In its fifth annual gift guide of goods made by alumni businesses, George Washington University pays tribute to alumna Susan Costa-Walston, owner and designer of Lily Trotters Compression. Included in the listing is a snapshot of the company's remarkable origins and Walston's inside scoop that these colorful socks are not just for women: "We call them the Secret Society of Men Who Wear Lily Trotters," she shares. Bottom line: Lily Trotters are a great way to fill everyone's stockings this year!
If you asked a slew of travel writers what they would like from Santa, what answers would you get besides trips to exotic locations and frequent flyer miles? Socks! Lily Trotters Compression Socks, to be exact.
Food Wine Travel Magazine writer Christine Cutler curated the ultimate wish list for travelers by asking experts in the field, and our stylish socks secured a spot. Why? Because professional travelers know that wearing graduated compression reduces flight-induced ankle and foot swelling, leg pain and discomfort, and the risk of developing a blood clot. It even improves energy levels so that once the flight is over, you and your legs are ready to explore. And you'll be fashionable, too!
So take a tip from the experts and always put Lily Trotters on your packing list!