The Thing: striped socks that will make you want to cuff your pants

The Thing: striped socks that will make you want to cuff your pants

Stripes are the pattern of the season, and one reason—maybe the only one—to be happy about the end of summer. Here, a dozen of the city’s most resolutely cheery pairs.

The Thing: socks to be you 1. $30 Holt Renfrew, 50 Bloor St. W., 416-928-2079. 2. $34 J. Crew, Eaton Centre, 416-977-0941. 3. $15 Holt Renfrew. 4. $20 Gravitypope, 1010 Queen St. W., 647-748-5155. 5. $12 Floorplay, 762 Queen St. W., 416-504-7325. 6. $16.50 J.Crew. 7. $35 Holt Renfrew. 8. $12 Floorplay. 9. $18 Holt Renfrew. 10. $5 Floorplay. 11. $30 Gravitypope. 12. $8 Hudson’s Bay, 176 Yonge St., 416-861-9111.