- Long coverage
- Not much
Price as reviewed:
Carrying the name of Rapha’s coldest weather option brings high hopes for these socks, and they are certainly no letdown.
With a merino rich construction they sure feel luxurious, and at 20 quid quite reasonable too, especially given the amount of material you get.
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You’ll notice from the picture that they are long. The extra large size, as worn by this six-foot tester, all but comes over the knee!
The front of the sock also has an additional (although barely noticeable) wind-blocking construction built in.
Overall, they are a warm and very useful addition under winter tights, on days when it’s close to freezing. An excellent item that offers surprising value.