An Introduction to the Men’s Cotton Dress Socks
Men’s Cotton Dress Socks by Ellis Rugby
. An elegant design featuring a navy body. With a purple toe and heel trim colour. Combining luxury, style, comfort, and durability. Packaged in an attractive zip bag. With an attractive branded inner and ribbon-tied gift tag included.
These are classic socks from Ellis Rugby. Feature our stylish 1871 embroidery. The year when the game of Rugby was officially formed. Men’s Size UK 7-11.
Manufactured for Comfort and Durability
For the playing shirts, a number of different materials were used. Including woven wool and hessian. In addition leather for extra support and strengthening. During an International match. Between England and Scotland in 1872. Where “one Scot had his flannels torn off and was surrounded by players until he was handed a mackintosh in which he encased himself. And amid considerable amusement repaired to the pavilion to obtain another garment”.
Nearly ten years later. In another international match between Ireland and Scotland (1891), D. B. Walkington
, the Irish captain, “was reported as regularly wearing a monocle when playing, taking it off when making a tackle”.
In the early years, socks worn for playing rugby often complimented the design of the playing jersey. Hooped-designed shirts which were one of the earliest forms of classic designs. And this style was usually integrated into the socks design also
Manufactured for comfort and durability. In 75% Cotton, 24% Nylon, and 1% Elastane. Men’s Size UK 7-11. They feature our stylish 1871 embroidery. The year when the game of Rugby was officially formed. At the Pall Mall Restaurant in London on the 26th January 1871.
As well as the Men’s Cotton Dress Socks,. We also offer the Classic Men’s striped socks featuring a navy and purple hooped design. Or the Men’s Cotton Socks Pack of 3.