sockette

sockette

(sɒˈkɛt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a small or short sock, esp one not covering the ankle
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I also learned new English words associated with the cropped pants: sockettes for the invisible socks that used to be limited to women, mankle for the bared male ankle.
INJECT some vibrancy into your wardrobe with some cute sockettes.
These royal blue Jonathan Aston net tie sockettes, right, are pounds 4.99.
Knitted or crocheted lines covered include: men's or boys' shirts; T-shirts, singlets and other vests; Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waistcoats; wool overcoats, car coats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including ski jackets), windcheaters, wind-jackets; blouses, shirts and shirt-blouses; panty-hose and tights, stockings, understockings, socks, ankle-socks, sockettes; underpants, briefs and knickers and briefs; nightshirts, pyjamas, bathrobes, dressing gowns; night-dresses, negligees; bras; (and) synthetic curtain fabric, including net curtain fabric.
I opted for calf-length black sockettes. I feel strange but I've got into it as I have good balance.