The "Sei-gai-ha" is a traditional Japanese pattern of concentric half circles representing calming ocean waves endlessly lapping on shore.
"Gentlemen who stayed out all night and finished go-around on the Kichigai Kaido (Insane Street) and Nebore Kaido (Sleepy Street), look out over the clear front streets of a stillsleeping town on which brooms drew Seigaiha around gates and on which water is sprinkled…" Higuchi Ichiyo - Takekurabe (1896)
We guess that suggests wearing a pair Soxfords' Seigaiha will surround you in an aura of zen-like serenity even as you party like a Samurai in heat. Which is good - it's important to keep your wits about you when carousing down "Insane Street". Not that we'd ever know...
Red and white dress socks in Pima cotton featuring a traditional Japanese pattern, with a detailed samurai warrior embroidered on the cuff in peaceful meditation.
Size and Fit
Cut over-the-calf, with a nice wide cuff to avoid slippage. One size fits most, and will comfortably accommodate US men’s shoe sizes 8-12, women’s 10 – 14.
Please note that there are small variations in size between designs, and not every design will fit exactly the same. See Construction and Fit page for more details.
"Seigaiha" socks are made from a mix of 65% premium Pima cotton, 34% nylon, and 1% Spandex to give the perfect amount of stretch needed to mold our socks comfortably around your legs without cutting off circulation.
These are crafted to the highest quality, and are socks to be proud of. We know we are!