socks for: work shoes/ dress shoes/ hiking boots/ slippers (sometimes in winter) .
no socks for: sandals, water shoes, deck shoes, clogs, some tennis/sport shoes (if not playing tennis or sports…)
or the shoes I slide on to walk out to check the mail, let the chickens out etc.
so yes… always, sometimes, maybe…
@zinimusprime this sounds wierd but the classic yellow listerine take a bottle put a spray nossel on it and spritz it inside your shoes and then allow to dry. It stops the funk. As a foot sweat person with a love of boat shoes this was a game changer for me.
@CaptAmehrican@zinimusprime Why would you choose to do this instead of just wearing socks? I’ll confess to having never worn boat shoes, but is wearing socks with them really that weird?
I know they’re traditionally worn without them, but I’m betting they’re also traditionally worn on actual boats where they are likely to get wet, and I’m pretty sure they’re like dive watches in that regard.
@CaptAmehrican@Limewater Because people who have this problem, have it regardless of socks or no socks. It just gets worse without socks. Either way, I don’t think it’s terrible to wear them with socks, it just looks terrible, much like sandals and socks. Although nothing is as bad as crocs with socks or just crocs in general.
@CaptAmehrican@zinimusprime Huh. That is surprising to me.
I can get crazy bad foot odor if I don’t wear socks, even if I’m wearing sandals, but I get hardly any at all if I just wear socks. I guess I thought this was a more universal condition than it is.
I just wear socks any time I’m wearing shoes (except climbing shoes), and don’t really own sandals except for cheapo flip flops for very occasional use.
@Limewater@zinimusprime yeah i wear boat shoes on boats and docks where they get wet. And wet socks are the worst. So yes my feet sweat and socks stop it but i often during the sumer wear sandles or boat shoes without and this fix helps by killing the odor causing bacteria on the shoes.
@moonhat They will never get the stench of garlic & foot sweat out of their shoes. Garlic is also absorbed through the skin, so their feet would reek of garlic stank too, no matter what they did. It won’t wash off.