Suddenly cool: Socks with sandals

Would you wear them?

The formerly geeky look has found favor with trend-setters in New York.

"Layering sandals with socks is the perfect way to transition seasons," stylist Sara Cooper told DNAinfo New York.

Nevertheless, she stressed there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it.

Cooper advises wearing "lightweight and solid-colored socks with flat-formed shoes."

She added one last piece of advice. “You'll definitely want to show some skin and sex this trend up to avoid feeling frumpy."

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Teen Vogue jumped on board, writing, "Socks and sandals are back in. And we don't know about you, but as avid fashion rule-breakers, we're super pumped about it."

Several well-known stars have been seen taking the plunge, including Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Justin Bieber, David Beckham and Bruce Willis.

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