Powder pink cycling socks – girlish or not really?
Pink is not a member of the primary color family as it is obtained by combining two colors: white and red. Like red, it is associated with romantics and love. The clear connotation that puts many men away from pink is its girlishness. Pink is the color of the female exterior, for which blue is the male counterpoint. It is not true, however, that pink has always belonged to girls and blue has belonged to boys.
It may seem very surprising, but until the beginning of 20th century, pink as an energy color was assigned to boys, and blue, associated with delicacy – to girls. Psychological research confirming the positive effect of red and pink on women and their use in marketing resulted in a position swap and pinks has been assigned to girls. The greatest expression of this volte was the widespread use of pink on most girls’ toys, including the most iconic Barbie dolls made in the 1960s.
Our pink socks are given the most interesting shade of powder pink. It is a shade that with its delicacy attracts the eyes of both women and men. It fits perfectly with white, being a great addition to the desaturated elements of clothing. Our favorite set is black shoes, pink cycling socks, black bibs and white jersey.
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