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They are nearly always white and are very long. They are usually worn below the knee, and are held up with a special adhesive called "socks glue" or "sock touch." They are similar in appearance to leg warmers.
Some lower secondary school (junior high school) girls and upper secondary school (senior high school) girls like wearing loose socks together with their school uniforms. Some schools don't allow wearing loose socks at school so girls from these schools will often change into loose socks and wear them outside the school campus. The trend has also spread to some elementary school students.
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