5 Unique Ways to Show Patriotism This Fourth of July | FITS®

July 04, 2019

Between fireworks, cookouts and lazy summer days, what’s not to love about the fourth of July? But if you’re tired of the same old red, white and blue decorations, now’s the perfect time to show your patriotism in new and unique ways. And you’re in luck: we have a list of five exciting ideas to help you honor the stars and stripes this year.

Go bold with temporary hair dye

Especially fun for children, red and blue temporary hair dye will make you stand out in a crowd and allows you to try out an entirely new look for the occasion. If you want to kick it up a notch, you can even put your colorful locks up in a crazy ‘do.

Make a themed food spread

Want to wow your cookout guests? Take your spread to the new patriotic heights with these ideas that would make the Statue of Liberty proud:

  • Red, white and blue cocktails
  • Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese icing and blue sprinkles
  • A strawberry and blueberry trifle with whipped cream
  • A watermelon and feta salad with blueberries
  • Bleu cheese burgers with sliced tomato
  • A charcuterie board arranged like an American flag

But really, the possibilities are endless. Don’t be afraid to get creative!

Wear patriotic socks

Anybody can show up to a Fourth of July parade wearing a patriotic shirt, but it takes someone extra spirited to rock a pair of patriotic socks. Pull ‘em up high and proudly wear the stars and striped on your feet.

Decorate your house

Sure, everyone decorates for Christmas and Halloween, but why wait until the fall to get in the holiday décor spirit? In addition to flying an American flag, you could hang a colorful wreath on your front door or even decorate the trees in your yard with red, white and blue lanterns.

Spread the joy

Want to help others get in the mood to celebrate? Spread the joy of the holiday by inviting friends over for a cookout, hosting a sparkler party for your neighborhood or even giving an unexpected Independence Day gift to make someone’s day.


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Your sock size shouldn’t be a guessing game. Our socks range from small to double XL, but the best way to know the perfect fit for you is to match your shoe size to the chart on the left. That way, you’ll know the size you select will give you the fit and feel you expect.

Between sizes? Go with your gut, but rest assured that your socks will still fit great. If you receive your order and find yourself wishing you’d gone up or down a size, just let us know. We’ll happily send you replacements for your preferred size.

Concerned about laundry mix-ups? All FITS® socks are coordinated by color and size, based on the colors you see on the size chart. So, you won’t have to worry about mixing up your sizes with the other FITS® wearers in your home. (But stray socks mysteriously going missing in the dryer? Unfortunately, we can’t help with that.)


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How Do You Determine Sock Size?

Sock sizes are typically measured in inches, not by your shoe size. So, a sock size 6-8 will comfortably fit someone whose feet are between six and eight inches long. However, at FITS®, we make it easy for you to choose the ideal sock size without having to measure your foot. Simply use our sock size conversion chart based on your shoe size to select the right fit for you. 

How Do You Measure Your Foot for Socks?

To measure your foot for socks, measure the length from the heel of your foot to the tip of your longest toe. The measurement in inches correlates to your sock size. For example, if your foot is 10 inches long, a sock size 9-11 should fit you comfortably. At FITS®, you can skip this step and find your sock size based on your shoe size using our conversion chart. 

What Is the Sock Size Conversion?

The sock size conversion refers to sock size compared to shoe size. While all companies may vary slightly on which size socks to purchase based on your shoe size, you can always measure your foot to find the right fit for you. 

What is Sock Size to Shoe Size?

Because sock sizes are determined by the length of your foot in inches vs. your shoe size, shoe and sock sizes differ. The FITS® sock size to shoe size conversion is as follows:

Knowing this makes it easy to choose the ideal sock size based on your shoe size without measuring your foot. 

What Age is Sock Size 9-12?

Sock sizes typically don’t correlate with age. For kids, age can be a general indicator of what size sock they’ll need, but everyone is different. An adult sock size 9-12 fits anyone whose feet are approximately nine to twelve inches long. For kids’ sock sizing, check with the company to find exact details to ensure your little one gets the perfect fit. 

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