Summer is well underway, which means you’ve probably ditched the jeans and boots for your boat shoes or summer sneakers. We’ve rounded up the best loafer liners and no show socks so you can keep your sock profile on the DL without having to constantly fish around inside your shoe for it.

You should resist the temptation to skip socks if you’re wearing warm weather shoes like slip-on loafers or sneakers because by not wearing socks, you’re inviting germs, blisters, and even blood and sweat stains into your good shoes. Not to mention a nasty smell that never seems to leave.

Although socks can add a little extra pizazz and personality to your outfit, you should update your look for the summer and try a hidden sock. Others don’t have to see it, but you’ll know it’s there.         

Socks made of high-quality fabrics wick sweat and moisture away from your feet to keep them cool, dry, and comfortable in the heat and in your shoes. Merino wool and other wicking fibers are excellent for managing moisture and keeping unwanted odors at bay. You’ll also need socks that won’t slip, stink, or fall apart after one wear or wash. Many no-show socks are also designed with non-slip grips on the heel so your sock will stay in place.

Check out our favorite loafer liners and no show socks, perfect for summer shoes.  

Loafer Liners and No Show Socks We Recommend for Summer Shoes

For Women

Smartwool Women's Ouray Arrow Hide & Seek No Show Socks - $13.95

All signs point to the ultimate in comfort in Smartwool's Ouray Arrow Hide & Seek No Show socks. Perfect for your low cut shoes!

Smartwool Women's Secret Sleuth No Show Socks - $12.95


Smartwools lowest cut sock yet, with a "hidden" height. This "secret" in your shoe is a non-cushioned sock that's perfect for ballet silhouettes and other flat summer shoes. Also featuring an internal heel gripper and merino wool.

Smartwool Women's Hide and Seek Socks - $12.95

This low rider will give you all the benefits of SmartWool® with barely a peep showing out of your shoe.

Smartwool Women's PhD Run Ultra Light No Show Socks - $14.95

Get all the moisture and temperature regulation benefits of Merino in a no-show silhouette. Complete with Smartwool's 4 Degree™ elite fit system, women's-specific mesh ventilation zones for breathability and a virtually seamless toe.

Darn Tough Women's Stripe Topless No Show Hidden Light Socks - $13.95

You won’t see Topless Stripe but you’ll feel the love. Light, breathable, ready for life’s hidden adventures. Because sometimes it’s not about what you see—it’s about how you feel.

For Men

Smartwool Men's No Show Socks - $13.95

When you want the look of no socks but not the stink, the Men's No Show comes to the rescue. Merino regulates temperature and sweat to keep feet fresh. Also featuring an internal heel gripper and no cushioning for maximum performance in close-fitting shoes.

Smartwool Men’s PhD Ultralight Micro Socks - $15.95

Smartwool's put all of their smarts into these new and improved run socks that feature Smartwool's 4 Degree™ elite fit system, ReliaWool™ technology for superior durability and a virtually seamless toe. Men's-specific mesh ventilation zones provide ultimate temperature and moisture regulation where male runners need it most.        

Darn Tough Men's Topless Stripe No Show Hidden Light Socks (and Solid) - $13.95

Topless Stripe. A No Show that knows no bounds when it comes to quietly delivering on the things that matter most—undeniable comfort, durability and fit.

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