A Stocking for Every Body

Compression Socks

When it comes to socks, most are one size fits all. However, when it comes to compression socks, stockings, and leggings, sizing is very important. Everyone's body is different and that is what makes us unique! If you are wearing a size that is too big for you, the sock will be too loose, could possibly fall down, and won’t provide accurate compression where it is needed. On the other hand, if the sock is too small, this could cause circulation loss. 

When trying to find out what size will fit you best, it is important that you get accurate measurements in the morning before swelling has the chance to occur. You can reference the size chart on the product page for exactly where to measure and correlate your measurements to the correct size. It is important to note that different brands have different sizing, so be sure to consult the size chart for each product. Once you have your measurements, use our Size Machine to see the garments that will fit you best.

There are many different sizing options including wide calf, large foot, plus size, and maternity. Now you may be asking, “How do I know if I need a wide calf size?” A calf circumference of greater than 16” is generally considered a wide calf.

We have compiled a list of the best compression socks for a variety of characteristics including wide calf, large foot, and maternity. Check them out below!

Compression Socks for Wide Calf
Allegro Surgical Knee High

These knee high stockings come in 12 different sizes and 2 color options. In addition, they are offered in both open toe and closed toe styles. Allegro Surgical Knee Highs assist in recovery after surgical procedures for men and women and are made in the USA. With the open toe option, these knee highs can be worn with sandals and other open toe shoes.

Compression options:
• 20-30 mmHg
• 30-40 mmHg

Reviewer: “Wonderful fit and easy to put on! I am now wearing these on a daily basis. I never thought that would happen!”

Compression socks for wide calf

Therafirm Core-Spun Support Socks

Designed for both men and women, these knee high socks look and feel like a soft, comfortable everyday sock, but with the added benefit of compression. Your tired, aching legs and feet will feel energized. You can choose from a variety of colors, patterns and sizes. 

Compression options:
• 10-15 mmHg
• 15-20 mmHg
• 20-30 mmHg
• 30-40 mmHg

Reviewer: “I love them because they fit a BIG calf. No one else has this.”

Compression Socks for Wide Calf

Compression Socks for Large Feet
Sigvaris Microfiber Men’s Knee High

These knee high socks are perfect for gentlemen and even the ladies who have a shoe size up to 17.5. With 4 color options and 11 sizes, there is a perfect fit for you. The sock is woven so 100% of the inside is microfiber. The more durable yarns are on the outside making the sock extremely soft and easy to put on. These socks have a reinforced heel and no noticeable toe seam.

Compression options:
• 15-20 mmHg
• 20-30 mmHg

Reviewer: “These stockings are SO comfortable. Although marketed for men, for a tall woman like myself with large feet, these are far more comfortable than the one-size-fits-all stockings that put a lot of pressure on the tops of my toes.” 

Sigvaris Midtown Microfiber Knee High

Allegro Essential Unisex Cotton Sock

The natural properties of cotton make this sock super comfortable, easy to get on and off, while providing graduated compression. With a tight rib design, the sock has the appearance of an everyday sock. A balloon toe provides extra wiggle room. This knee high is perfect for big and wide feet and even for wide calves. With 5 color choices and 6 size options, there is a fit for you.

Compression options:
• 15-20 mmHg
• 20-30 mmHg

Reviewer: “My legs do not hurt when I wear these cotton socks with 20-30 compression. They are easier to put on and take off. I walk 4 miles a day and I do not have cramps or anything. No pain in my legs.”

Compression Socks for Large Foot

Maternity Compression Stockings
Medi Assure Maternity Pantyhose

This one is for our pregnant ladies. Wearing compression during pregnancy can be so beneficial to your comfort and health. With 2 color options, and 4 sizes, there is a pair for you. The soft, breathable fabric makes them easy to put on and take off. You can wear these under just about anything including, dresses, sweatpants, skirts, and more.

Compression options:
• 15-20 mmHg
• 20-30 mmHg
• 30-40 mmHg

Reviewer: “Great compression pantyhose! A lifesaver during pregnancy!!!”

Maternity Compression Socks

Sigvaris Sheer Fashion Women's Maternity Pantyhose

Our mamas to be will love these pantyhose. You are able to get the support and health benefits you need from maternity compression without giving up fashion and style. With a comfortable waist band, reinforced heel, and double-covered yarns for durability, you will experience optimal comfort. There are 2 color options and 5 sizes for you to choose from. 

Compression options:
• 15-20 mmHg

Reviewer: "These feel so good, They are so comfortable and true to size. They don't wrinkle which is amazing and compared with other brands they are super soft."

Maternity Compression Stockings
BrightLife Direct has a wide variety of styles and sizes for every body to enjoy. If you ever have any questions about sizing, how to use the Size Machine, fit, or anything at all, do not hesitate to reach out to our customer service team. We want you to find the perfect style and fit that you will be comfortable in.
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