What can we say about these simple, organic cotton socks? A lot.
Gina LocklearThese socks tell a story about their creator, Gina Locklear, who grew up among sock makers. Gina is following in the footsteps of her parents, who built a sock manufacturing company in Fort Payne, Alabama. Throughout most of the 20th century, the majority of socks made in the United States were produced in Fort Payne. Today, competition from overseas manufacturers threatens the remaining hosiery businesses in Gina's hometown. But she's bringing some life back into the local industry with a fresh approach to sock-making that incorporates Gina's passion for ecologically sensible living and green business.
Zkano organic cotton socks Gina founded Zkano in October. She does the designing and her parents' company, called Emi-G Knitting, makes the socks (available in athletic crew, no show and heavy weight crew syles). Each pair is made from certified organic ring-spun cotton, grown without pesticides or chemicals, and finished withoutRead More »from Living green - from your head down to your organic socks