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Some of you may not know this, but Out On a Limb started out as a small hosiery and socks boutique. We have rapidly expanded into clothing, pajamas, shoes and accessories, but we are still proud to specialize in having a wide assortment of hosiery and socks. For some, socks are the annoying final addition to an outfit that is necessary, but for some reason never seem to match thanks to the phantom sock thief. For others, socks are a whole extra accessory for displaying your fun personality and adding something different to an otherwise bland ensemble. Thankfully, fun patterned socks are now in style more than ever.

What you wear says a lot about your personality, even your socks. According to an article by Elite Daily, men and women who wear colorful socks are “rebellious, intriguing and successful.” The article goes on to explain how it takes a bold individual to throw on a pair of wild socks and exhibit them publically in a world where conformity reigns supreme; These wacky sock wearers are leading a subtle revolution against uniforms and propriety- and you can too!

Even the fashion bible, Vogue, praises statement and novelty socks as being the newest necessity for 2016. They explain that these days, a white pair of athletic socks is so ho-hum it’s practically comatose. Luckily for you, here at Out on a Limb, have a wide variety of socks to choose from that are anything but ho-hum. Whether you’re already an avid wild-sock enthusiast, an occasional funky-pattern wearer, or are just stepping into the world of unconventional socks, we’ve got the sock for you. Scroll through to take a look at all the brands we have to offer.


Blue Q

Blue Q socks are sassy, pretty and a little twisted. Woven with luxurious combed cotton for softness, nylon for strength and a touch of spandex for long-lasting fun. 1% of sales supports the humanitarian work of  Doctors Without Boarders. These funny socks sell out fast and make great gifts!

HS Sweden

HS has always been a favourite among our customers. The vision of HS Sweden is to spread happiness by turning an everyday essential into a colourful design piece with a rigid standard of ultimate quality, craftsmanship and creativity. Produced from the best combed cotton.


Hot Socks

With more than 40 years under their belt, Hot Sox remains the innovator of fashion socks.  They pride themselves in creating socks season after season that are cutting edge, creative and bright in design and the best of quality.


Yo Socks

Yo Sox are unique, colourful, crazy and cool socks for men and women crafted from the finest Turkish Cotton with a touch of nylon and elastane for all day comfort and long lasting wear. For every pair of socks sold, the company provides 1 meal for a person in need.



With “no boring socks” as their motto, Santa Cruz band Ellen and Eric Gil set out to design a collection of men’s and women’s novelty that would make people smile. The comfort top allows for the sock to stay up without binding. Colourful, cold, graphics and fun, creative designs and the “West Coast point of view” is what they’re all about.



Soxks are about daring to dream, about breaking free from a narrow, restrictive mould. Their aim is to revolutionize the way we we think about and look at socks. Designed by UK duo Arthur Bowden and Arthur Burnard, these socks come in fun packaging that make them the perfect gift or stocking stuffer.


Sock It To Me

Sock It To Me is a brand  from Portland that is based on a pair of socks that the owner fell in love with in Korea. They were think, stretchy, colourful and affordable. They make fun, funky and “magical socks” and strive to make quality products with unique and original designs.


Hue has been the freshest, most innovative and colourful force in fashions leg wear for more than three decades. Hue brings a lighthearted approach to fashion that makes it easy to effortlessly express personal style. Try our staff favourite boot socks that sell out quickly every time!


Bleuforet is a French brand that takes up the largest real estate at OOAL and offers a large variety of materials and blends of cotton, silk, cashmere and wool. of And if we weren’t able to convince you to walk over to the world of fun socks, then we’ve always got our basics. Bleuforet makes a classic 97% cotton relaxed top mid-calf sock in a variety of bright colours as well as in white, black and grey.

Come in and choose the perfect socks to show off your personality!