Going sockless is a habit of a true menswear nerd. Sneakerheads rack up on white athletic socks, and go as far as purchasing sneaker shields to prevent their toeboxes from creasing. It couldn't be more different for dudes who prefer to step out in hardbottoms. No socks? No problem. When paired with pants that have no break, you've got 50% of the standard menswear nerd uniform. And here's the thing—the wooden shoe trees they put in their kicks after each wear actually kill the odors.