Custom Socks for Employee Appreciation Gifts

Custom socks are a unique and practical way to show your appreciation for your employees.

They're perfect for welcoming new hires, celebrating employee achievements, or simply saying thank you.

Our branded socks are highly customizable, so you can choose the perfect design to match your company's culture and style. They're also age, gender, and size neutral, so you can be sure everyone will love them.

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Custom socks are the best corporate gifts for employees. Here's Why.

Finding the unique gifts for employees can be a daunting task. Here's a few reasons we think socks are the solution to your problem.

Low Minimums

With a low minimum order quantity of only 30 pairs, our custom socks are as perfect for small teams or single departments as they are for bulk employee appreciation gifts.

Flexible Sizing

Employees come in all shapes and sizes. Our one-size-fits-most option fits a Women's size 6 to a Men's size 11. No more leftover t-shirts to store!


Custom dress socks can be an affordable giveaway option, especially when ordered in bulk. Ask our sock experts how to keep your per piece cost under $10.

Easy Shipping

Whether you want your socks shipped in bulk to your office, or mailed individually to your remote employees, we’ve got you covered.

Lightning Fast

Last-minute celebrations are part of a fast-paced and active company culture. With our 5-day (or fewer!) turnaround, we can be your "in case of emergency" button for quick turn gifts for employee appreciation.

Gift That Gives Back

We are happy to match your employee recognition gift order with a 1-for-1 donation match to an organization of your choice. Turn your purchase into a community support initiative!

Gift Ideas for Employee Appreciation

A few of our favorite ways that our clients have used branded socks as unique gifts for employees.
Custom Middle Wrap on a pair of blue patterned custom socks for billhighway for their employee onboarding gifts

One sock design, multiple occasions

Create one sock design and multiple middle wrap packaging designs to create a universal celebration gift. It's easy to apply the middle-wrap yourself and they can be customized to say Happy Birthday, Happy Workaversay, or even Happy Holidays!
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Woman tying her shoes wearing pink custom socks for breast cancer awareness

Socks for Steps: Improving Employee Wellness

Need a way to improve your employee wellness program? Create a competition to see who can walk the most and anyone who makes it to 1 million steps gets a special pair of custom socks! This can help promote company culture and healthier employees.
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Sock Club founders, Noah and Dane walking between knitting mill machinery at the North Carolina mill.

Sock-in-a-Box For Your Sock Stars

Sock in a box is a great way to show employee appreciation for a job well done. Whether it's beating performance goals, launching a new product, or just going above and beyond. A sock in a box is an easy way to say thank you.
Learn About Gift Boxes

Want more gift ideas for employee appreciation?

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Client Spotlights

Learn How Companies Like Yours Have Used Custom Socks for Employee Appreciation.
Custom Socks for Ashby Creative Lab Branded Event Giveaways and Company Swag

Ashby Creative Lab

Ashby Creative Lab helped Adlai E. Stevenson High School create custom-designed socks as employee appreciation gifts. Teaming up with Stevenson’s Jaimie Oh, Liz Benedetto was tasked with finding a gift that worked for both men and women, gave back to charity, and was within budget.

They decided on custom socks and partnered with Sock Club to create high-quality custom socks that embodied the school’s values and patriotism. The socks were packaged with a custom card and included the school’s logo repeated in a grid on elegant gray socks with “We walk together” on the sole.

Benedetto was pleased with the quality of the socks and praised Sock Club’s exceptional customer service.
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Teampay custom socks with custom sock packaging

Team Pay

Teampay, a financial transparency solution for companies, wanted to find a creative, high-quality, and simple gesture as their company swag. They found the solution in custom-designed socks from Sock Club, which set itself apart from other typical and boring custom products with its quality in design and materials.

The process was easy, with Sock Club being responsive to feedback and coming up with great ideas.

Team Labs was pleased with the comfortable and stylish socks, which people always ask for more pairs of, and noted that custom socks are versatile and could be used for internal sharing, client gifts, and holiday surprises.
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Custom Socks for A Thinking Ape Employee Appreciation Onboarding Kits

A Thinking Ape

A Thinking Ape, a mobile game developer company, used custom socks as their employee onboarding gift to make their new hires feel like part of the team from day one.

According to David Cronin, the employer brand manager, the custom socks were a conversation starter between new employees and the rest of the team. Sock Club helped bring the company's idea to life with a unique design.

The employees loved the quality of the socks and were excited to think of their next design. Custom socks have versatility and can be used for holidays and employee promotions.
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Why Sock Club?

We Make Custom Socks Fast and Easy and Here's Why:

Quick Turn Times

We get you fully custom, fully woven socks in only 5 days. We never charge rush fees, so we can probably beat that for free - just ask!

Lowest Minimums

Our 60 pair minimum for fully knitted custom socks is one of the lowest in the industry.

Made Locally

Our Flagship socks are 100% made in the USA, from the cotton that the yarn is made from to the boxes that they ship in.

No Hidden Fees

No setups, no rush fees, no design fees. Our pricing is easy and transparent, and you always get the best price.

Kitting and fulfillment

We’ve got in-house kitting and fulfillment services to take care of your client’s entire order from start to finish in just one PO.


You've got options: Whether you need socks in 5 days or socks for 5 dollars, we’ve got a sock for that. Any length, no show to knee high, full size range, Baby to Adult Large.

Sock Club Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about our custom sock design process? Or how to use custom socks for Conference or Trade Show Giveaways? Look no further! We've got all the information you need to know right here, from designing your own socks to buying them in bulk.
What is a custom sock?
A custom sock is a sock that has been designed specifically for a particular group or individual. Custom socks can be created with a variety of designs, colors, and materials to suit the needs and preferences of the recipient. It is a powerful way to engage with your audience and leave a lasting impression with your branding and logo.
Why should I give custom socks as an employee appreciation gift?
Custom socks are a unique and practical gift that can show your employees that you appreciate their hard work and dedication. Custom socks can be customized with your company logo or other branding, making them a great way to promote your business while also showing your employees that you value their contributions.
How can I design custom socks for my employees?
Yes, you can customize the full design and color of your socks for trade show giveaways. As sock design manufacturers, we have an entire design team at your disposal to help create custom socks that fit your company's branding perfectly. Our in-house design services are completely free.
How long does it take to get custom socks made?
We have the best and fastest quick-turn custom socks in the market, at only 5 days for our Made in USA custom sock options. We can also rush your order at no extra cost. Our Cotton Crew: Choice and Cotton Crew: Economy socks take a bit longer because they are made overseas, but are a great option for low-cost custom socks.
What material options are available for custom socks?
Custom socks can be made from a variety of materials, including cotton, wool, nylon, polyester, and spandex. Each material has its own unique properties and advantages, so it's important to choose the right material based on your needs and preferences.
Can I add my company logo or other branding to the custom socks?
Yes, you can customize the full design and color of your socks. As sock design manufacturers, we have an entire design team at your disposal to help create custom socks that fit your company's branding perfectly.
Is there a minimum order quantity for custom socks?
At Sock Club, we have a low minimum order quantity of only 30 pairs for our most popular custom socks, Cotton Crew: Flagship and Cotton Athletic Crew. All of our other Made in USA custom socks have a low minimum of only 60 pairs. We do have overseas options to save on cost that have a higher minimum order quantity, like Cotton Crew: Choice and Cotton Crew: Economy.
How do I distribute the custom socks to my employees?
You can distribute the custom socks to your employees in a variety of ways, depending on your preferences and the size of your organization. You could distribute them individually to each employee, include them in a gift bag or basket, or even hold a company-wide sock giveaway event.

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Custom Socks Unique to Your Brand Make a Lasting Impression

Cut through the clutter with your socks custom to your company and brand! Whether you're planning on custom socks with logo, company colors, a slogan, or art - these give away gifts are a unique opportunity to to get people excited and engaged with your brand! And because they're totally custom to you, they make for unique trade show giveaways to help you stand out!

Fun and custom crazy socks are all the rage, when someone walks away from your trade show booth or conference they'll be walking away with a piece of your brand and a memory of that time. When people look or wear your custom logo socks swag giveaway not only are they walking billboards for others but they also keep you top of mind for clients and prospects!

Work one-on-one with our professional design team to get free custom sock designs and see virtual options for designs that meet your trade show giveaways, conference swag, or give away gift needs. Send us your logo or thoughts to let Sock Club bring your best swag ideas to life!

Custom Socks are Swag Giveaways People Will Actually Keep and Use instant answers

Unlike pens, stress balls, or tote bags, you can never have enough socks. That's why they are incredibly useful conference mementos that won't end up in the trash, especially when you're gifting high quality custom socks. Your give away gifts are a reflection of your brand and company so it's important to invest in a product people will use, keep, and think fondly of!

That's why we specialize in creating custom knitted socks made out of the highest quality cotton all sourced and manufactured in the USA by our custom sock manufacturer facilities. From working with mom-and-pop brands all the way to Fortune 500 businesses, we've figured out what people get really excited about when it comes to receiving custom socks as conference giveaways. Learn more about our best-selling options and see what's right for you!

Custom Socks are Versatile and Universal

Everyone wears socks! Our custom socks are the best trade show giveaways and conference swag because of how versatile and universal they are. Our custom socks are unisex and offered in a one-size-fits-most option, so you don't have to worry about ages, genders, or sizing!

Plus because of the size and weight of socks they make for perfect trade show giveaways to hand-out, conference giveaways to place in a bag or kit, are simple and easy to ship office swag to event location, and lightweight give away gifts for recipients to take home with them!

We're obsessed with how great custom socks are, if you want to dive deeper you can learn more about custom socks other than as amazing conference gifts and unique trade show giveaways below!