Shackleton Skiddaw Wool Boot Socks
Wear with walking boots, wellington boots or casual footwear for intrepid style. Inspired by the socks that would have been worn on an expedition to the South Pole.
Crafted from the highest quality certified natural British wool, these boot socks combine comfort with exceptional functionality. Designed using the photography documenting the expeditions, it is based on the type of items worn by Shackleton and the crews of the Nimrod and Endurance ships to the Antarctic. Wool is still favoured by modern explorers today for its ability to stay warm when wet, and dry fast. Featuring sole cushioning and low grip tops for comfort, warmth and breathability. Carry Shackleton’s inspiring words close, with the quote on the label:
"It is in our nature to go out into the unknown."
Smoke grey colour with navy heel and toe.
Approximately fits shoe sizes 8-12.
Length from heel to top of cuff 23cm aprox.
Material: 90% British wool, 10% Lycra
Extremely warm heavyweight gauge knit.
Washable: Wash at 30C or hand wash. Dry flat.
Made in the UK
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Part of the Shackleton collection, which includes faithful reproductions of the jumper, scarf, and hat worn by explorers to the South Pole, photographs of which can be seen in the new Polar Worlds gallery at the National Maritime Museum.