SOCKSHOP was founded in 1983 by Sophie Mirman and Richard P. Ross after Mirman said “People should be able to buy socks as easily as they buy newspapers.” SOCKSHOP outlets were placed for convenience on busy city streets, in train stations and at airports, selling socks, tights and ladies’ stockings. SOCKSHOP became part of the Ruia Group in 2006 and has grown to form our biggest store yet – right here online at

Here at SOCKSHOP, we care about what you put on your feet! We create socks that make a difference and, to us, socks are never just socks. They are the unsung hero of the wardrobe, they can help you look good, feel good, have fun and keep you warm, cool, comfortable, dry, healthy and energised.

With more than 90 brands including SOCKSHOP, Pringle, ELLE, Heat Holders, JEEP, Wild Feet, Happy Socks, Jeff Banks and IOMI.

IOMI Footnurse

Sockshop, produces a range of socks under our brand IOMI Footnurse which are designed to cater for specific conditions. We have now launched a new type of socks endorsed by the college of podiatry which help those with diabetes to manage their symptoms. They are created from bamboo fibres and are designed to mould to the legs without pinching and have smooth seams to prevent any sores that could lead to infection. Diabetics have to pay particular attention to their feet as extra sugar in the blood stream can lead to poor blood flow to the feet. 

IOMI Footnurse® is a range of specialised healthcare socks that help manage symptoms that affect your legs and feet. All IOMI Footnurse® socks are available in a wide range of colours and sizes, for both men and ladies.

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The Range:

  • IOMI CUSHION FOOT DIABETIC SOCKS. Specially designed to manage the symptoms of diabetes and help prevent cuts, sores and infection. With Footnurse® Easy Stretch™, cushioned sole, smooth toe seam and extra-wide leg, plus CoolMax fibre and Sanitized™ ActiFresh.
  • GENTLE GRIP DIABETIC SOCKS. The style and comfort of Gentle Grip plus the healthcare benefits of a special diabetic sock. The extra-wide Honeycomb Top™ gently moulds to your legs to stay up all day long without pinching or leaving marks. A smooth hand-linked toe seam prevents nicks and sores that could lead to infection.
  • OEDEMA EXTRA WIDE SOCKS. If you suffer from oedema, lymphoedema, or fluid retention, these are the socks for you. Made from soft-touch cotton fabric with Footnurse® Easy Stretch™ to comfortably fit the contours of your legs and feet, no matter how wide they are.
  • ENERGISING SOCKS. Graduated compression technology can help support and promote healthy circulation to re-energisetired, aching and fatigued legs with a soft touch, comfort toe seam and knee high length. Flight Socks – To help reduce the risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in flight and other forms of extended travel.

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