French men's socks :) - the only place one can have some fantasy about

French men's socks -- that's really what once surprised me :)


French men (maybe not all), they can be in very formal and flashy suit while wearing a pair of very funny and cute socks.


Once I was in a meeting (when i was in France), a guy in suit was sitting next to me. He was a very quiet and sort of shy guy. In the middle of the meeting, i noticed he's wearing a pair of socks with tom & jerry printed on them. It's too difficult not to notice them with the black pants and shoes. I couldn't help bursting into a big smile, if not laugh. All the guys in the meeting noticed me smilling when we were discussing something very serious....well, i just couldn't help it!


However, I find it very cute, really. And since then, I noticed very often in the Metro that classical view of 'french men with their cartoon socks'. Always, that gave me a big smile in my face.


It's kind of sweet for me to see that, instead of weird any more.


Later I asked a friend why was that. And he replied: because this is the only place you can have some fantasy about. :)


I like this explain, and find it very cute - french men with their little fantasy ^_^


the pic was taken at CDG airport (Paris). that's the typical snoopy socks :) although the guy was not wearing formal...

  • Vincent BOREUX 9y

    Ooops! Girls eyes are really so sharp!! :-S Each time i wear such socks I'm sure nobody notice!
    BTW, your picture is informative and really great!! :-)
  • Irene Yan 9y

    thank you guys, for confirming what i have noticed! ;-P

    so you, too, Vincent, wear this kind of socks? hehhh
  • .pony. PRO 9y

    Good explanation~~~:)
  • Vincent BOREUX 9y

    Lol, yes. You know it's a kind of funny gift that people don't think you will wear for real! :-P
  • Vasi Vasut 9y

    very funny!
  • Alexandre Baron PRO 9y

    Ahahaha ! Great and crucial detail you noticed here !
    I totally see myself in that. My two favourites when I wear a costume :
    - South Park socks with Cartman saying "kick ass!"
    - Beetlejuice-like striped socks.
  • belleaspen86 8y

    So true! I also love how they can be dressed in business casual or a leisure suit of a dark or light color and wear NEON orange or green shoes. So French ;) I saw that in Paris a couple of times among the young adult guys, and the other day with a French guy studying abroad here in the US . I was like "Oh yeah, Jean-Claude, nice...!"
  • zholmeshiggin 8y

    i know exactly what you mean.
  • youraryan001 8y

    hey sexy give some more pic. like this
  • eltonmgs 7y

    nice pic
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