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A Gentleman's Guide To Picking Out Socks, As Told By George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush is obsessed with socks. He is even currently judging his own sock competition, run through his foundation. So what makes a good sock?

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His response is printed in full below, with our own added illustrations.

"Lunch with friends..."

Enjoyed my annual lunch with President and Mrs. Bush in Maine. Envious of his "western cactus"-themed socks.#sockswag

Bill Clinton@billclinton

Enjoyed my annual lunch with President and Mrs. Bush in Maine. Envious of his "western cactus"-themed socks.#sockswag

6:37 PM - 05 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. "Let the socks do all the talking."

Happiest of birthdays to my dear Gampy. Mila's little feet on Gamp's colorful socks..sweet socks to fill. #41s89th

Jenna Bush Hager@JennaBushHager

Happiest of birthdays to my dear Gampy. Mila's little feet on Gamp's colorful socks..sweet socks to fill. #41s89th

8:04 AM - 12 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

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