Size + Care Guide
IMPORTANT: Please note, socks are a type of underwear. For this reason, we are unable to accept returns for incorrect choice of size. Please follow our size chart below to choose your size carefully.
Have a cheeky measure of your calf to ensure you are getting the right size. All of our compression socks are designed to give light-moderate level of compression (15-25 mmHg).
For calf measurements, please use a tape measure around the thickest part of your calf. If you are sans tape measure at home, TED stockings usually come with one in each packet- keep an eye out the next time you come across one at work.
If your calf measurement is on the cusp of being in between sizes, go with how you prefer your compression socks to feel. If you prefer a more firm compression, go with the S/M and the L/XL if you are wanting less compression.
Please note that upon first wear, the level of compression will feel quite firm especially if you are new to wearing compression socks. When on, please make sure the socks are pulled up knee high in order to provide the correct amount of compression.
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It is normal for compression socks to feel tight and appear stretched when worn. These socks are designed to apply consistent pressure to your legs, which helps improve blood circulation and reduce swelling. The snug fit ensures that the compression therapy is effective.
Each person may have a slightly different experience with our compression socks. Some individuals may find the tightness/stretch to be more noticeable, while others may not. It can depend on factors such as personal preference and the specific fit of the socks to their calves.
Our beautiful compression socks are sensitive little beings, and need to be handled with love and care. Plus you've invested your hard earned coin to level up your self-care game, so it's best to know how to get the most out of it!
- WE RECOMMEND HAND WASHING AFTER EACH USE TO ENSURE YOUR BEAUTIFUL NEW SOCKS LAST AS LONG AS POSSIBLE. HOWEVER, WE LIVE IN THE REAL WORLD, SO GENTLE WARM WASH BETWEEN 30-40 DEGREES WITH SIMILAR COLOURS PLEASE. IF YOUR WASHING MACHINE HAS A HAND-WASH CYCLE, EVEN BETTER! EXTRA POINTS IF YOU WASH THOSE BABIES IN A MESH LAUNDRY BAG.
- IF YOU DO HAND WASH, PLEASE DON'T WRING THEM OUT - JUST GIVE THEM A GENTLE LIL' SQUEEZE TO GET OUT ALL OF THE EXCESS WATER.
- AS PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED, COMPRESSION SOCKS ARE A SENSITIVE BREED, SO GENTLE DETERGENTS ONLY, AVOID FABRIC SOFTENERS IF YOU CAN AND DEFINITELY NO BLEACH.
- THE GOOD NEWS IS, IF YOU'RE IN A PINCH YOU CAN TUMBLE-DRY THESE BAD BOYS OR IF YOU'VE GOT THE TIME YOU CAN LET THEM AIR DRY. IN FACT AS THE SOCKS START TO AGE, A SESSION IN THE DRYER WILL ACTUALLY HELP SHRINK THE ELASTIC FIBRES AND KEEP THAT COMPRESSION AT AN OPTIMAL LEVEL - JUST MAKE SURE YOUR DRYER ISN'T TOO HOT (I.E. NOT HOTTER THAN 30 DEGREES)!
- LASTLY, NEVER DRY YOUR COMPRESSION SOCKS IN THE SUN OR PLACE THEM ON A HEATER/RADIATOR OTHERWISE YOU WILL ESSENTIALLY COOK (AND THEREFORE RUIN) THE ELASTIC FIBRES - NOT A VIBE.
As the elastic fibres do deteriorate over time, it is recommended by our manufacturer that our socks be replaced every 3-6 months to ensure that the correct amount of compression is being delivered.
Our socks are made of a 65% nylon, 30% polyester and 5% spandex blend.