But Katy Perry and Taylor Swift decided now was the time for them to make a comeback.
Katy wore some black socks in New York, paired with a green dress and matching heeled sandals. A bold take on the socks and sandals trend if you ask us.
Meanwhile, also in NY, Taylor jazzed up her favourite heeld brogues with a pair of burgundy socks.
The key here is obviously to match your socks to at least one other piece of clothing. Nicely done ladies.
We'll be honest, we didn't like the idea at first, but we'll admit Katy Perry and Taylor Swift totally pull the look off, without looking like schoolgirls.
We just might dig out our Cher Horowitz costume...
Would you wear knee socks like Katy Perry and Taylor Swift?
Yes way. They look, like, totally cool.Maybe, but only with heels.No, there's a reason they belonged to a school uniform.
Yes way. They look, like, totally cool.66.67%
Maybe, but only with heels.22.22%
No, there's a reason they belonged to a school uniform.11.11%
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