Socks Sector

Socks Sector Growing Faster Than Other Apparel Categories

Socks SectorThe socks sector is growing at a faster rate compared to other apparel sectors. “Nobody can accurately say how big the global socks market is; but as of last year, it was reported to be around 5.6 billion US Dollar,” Lubeina Shahpurwala, co-founder of Mustang Socks and Accessories said.

“What is interesting is that the socks sector is growing faster than any other apparel. It is noticeable that the humble sock is poised for a cool, stylish make-over,” she said.

Terming socks as “a design and style-oriented category”, she said the perception of people is now changing. People are realising that it (socks) is not only an extremely personal item that needs to be of great quality, but can also be used to make quite a fashion statement.”

Over the last couple of years, the socks market in India has grown much more than in the previous years. However, the unorganised players heavily outplay the organised market. If this sector is organised, India can strive to officially become the best manufacturer of socks globally, Shahpurwala added.

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