NEWS

MERGE4 Socks Featured in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2
PRESS RELEASE FROM MERGE4. September 9, 2020. For Immediate Release. The brand new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 has arrived, and skaters will be dropping in wearing MERGE4 socks. In addition to a fleet of new customizations in...
Santa Cruz Works + MERGE4: Don't Kill Grandma
Check out the recording from the "Don't Kill Grandma" event MERGE4 took part in last week! The SCCBC - Santa Cruz County Business Council partnered with Santa Cruz Works and the Small Business Development Center at Cabrillo College to host a special, virtual town hall aimed specifically at...
MERGE4 Releases Thunderbirds! Socks
PRESS RELEASES | Published Jul 2, 2020 MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Dennis Hall and David Lobenberg, honoring men and women who serve in the military, veterans and their families. Stars and rockets ablaze, MERGE4’s new Thunderbirds!...
MERGE4 Releases New Sock Collection with KISS
  If you thought you were done expecting the unexpected from MERGE4, think again! MERGE4 is releasing five devastatingly epic designs featuring—the hottest band in the world, KISS! Not only are these the best thing to ever happen to your...
MERGE4 Releases DEVO Collaboration Socks
PRESS RELEASES | Published Mar 30, 2020 MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with pioneering new wave music group, DEVO. MERGE4’s two new mind bending Devo socks, “Obsesso” and “Energy Dome”, feature a self-adjusting welt cuff, elastic arch support...
COVID-19: A note from our CEO
Dear MERGE4 family, Our hearts go out to all those affected by COVID-19, both directly and indirectly. The health and wellbeing of our customers, our internal team and community are our top priorities and we are working on ways to...
Collaborator Spotlight: Dirk Vermin
This week we’re shining the spotlight on our badass tattoo artist and reality TV star collaborator, Dirk Vermin! Dirk’s artwork embodies all things vintage pinup and traditional tattoo-style art.   Life doesn’t exactly suck when you live in Las Vegas,...
MERGE4 Partners with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam
MERGE4 is proud to welcome Pearl Jam co-founder, Jeff Ament to their growing family of collaborators. As part of this new partnership, the Santa Cruz-based sock company has released a custom crew sock benefiting Ament’s nonprofit, Montana Pool Service Foundation.In addition...
MERGE4 Collaborates with New Deal Skateboards
PRESS RELEASES | Published Feb 3, 2020 MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with New Deal Skateboards in conjunction with their 30th Anniversary. MERGE4 has released three collaborative socks with graphics from the iconic early 90’s skate brand. The three...
Guy Kawasaki Joins MERGE4 as Official Brand Ambassador
MERGE4 is pleased to welcome Guy Kawasaki to their team as an official brand ambassador. Guy is a noted entrepreneur, writer, and speaker and currently serves as Chief Evangelist of Canva, and as an executive fellow of Haas Business School...
MERGE4 Launches Line of REPREVE® Recycled Plastic Bottle Socks
PRESS RELEASE FROM MERGE4. January 8, 2020. For Immediate Release.   MERGE4 has launched their new line of REPREVE® socks, made from recycled polyester. Each pair of the brand’s newly released crew-style socks is made from the equivalent of two...
Holiday 2019 Collection has arrived!
MERGE4’s Holiday Collection is finally here and we couldn’t be more stoked! New styles from Caia Koopman, Taylor Reinhold, Bad Otis Link and many more have graced the MERGE4 lineup just in time for the holiday season. Check out some...
Press Release: MERGE4 Releases Endless Summer Sock
PRESS RELEASE FROM MERGE4. November 22, 2019. For Immediate Release. MERGE4 is pleased to unveil their latest addition to their collection of officially-licensed socks – the Endless Summer sock. Featuring the 1964 surf film’s iconic poster image, these high performance...
Custom Socks with MERGE4
From punk rock bands to trailblazing tech companies, we've created custom socks for a range of clients to help them stand out from the crowd at events, conferences, festivals and more. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through everything...
MERGE4 Partners with San Diego Zoo Global
  MERGE4 is excited to announce a new partnership with San Diego Zoo Global. The Santa Cruz-based sock brand is joining the fight to end extinction by donating a portion of proceeds from three animal-themed sock designs to the San...
Halloween socks have landed!
It’s officially spooky season and MERGE4 has just released new Halloween-inspired styles to keep your sock game on point this Halloween. Whether you’re navigating haunted houses, trick-or-treating with your littles, or binging on horror films and candy corn, we’ve got...
Collaborator Spotlight: Jimbo Phillips
We’re shining the spotlight on one of our original collaborators: the legendary Jimbo Phillips! Jimbo hails from Santa Cruz, California (like us!) with bold, eye-catching illustrations that have long saturated the skate, surf and rock worlds. Jimbo was one of...
Santa Cruz Works: Skaters, Rockers and Socks: Cindi Busenhart of MERGE4
Legendary skateboarder Steve Caballero and Merge4 founder Cindi Busenhart Cindi Busenhart of MERGE4, a Santa Cruz-based sock company that is pushing the envelope in the apparel industry in at least two ways, refers to her team of collaborators—which includes rock...
Press Release: MERGE4 Collaborates with Gene Simmons
PRESS RELEASE FROM MERGE4 July 19, 2019. For Immediate Release. MERGE4 is pleased to announce a new collaboration with rock legend, Gene Simmons. The capsule collection features performance-quality graphic socks designed with the KISS co-founder. The MERGE4 Gene Simmons collection...
Press Release: MERGE4 Releases A Custom Sock Benefiting Bradley’s House
PRESS RELEASE FROM MERGE4. July 5, 2019. For Immediate Release. MERGE4 is proud to announce their partnership with The Nowell Family Foundation and the release of a custom sock benefiting Bradley’s House – an addiction recovery center inspired by late...
Press Release: MERGE4 Partners with Christian Hosoi
Press Release from MERGE4. July 11, 2019. For Immediate Release. MERGE4 is proud to welcome legendary professional skateboarder, Christian Hosoi, to their family of collaborators. As part of the collaboration, the Santa Cruz-based sock company has released two custom socks...