… boot socks.
Now, obviously any pair of socks worn with boots can be considered boot socks. And many of the socks marketed as “boot socks” are sized for men’s feet and designed for folks working tough, outdoor jobs. (You’ll see what I mean if you Google the phrase itself!) But the boot socks I’m swooning over are tall, thick socks meant to pad the insides of your knee-high boots. Boot socks with a pattern or personality, that you simply must allow to peek out just a bit. Boot socks that can slip on over your tights and protect them from any nefarious zippers or hardware that may lurk within your actual boots. Boot socks that add warmth and cush to any boot-based ensemble.