Elder Bush's Loud Socks Steal Show (Again)

George HW known for his distinctive style in foot fashion
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 25, 2013 2:41 PM CDT
Former President George H.W. Bush wears pink socks at the library dedication in Dallas.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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(Newser) – They were hard to miss, really—the pink socks worn by George HW Bush at today's dedication of his son's presidential library. A sartorial slip by the 88-year-old? Nope, loud socks are becoming his signature style, reports Today.com, which notes that he busted out red-white-and-blue ones earlier this month. At this point, it's a safe bet he'll be wearing a similar pair whenever he's in public, notes this story in the Houston Chronicle from last year. And visitors to his office in Houston might well leave with a bright pair instead of, say, cuff links. Twitchy rounds up some of the tweets praising today's choice. (Read more George HW Bush stories.)

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