same site, French brand Mazarin’s super-bright socks - produced for the Académie Français since 1801 - are equally good. Let's face it, endorsements don’t come much higher. 19.90€, meschaussettesrouges.com

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