A sockmellier is a knowledgeable cyclist who creates the perfect pairing of sock and shoe. Prolific on Instagram, a sockmellier's natural environment is the open road, their favourite cycle store and coffee shop of choice. Whatever the weather, these sartorial masters can advise on all aspects of sock wearing, from materials and colours to shoe pairing and leg and cuff length. Often learned through espresso-inspired chats, the academic of the breed are students of sockology.