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Fun Christmas and Winter Santa, Elf, Reindeer and Snowman Sock and Slipper Ideas
- Cool and Unique Santa Hats
One thing that never grows old during the Christmas holiday is wearing a Santa hat at gatherings of friends and family. They always draw a smile, even when wearing a traditional white and red Santa hat with the white tassel on the end. But the...
- Christmas Bear Costume Ideas
Bears are interesting as subject matter in general, as there is a healthy respect for them by people, and in some cases, a justified fear; especially for those that have had close encounters with bears where they are thankful to escape with their...
- Santa Claus Costumes
You would think a Santa Claus costume would be a Santa Claus costume, but these days everyone likes to get in the act, and so while the traditional Santa Claus costume hasn't changed much through the years, along with the traditional Mrs. Claus...
- Christmas Present or Gift Box Costumes
A fun play on a Christmas costume is not only wearing one related to the traditional holiday, but actually dressing up as a Christmas gift or present yourself. What's great about this is you can easily buy one that fits what you want, or you...
- Rudolph and Other Reindeer Costume Ideas
Reindeer are a big part of the fictional part of the Christmas legend, and are a lot of fun to dress up as during the Christmas holiday. There are of course two ways you can go with reindeer, either you dress up as one of the reindeer pulling...
- Mrs. Santa Claus Costumes
Looking through all the Mrs. Santa Claus Christmas costumes, you sure realize that there are an awful lot of ways Mrs. Claus is viewed these days, as there's everything from the traditional grandma Mrs. Claus all the way up to the sexy Mrs. Claus,...
- Christmas Nativity Costumes for Adults and Children
One of the most popular events during the Christmas season is the re-enactment of the birth of the Messiah and Savior Jesus Christ, where people dress up in costumes as the various characters involved in the historical event, and put on a wonderful..
- Christmas or Plum Pudding Costumes and Dresses
Although not popular in all parts of the world, in many regions Christmas or plum pudding is an absolute must for those celebrating Christmas day, as it is served usually with great fanfare as families highly anticipate the traditional dessert. ...
- Christmas Tree Costume Ideas and Inspiration
The Christmas Tree has had a long tradition over the centuries, with the modern day idea and concept of using a tree during the Christmas season being traced back to Germany; as far as making it a popular and accepted tradition. It is steeped in...
- Costumes Based on Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens is one of the more timeless stories ever written, as confirmed by its popularity since the story first became known to the public. Why it's so popular is it deals with the very core of human na
- Candy Cane Costume Ideas
Candy canes are a tasty delight during the Christmas holiday season, especially the traditional candy cane with its distinctive white and red stripes, which have the attracted the gaze of children and adults since I can remember. That wonderful...
- Christmas Novelty Hats: Trees, Reindeer, Turkeys, Elves, and Other Assorted Fun Head Wear
Christmas has a lot of inspirational characters to base a costume on, but at times being minimalist can even do better than a costume, and to me, in many cases that's true with a Christmas novelty hat. They are so funny that even if you were to...
Winter Christmas Socks and Slippers to Keep You Warm
With the cold weather always ready to chill our feet, and by extension, our overall body, it's always a good idea to have a good stash of socks and slippers handy to ward off the old.
And a great way to do that, even sometimes in the off season, is to buy some pairs of socks or slippers with a Christmas theme.
While those always work in the cooler fall and winter months, putting on a pair of Christmas socks, even in other months, is a fun way to elicit a response from unsuspecting family and friends.
Even though it sounds like it would be very hot during certain parts of the year, there are places in the house, such as a cooler basement or finished basement, where warmer socks, at least for a period of time, wouldn't warm you up too much.
But socks or slippers including a winter or Christmas theme are really built for the latter part of fall, winter, and early spring, and so that is when taking some themed socks with Santa, reindeer, elves and snowman as part of the experience is a fun way to express yourself and get a smile out of those who are fortunate enough, or unfortunate enough, to see you wear them.
What works really well is to combine a set of socks and slippers with a similar theme to make it even more noticeable and enjoyable. There's just no way you won't get smiles and responses from the viewers of your interesting footwear.
Best of all, they will also keep your feet and the rest of your body nice and warm.
Christmas Sock and Slipper Themes and Designs
Along with the already mentioned Santa, reindeer, elf and snowman themes used for winter and Christmas, other design styles include Christmas trees, Jack Skellington, Christmas bows, Mickey Mouse, Christmas bears, snowflakes, and slippers with a Holly design.
All of these slippers can then have a pair of complementing socks to complete the unique foot fashion that is being displayed.
Depending upon the color of the slippers, a simple set of a solid color pair of socks can work well with, say for example, a pair of Santa slippers with the traditional Christmas colors of red and green. Color combinations like that can be worked in with any slippers.
While they would still look great together, what will generate more laughs and delight would be socks that have stripes or polka dots on them that can either go or not go with the color scheme; either way they'll look really funny, and will probably garner a few more comments than you expect dependent upon the type of social situation you're in.
Homemade Christmas Slippers
Another type of Christmas slippers you could wear, are those that are homemade, with the majority of them being knitted or crocheted.
Of course someone could always add some accessories with a Christmas theme - like the head of a snowman or Santa, etc., but most of the time these are slippers that are made to be appreciated for the work that was put into them, and they are very nice looking and comfortable and warm to wear.
Sometimes you can even eschew the socks because they're made so warm and comfortable to the feet.
For the crafty, this is a great way to enjoy slippers and the satisfaction that comes from making them.
Some people that make Christmas slippers consider them to be a combination slipper-sock.
Turkish Knit and Green Homemade Slippers
Speaking of homemade or handmade Christmas slippers, let's start there with our look at the many styles of Yuletide footwear there is to choose from.
Both of these are outstanding examples, as you can see from the quality and interesting designs.
The green slipper with the red trim looks beautiful, and that reindeer clasp to hold it on the foot looks fantastic. Choosing the dark green hue was a good one, as well as the deep red around the top of the slipper.
Below that is a Christmas design many of us are familiar with, specifically for those who have knit, or have had their mother or grandmother knit, a Christmas stocking to hang on the fireplace or stair rail.
It's known as a Turkish knit, and the red and white color is probably the most popular I've seen in this particular style of knitting.
Homemade Christmas Slippers
Frosty and Grinch Costumes
- Frosty the Snowman Costume Ideas
Frosty the Snowman is one of the more endearing Christmas fictional characters, as his friendly disposition and love of children shines out from his personality, and that rotund belly and joyful laughter, along with his simple way of thinking, make..
- Cool Grinch Costumes and Masks
The Grinch has been made famous, first from Dr. Seuss, and then from Hollywood, where actor Jim Carrey portrayed the contradictory character in a popular movie going by the same name as the book: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Th
Christmas Elf Slippers and Socks
As far as Christmas novelty slippers go, there is probably none as funny looking and interesting that those pointed slippers worn by elves. No matter what else you were to wear, just having those on are sure to draw out a number of laughs and comments.
Elf slippers look great by themselves, but as you can see in the Selena Gomez photo, having a pair of striped socks like she's wearing, or the polka dot socks like her friend is wearing, are a great choice to add some more humor and spice to the foot wear.
There is a hint of that in the photo of the elven slipper with the accompanying red and white striped sock.
Elf Slippers and Socks
Elf and Christmas Mouse Costumes
- Christmas Mouse Costume Ideas
For some unknown reason, mice and Christmas go together well, and that has resulted in a number of costumes being designed for those who want to dress up like a mouse during the holiday season. I think the reason behind the popularity of Christmas...
- Christmas Elf Costumes
Elf costumes are a very popular choice for dressing up at Christmas time, or also at cosplay events where the elves are not those, shall we say, that we associate with the North Pole, Santa Claus, and Christmas. In this article we'll focus on the...
Christmas Santa Socks and Slippers
Technically the pair of socks of Santa Claus on top are in fact slipper/socks. They're a combination of the two, and work very nicely for those not interesting in putting on a pair of matching Santa socks, or another type, with a pair of Santa slippers. In that regard they work great.
While the bottom sock isn't a combination of a Santa slipper and sock, it can be worn without a slipper to show the nice design on it. But if a person wanted to wear them in a pair of slippers, the image of Santa and his sleigh on top of the sock would add a nice touch to the overall look.
Santa Slipper and Socks
Christmas Slippers and Socks with Snowman Design
An image of a snowman on a pair of slippers or socks are one of the more popular Christmas motifs, and you can see why with all the fluffy snowman body and the smiling face seeming to always offer goodwill to those he interacts with.
That is reflected in the pair of Christmas slipper and socks below, with the wonderful smile conveying best wishes to everyone. As for the slippers, who couldn't help smiling when seeing these two guys looking up at you?
Snowman Slippers and Socks
Christmas Reindeer Slippers and Socks
Reindeer slippers and socks are another awesome design choice for foot wear, and the pair of the two below show how you could combine them nicely when the designs work together.
I mean by that the reindeer slippers are low on the feet, and so if you were to wear a pair of reindeer socks with them as the one shown, the reindeer would easily be seen above the slipper to make it a nice, complementary effect.
Looking at a variety of reindeer slippers and socks, it's possible there were more different styles with that theme than any of the other themes talked about and shown in this article.
The slippers below were included because of them being low on the feet in order to show how you can put on a pair of socks in any theme to add a nice touch to the look and feel of the slippers and socks.
Reindeer Slipper and Sock Designs
Christmas Slipper and Sock Themes
Wearing novelty slippers and socks for Christmas is a wonderful way to create a fun atmosphere for the day, and those shown here, among many others, confirm why it is a great practice which will delight family and friends at special Christmas events, as well as be good for warming up your feet.
What could be better than that for the Christmas holidays, as far as providing a little foot entertainment for everyone. And for some of these slippers and socks you could even add a Christmas costume to complete the overall look you're looking to achieve.