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Soctopus: Design your very own Brighton sock!

Soctopus launch exciting competition to design Brighton themed sock

What does Brighton mean to you? Say it with a sock! Hosted by Soctopus at their flagship store on Bond Street in the North Laines, they want you to design your very own Brighton Sock! You don’t have to be a sockspert, just have fun with it!

Feel free to use any medium – digital or traditional. Simply pick up or download our design sheet and go wild!

The winning sock will be produced and sold in-store with a percentage of each sale going towards Brighton and Hove LGBT Switchboard.

Switchboard is a charity run by and for LGBTQ people across Sussex. They exist to connect, support and celebrate LGBTQ+ communities across Sussex, providing services such as the Helpline, TNBI Link Worker, Domestic Abuse, Older Person and Dementia Projects.

The sockcessful designer will also receive a SOCTOPUS voucher to spend in store as well as a pair of the winning socks designed by YOU! Prizes will also be awarded for creativity and best sock name – the punnier the better! We cannot wait for the launch party – it won’t be an event to miss!

Soctopus will be displaying a selection of favourites in-store and on socials. Please feel free to share your designs and creative process on Instagram, make sure you tag @soctopus_ and use the hashtag #thegreatbrightonsockoff


  • Up to three entries per person.
  • Open to all ages
  • Maximum of six colours per design – due to the process of sock making, they can only have a limited number of colours per sock
  • You can enter by picking up a sheet in store or downloading the PDF online from the website
  • Can be designed digitally or physically
  • Be sure to complete the contact information on the design sheet-  information will not be saved and will only contact you if you are one of the winners
  • UK only


Email entries to:

Or drop off your design in store: 37 Bond Street, BN1 1RD

ENTRIES CLOSE ON – Monday 1st May