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Socks. It’s a Tuesday afternoon in October, and Michael Strahan is deep in thought about socks.
“We can do more of these non-solids in a solid,” says Douglas Raicek, president of the trouser division at Peerless Clothing, as Strahan contemplates a pair of gray socks in his hands. The two are at work developing Strahan’s upcoming men’s fashion line for JCPenney, reviewing a rainbow mountain of socks in a glass-walled Manhattan conference room.
“I think that would be more fashion-forward,” Strahan