I have been writing food, travel and product reviews for 14 years, and around Autumn time I start presenting Christmas gift suggestions. Those articles often start with something along the lines of ‘Buy something more interesting than socks this Christmas’. Now I have a suggestion that is more interesting, but it is still socks. It’s MP Magic Socks.
MP Magic Socks look and feel like quality socks but apart from the luxurious merino wool there is technology at work here, too. But firstly, what is merino wool?
Merino wool is a natural material originating from the Merino sheep from Spain, that have been bred since the 12th century. The wool was so prized that its export was banned at one point. Much of the wool now comes from Australia, where the sheep thrive. Merino has high levels of warmth, breathability and softness against the skin, particularly when compared with traditional wool, which can sometimes irritate delicate skin.
Founded in 2017, MP Magic Socks were supported by crowdfunding. The MP team develops unique socks taking advantage of innovative technology. This has allowed the company to design a product that eliminates the likelihood of foot odour and the social and health issues arising from damp and sweaty feet.
Merino wool makes a highly breathable yarn which can wick moisture away from the feet. It is also able to disperse body heat thus making it great for temperature regulation. That is important when travelling, playing sports or even gardening. Merino wool has natural anti-bacterial properties that will help feet stay fresh. Its composition will allow sweat to stay on the surface without the unwanted odour.
Merino wool is finer than most other wools. It has a very soft and luxurious feel. Merino wool contains crimps which bind together as you move, creating pockets which trap air. Air that can’t circulate will retain heat from your body to keep you warm. Merino will also maintain its insulating properties when damp. That is an asset when hiking or skiing in cold weather.
Practical and stylish
MP Magic Socks are three-metal infused: they contain Silver, Copper, and Zinc. They offer a comfortable design with all the advantages of a practical and stylish sock. This product will have wide appeal for travellers on long-haul trips in particular. No more embarrassment when removing shoes at airport security, on flights and when spending time in some countries such as Japan. The Olympics will soon be here and that has led to a spike in bookings of Japanese vacations. One removes one’s shoes when entering private homes but also some restaurants and museums. And don’t forget that well-used socks festering in a suitcase might have become rather nasty by the time they reach home. MP Magic Socks are the answer to that problem.
This product is cosy to wear. It comes in contemporary and attractive designs and would be a thoughtful present for globe-trotters, ramblers and those who appreciate quality. A great gift at any time of year.