Made to Make

Here at Marko John’s we (as you’re probably aware by now!) take socks seriously. We are proud of what we do and for me personally there is a particular joy in the fact that our socks are made by hand by actual, real-live people. Today, most of the things we use in our daily lives […]

Uganda MJs in Uganda

Uganda MJs in action Last summer a World Challenge group from Lawrence Sheriff School spent a month in Uganda.  They all wore Uganda MJs, and took extra pairs with them to give away as thank-you presents. Going on something similar? Please let us know! They kindly sent us some stunning photos of their trip (all […]

Win MJs: predict the Eng v Italy 6 Nations score

Score predictions please! Guess the correct score for this Saturday’s 6 Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham, and win a pair of MJs. As it’s tough to get the score exactly right we’ll also give you a £2 MJs gift voucher if you get the margin right!  For example, if you predict England […]

Six Nations Rugby: predict England v France to win MJs

Score prediction time here at MJs! This Saturday (23rd Feb), England and France play at Twickenham. What do you think the score will be? Fill out a comment below, send us a tweet, or write on our Facebook page. Get it right & we’ll send you a pair of the finest hand-linked British socks for […]

Picnic Chic

February hardly seems the time to talk about picnics. These short, dark days and rain-filled streets make being outside less than jolly. It seems forever since the last summer and daydreams about the beach begin to feel wholly fantastical, as though such days were only ever myth. And that’s exactly why I love seeing the […]

Oxford theatre: Dogs don’t do ballet

Dogs don’t do ballet Marko John’s are the Oxford Socks.  We’re based in Oxford, and are proud to be the official sock supplier to several Oxford University Colleges.  On this, our new blog, we will highlight (and review) events and more from around Oxford.  If you have an event, venue, or restaurant that you’d like […]

Happy Shrove Tuesday!

Love pancakes.  Normally I’m a massive Nutella & Banana fan, but we went old-school this year with lemon & sugar:   Hope you had a great day & enjoyed some tasty pancakes!  If, however, you’re struggling to find the perfect recipe then check out Jamie Oliver’s tweet-able offering: 1 egg, 1 cup self-raising, 1 cup […]

Win a pair of MJs! 6 Nations: #ENGIRE

Predict the England Ireland score to win a pair of MJs Tomorrow (Sat 9th Feb 2013), England play Ireland in the 6 Nations. England will hit this game off the back of an historic victory over the All Blacks, and a convincing Culcutta Cup triumph over Scotland.  But Ireland were strong against Wales, and O’Driscoll […]

Welcome to our new site!

Hello and welcome to the new Marko John’s website!   Thanks so much for stopping by, we hope you like it – as ever, we love hearing from you, so any thoughts or questions about the new layout, please do get in touch.   We have lots of new and exciting MJ’s coming up for you […]