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a happy feet {giveaway}…



As summer begins to wrap up over the next month, the thought of cool temperatures seem totally appealing. So to prepare for fall, we've partnered with Hansel from Basel to give away this entire set of five pairs of socks and one tote. These patterns and colors are enough to make me want fall to come right now!

To enter, simply visit Hansel from Basel's site, then leave a comment here telling me which pair of socks is your very favorite. Entries must be posted by this Friday, August 16th, at 8 a.m. PST, and one winner will be chosen at random*. And, you'll be able to choose from adult socks, kid socks, or a combo of both for your five pairs! Good luck!

UPDATE: Congrats to Jessica B. from Redondo Beach, CA for being our winner this time!

*Sorry, limited to readers in the U.S. only. Please do not leave your email or web address in the body of the comment, only in the allotted boxes. $175 USD approximate total value. Winner will be contacted by email once comments close, and announced at the bottom of this post soon after.



  1. i have so many more pairs of socks than i need; theyre just so much fun! id like their wool thigh highs for this fall!

  2. I absolutely love the metallic boucle crew pair of socks! Fingers (and toes) crossed! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. I like the klaus anklets best. Fun and kinda whimsical! (And quite a change from the boring socks I currently own…)

  4. I love the wool rib thigh hi in olive! Perf with a mini skirt for fall! Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. love the tri boucle anklet!! (also have a pair of the cable pom pom tights – and absolutely love them. so comfortable and durable; and fun!)

  6. The “waffle crew” caught my eye immediately. They look comfy and cute!
    Thanks for the opportunity,

  7. The klaus anklet captured my heart immediately – who can say no to small woodland creatures?!

  8. would love to have the green one ๐Ÿ™‚ aside from the fashion sense… looks warm on my feet in the fall. Thanks!

  9. The large polka dot crew is my absolute favorite! It’s so classic, yet the crew gives it a nice urban twist- so many outfits to wear them with!

  10. I absolutely love the metallic boucle crew socks… Especially the orange colored ones. The color is so rich, and perfect for the fall!

  11. My favorite pair are the fuzzy cable crew socks in that peachy color. They look so comfy to slip on & snuggle up under some blankets.

  12. Eeeeek, such fancy socks!!! I love the tri boucle anklet, metallic boucle crew, and the wool rib thigh hi.

  13. Oh I love Hansel from Basel! I love the large polka dot crew…although the burn crew is amazing…as is the klaus anklet!

  14. Polka dots and stripes are always fun! But I also love the waffle, wave sparkly, and houndstooth!

  15. The black Sheer Polka Dot Crew is my favorite, but Hansel from Basel make it hard to choose. Thank you for the fantastic giveaway!

  16. I love Hansel from Basel! Their woven basket crew sock and the number crew socks are my favorites for sure.

  17. Im so into those mustard argyle socks! I can just see my little one on her way to school wearing them!

  18. Love the fuzzy cable crew in pink! I recently moved to Co. from Tx. and I think they would come in handy during the winter months!

  19. The metallic boucle crew socks are my favorite! So cute & I bet they would go with more outfits than I think ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. It’s ture, like many, those sheer large polka dots in white, grey and black are just lovely and desirable in my book. However, I do like the straight forward thinking of the silk rib crew socks.

  21. Been slightly obsessed with stripes lately, so I am definitely in love with the nautical stripe crew in ivory/pink and ivory/blue!

  22. I love the klaus anklet! Thank you so much for offering such a fun and generous giveaway.

  23. what a fun giveaway, i LOVE having fun socks. my favorite pair is the metallic boucle crew but i love them all!

  24. They have such cute and bright colored socks. I love it. Thanks Joy for introducing them to me and for the giveaway. My favorite is: puff cb anklet

  25. My favorite are the polka dot ones! I love Hansel from Basel. I have their blue polka dot bag that I picked up from the Thomas Sires boutique in Nolita NYC.

  26. The slouchiness of the jacquard cuff crew is so adorable, and that orange would look amazing out of these grey ankle boots I have. The perfect fall color combo.

  27. I’m thinking the Jacquard Cuff socks would look fantastic with a pair of booties for Fall!

  28. I’m such a fan of hansel from basel! I love the kids argyle sock, the lacy looking crew crocheted varieties like number and hound’s tooth, and last but not least the sheer polka dot socks! Never thought I’d be so excited about socks, fingers crossed!

  29. O. Em. Gee. I think I could go bankrupt in her store….. every pair of socks are AMAZING! I don’t know if I can pick just one pair as a favourite, but the ones that jump out to me are the large polka dot crew, numbers crew, colourblock sheer crew, flat silk crew, sheer block short crew, sheer dotted knee high, and the thigh high socks. This is making me excited for fall!!!!

  30. So many cute socks, I def can’t wait for fall now. The large white polka dots are definitely my fav, but the houndstooth comes in a close second.

  31. So cute! I’m going to say the Number Crew because that will help my brain with my PhD research ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. I’m obsessed with socks..My family knows this about me and gets me socks for every holiday. ๐Ÿ˜€ Loving the Chunky Thigh Hi for fall…

  33. polka dots for me.
    also, i wish it were fall everyday, even without cute socks to push me along! scarves, boots, crisp air…ahhh…i can’t wait.

  34. They’re all so great and sleek! I am an avid sock-lover, so I’ll go with something difference in the thigh highs for the fall.

  35. I love the large polka dot crew in grey!!! Hansel from Basel have some amazing items. Love this site. Thanks for sharing.

  36. How is fall almost here and I haven’t felt the summer heat in southern california?
    I love the metallic boucle crew socks.

  37. I love these socks! I can’t pick just one…it’s a toss up between the troika anklet, houndstooth crew and dot stripe crew.

  38. So loving the sheer block short crew. They make me want ankle-height heeled booties. And autumn. (And thanks for sharing a link to this fun site!)

  39. I LOVE THEM ALL – NEED RIGHT NOW! i wish that there were caps for the caps…so excited and in love. if i could pick only 1 i would go with the sheer polka dots. swoooooon

  40. I really liked the Sheer dotted knee hi. It reminded me of the leg from the movie “A Christmas Story” (hahaha).

  41. The kids strawberry socks are the absolute cutest! My daughter has a pair. I love Hansel from Basel!

  42. Love the case study socks, they are so elegant and unique ^_^
    Also the waffle crew! and those totes are super cute.

  43. wave sparkly crew in Mustard Silver are my favorite. Loving the deep color filled with some sparkle detailing.

  44. There are so many to choose from, but I think my current faves are the number crew socks.

  45. I love the kids’ strawberry crew! Would be adorable for our new little girl we are expecting this fall ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for the giveaways Joy!

  46. Hansel from Basel is the best. Today, I’ll say that the number crews are my fav.

  47. The Y not in navy. But love quite a few: the tri boucle anklet and the seamdot, as well as all the sheers and polka dots – so fun.

  48. The Y not in navy. But love quite a few: the tri boucle anklet and the seamdot, as well as all the sheers and polka dots – so fun.

  49. I like the wave sparkly crew socks. I work with kids at a pediatric clinic/gym, no shoes, yes cute socks:)

  50. Like many others, I love the sheer polka dot crew socks. They’re feminine without being over the top and would go with everything. Would love to wear them with my brogues. Thanks, Joy!

  51. Love the metallic crew!
    I definitely need more socks now that it’s starting to get chilly again!

  52. Love the socks with black and pink polka dots! I could wear these all day! Love those dots!

  53. gotta love the nautical stripe socks and waffle crew, buuuuut the less classic mismatto ankle really caught my eye, and i can’t say i have anything like it!

  54. Oh my goodness, I LOVE the dot stripe crew ones! Also that lovely metallic boucle set. Is it fall yet!? I can’t wait.

  55. They are so cute. I love large polka dot crew and dalmatian crew. I am really into polka dots these days. And the polka dot envelope is tres chic!!

  56. Iโ€™m loving the Polka Dot Crew in Teal! So adorable. Iโ€™d love to wear those with some ankle boots scrunched down.

  57. Their site is awesome! I really love their sock of the month. The Polkadot crew in blue.

  58. Love the “number crew” because my 4 year old would have so much fun reading the numbers on Mommy’s feet!

  59. My favourite is the houndstooth crew. They would go perfectly with a rainboot weather outfit I’ve put together recently, but I think they all look so lovely and whimsical!

  60. I love all the colors and the patterns! Some of my favorites are the color block and the kness patch tights! Any thing with polka dots too!

  61. I love the fuzzy cable crew socks and I think they are the perfect match for boots on a cool, crisp fall day. Thanks for sharing, Joy!

  62. I adore Hansel From Basel! I have a pair of their thigh high socks, and the quality of the knot is fabulous. I love, love love th Striped Nautical Socks on their site! Thank you for this giveaway!

  63. Tough choice. But if I have to choose…. COLORBLOCK SHEER CREW is my fav. Says “Fall” to me!

  64. hansel from basel socks are the cutest! i love the sheer block short crew and the number crew. they’re all so fun!

  65. I love the metallic boucle crews for me and for my little one I like the argyle roll top crews

  66. I love the Klaus anklet. The contrasting brown and red with rabbits… perfect cheeky socks for the fall.

  67. love the Large Polka Dot Crew socks in grey…however they all are super cute! ๐Ÿ™‚ and the colors on that tote bag are my obsession right now.

  68. the seamdot crew socks give a sweet nod to days gone by… i’d love to pair them with wool skirts and oxfords!

  69. Cute socks with rocking patterns have been all over my life this week! I’m so in love with their slouchy jacquard cuff crew!

  70. I’m loving the scallop crew and puff cb anklet socks. Plus, these would look cute with ankle boots for fall.

  71. I really like the fuzzy cable crew! My granny used to make very similar ones, I still cherish some of them in my drawer. ๐Ÿ™‚

  72. i loooove wearing socks with oxfords or sneakers. 90s looks coming back ahaha! and walking around with some pretty socks on is the best. the transparent ones are so cool.

  73. Definitely the Strawberry crew and Argyle Roll top crew, both for my little twinkle-toe’d two year old! ๐Ÿ™‚

  74. I’m in love with the metallic boucle crew in mint, but there is always a special place in my heart for any and all thigh highs!

  75. The number crew is super cute, but as a NYer, come January I’ll want a pair of thigh hi(s)!!!

  76. I love the metallic bouclรฉ sock! An expected touch of femininity for the feet ๐Ÿ™‚

  77. I love the Dalmatian Crew! Its so freaking adorable! and the bunny Klaus anklet is my old time fave!
    love everything Hansel from Basel does!!!!

  78. My faves were the sheer large polka dot in crew…neutral enough to pair with random outfits!

  79. fuzzy cable crew! could be because i’m craving fall to come. i’m ready for layers and sweaters and snuggly socks!

  80. ]I love the green houndstooth crew socks as well as the number crew socks and jacquard cuff crew. The items offered here are so lovely

  81. I live in San Francisco where it is perpetually fall. Need the wool rib thigh highs!

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