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Spoiled Rotten: Father’s Day 2022

Spoiled Rotten: Father’s Day 2022

Showing your dad some appreciation doesn’t require a special occasion. Having said that, Father’s Day is fast approaching, and there is plenty of epic gifts to consider surprising him with. In the days of online stores and one-click-shopping, it’s become more of a challenge to buy your father something unique. There are a few gifts that always hit the mark on Father’s Day, but socks are one of them.  Cool, colorful and comfy, Joe Cool sock designs are sure to make his feet happy.

Sharks, prawns and tuna are among the sea creatures featured on these colourful socks. Perfect for fishing enthusiasts, scuba divers and anyone who loves the ocean, these unique socks are a great gift for Dad.

Is your Dad looking to add some retro gaming nostalgia to his sock drawer? Then you can’t go past our arcade themed socks. Featuring a game of Tetris and the iconic ‘Pacman’ ghosts, he’ll feel like a kid all over again! Not his thing? Our pint prints and fry-up motifs have universal appeal.

For the man of style – browse our selection of strikingly sophisticated geometric printed socks perfect for casual or dress sock outfits and crafted in soft, comfortable cotton. The perfect conversation piece!

Nothing completes a man’s wardrobe like a pair of impeccably-styled socks. Up your fathers fashion game with these Japanese inspired blue and white socks, featuring rolling wave and box illusion patterns.

Make a statement with these fun animal-themed socks. Our plucky chocolate pug printed socks are the most adorable way to keep your toes warm. Give your favourite man the gift of comfort with our elephant socks. A delightful sloth face with wild claws is featured on our striped socks whilst a pair of llama and cactus print socks are sure to turn heads.

A great way to express his artistic side, our masterpiece socks feature Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Edvard Munch’s The Scream a unique gift for any art lover!

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Retro games and vintage vibes

retro games

Retro games and imagery offer a refreshing alternative to the slick perfection of contemporary digital graphics. Just arrived in stock are our new mens Tetris design socks in dark brown or black. The colourful blocks, whether you were a player or not, make a striking and stylish statement for work or play! Like an old friend, ‘Arcade ghost’, a much ‘loved’ gaming character, is instantly recognisable, on socks for men and women. This retro favourite comes in burgundy, navy, teal and black form the original selection for blokes and are now joined by a pale pink and grey version in the slightly smaller womens’ size.

Retro comes to jewellery too with space invader stud earrings in silver and gold finish and a choice of enamel colours. Arcade pacman and ghost are another fun stud – a ‘mismatched’ pair featuring those two famous characters and we have a set of four Tetris design earrings for you to mix and match as the mood takes you. The Rubik’s cube was a hugely popular puzzle in the 1970’s and ’80’s. Invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and architect, Erno Rubik, the Rubik’s Cube is a colourful 3-D combination puzzle. We have created a cool pendant, which comes complete with moving parts on a colourful ball chain. Mini Rubik’s Cube drop earrings complete the story.

The ‘white noise’ T.V. keyring harks back to a time before flat-screens and digital media. Our ‘chunky’ telly even has a noise function to take you back to that retro ‘white noise’ of former times…That is if you are old enough to remember! Pre-mobile phone cameras come as crystal and enamel rings, stud and drop earrings and pendants in black and white. Even more ‘old school’ is a ‘flashbulb’ camera pendant with a round glass lense in chrome or brass.

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Monochrome – Black & White acrylic jewellery

Black and white combinations are a classic must have. Timeless wearable items that always look good. The pieces featured have a bold statement look with elements of linear and graphic design.

Our two-tone hexagonal bangle is a stunning piece which complements the dynamic earrings in the range. Strong vertical and horizontal stripes feature in large graphic shapes on shiny polished statement earrings. Button top drop earrings have a chunkier feel with a distinct retro vibe.

For more modest tastes, we have smart little ‘illusion’ stud earrings with an optical effect black and white pattern. Other black and white items in the Arthouse collection are a little softer with ‘space dust’ bangles, wide and narrow in clear and white acrylic and marbled resin hoop earrings. Our bird brooch duo, one in white, one in black, make a stunning pair and flower earrings reminiscent of the cool designs of Mary Quant, offer an alternative look.

Several of the more colourful jewellery designs in the collection also contain a monochrome element, reflecting the current importance of this trend. Whether as a ‘colourway’ or part of an overall design, black and white invariably adds style! An attractive mottled effect is achieved in our cellulose designs. Marble square studs and mottle long hoop are both interesting and attractive. The ‘Soft hex’ pastel and marbled bangle is an unusual combination of colour, pattern and shape. ‘Resin Fusion’ is a bangle of shiny acrylic with a beautiful fluid design and ‘trisect’ another striking form in black, white and mustard yellow.

More Joe Cool classic black and white styles include the beaded stretch fimo bracelet, witty jigsaw bangle and the ‘clock’ cuff featured above. Necklaces include statement acrylic chains as shown and lots more beside.