VR Original SuperFit

The VR Original SuperFit gets its name from the incredible stretch properties of the fabrics used which make the sock a great fit for many shapes and sizes. This versatile UK Class 1 sock is great for long-haul travel, rehabilitation from injury, daywear, sports recovery etc.


For greater accuracy, enter your measurements under the 'My Measurements' size option to have one of our advisors size you.

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One of our most popular socks - it has been designed for a multitude of uses.

They help reduce the risk of DVT, reduce swelling and fatigue. The socks are made on medical grade machinery and contain 16-18mmHg medical grade compression and go through a strict testing and validation process (gctech).

The socks are made with high-grade polyamide and elastane - with additional antibacterials and wicking agents for additional comfort. This makes them easy to wear, durable and far more comfortable than a standard hospital compression sock.

The fine yet durable materials mean the socks can be worn on their own or underneath your regular socks. This allows them to be used in a range of activities including long-haul travel.

The stretch capability of the fabrics used make these socks easier to put on and more adaptable in times of swelling. They are really comfortable and come in a great variety of colours.

Fabric Composition: 85% Polyamide, 15% Elastane.


Reviews

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2031-07-13

Great during pregnancy

i've worn these socks on a long haul flight and my legs and ankles were not swollen one bit. I'm 18 weeks pregnant with a varicose vein and find the socks also work brilliant on a daily basis. I've bought several pairs!

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2030-08-13

Very comfortable

These socks arrived very quickly, have to admit when I first got them out of the packet I thought they were never going to fit but they did and are very comfortable, I haven't flown yet but have worn them around the house and am very pleased with them. Will buy more and recommended them and your company. Thank you.

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2029-03-13

First experience

I have purchased socks in anticipation of flights to Australia to visit my family.

I found that the advice, support and information on both the website and 'phone was helpful and professional. My questions were answered promptly and courteously.

I have already passed the VitalActive link on to my family and friends.

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    2028-02-13

    Original Super Fit

    My measurements were outside those on the standard chart and had to call for further advice. The advice I received was very professional whilst being friendly and non-judgemental. The socks themselves, whilst tricky to put on, were well worth the effort and money. No more swollen ankles and feet for me after flying. Would recommend these to anyone. Thank you so much.

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      2027-04-13

      VR - Original Super-Fit

      Bought these to help with a swollen calf and ankle caused by varicose veins. They have made my leg look and feel normal again. Comfortable to wear and thin enough to wear under my normal sock. Seems to be a top quality product and well worth the money.

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        2027-02-13

        VR - Original Super-Fit

        Took a while to review these as I wanted to give my opinion after wearing them as opposed to receiving them.

        They were very hard to put on at first, as they were so tight, but now, they're very comfortable. I suppose I'd got used to my old hospital socks, that after about 10+ years were getting loose, and forgot how tight new one's were.

        Delivery was very quick. Received mine in a few days from order.

        Overall, yes, I would recommend this company & this product.

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          2027-01-13

          Feedback on Vital Active Sock

          I'm really please with these socks. The services was excellent, indeed I even received a call to discuss my original order (i.e. based on my measurements), which resulted in a change in socks that I received. The socks themselves have relieved the ankle and calf swelling I usually get when sat on flights or in all-day meetings, and I'm planning to order more.

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            2026-02-13

            VR Original fit

            Very comfortable, nice material.

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              2025-07-13

              flight

              Have just made my fifth purchase and as always am delighted. Am about to make another.

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                2025-04-13

                Long haul relief

                I wore the compression socks on a flight to the states together with the day before and they prevented my legs from the normal swelling. I'm thinking I could do with more pairs as they are excellent

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                  2025-02-13

                  QUALITY SREVICE AND PRODUCT

                  Ordered a pair of socks for my husband who has damage to one of his ankles causing swelling. I ordered a different type and received a call from a gentleman who asked a few questions regarding the use and who would be using them and was advised that the type ordered would probably not be the best. I was very impressed as this saved me buying yet another pair which were to difficult for my husband to get over his rather large calves. I am now about to order another 2 pair as he is so very impressed with the service and the comfort of these socks.

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                    2024-06-13

                    How to feel better.

                    It was with interest that I tried your Compression socks. I first bought some from Boots the Pharmacey. I found that one size fits all which is their approach didn't suit me. Your initial 2 pairs were so good I purchased 3 more.

                    I find from your product I feel in myself so much better,sleep better,more energy,in fact I wish I had known about you years ago. Thank you.

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                      2024-01-13

                      Bar original super fit, navy

                      After buying and using some "Off the shelf" flights socks, they bring back bad memories on a trip to Oz. We had to remove them in the end as they were so tight behind the knee we thought they would cause more harm than good.

                      I have been advised again by a consultant that it would be a good idea on another trip to Oz in a few weeks to wear them for ankle swelling I always get when flying.

                      So, I did research and stumbled across this website which I am very impressed with. I have picked the original super fit socks purely because they were the only ones I could have in navy. (I want to co-ordinate)! They did seem a bit expensive to me at

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                        2023-02-13

                        VR Original Super-Fit

                        After purchasing these socks for my husband he had such good results I decided to buy some for myself. Even with the hot weather they are still comfortable to wear and my feet and ankles are much less swollen.

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                          2023-01-13

                          VR Super Fit

                          Just back from Oz trip. These socks were so comfortable I was unaware I had them on. Just the job. I have long thin legs (a la Peter Crouch) and the fitting advice I received at the telephone was invaluable. Whoopeeee!

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                            2022-08-13

                            excellent

                            Excellent service, next day delivery ,so good ordered 2 pairs.

                            will order more .

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                              2022-05-13

                              They feel ok.

                              This is my first pair of flight socks, bought to wear on a 12hr flight. I chose them because they offered different calf sizes. I have tried them on but not worn them for any length of time. They fit well, although it was difficult to open them up enough to pull them over my foot. If my arthritis was worse I don't know if I could have pulled them on. I have deducted one star because the seam round the toe is a little uncomfortable.

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                                2022-04-13

                                Great service fantastic product

                                Found this company I live as my wife needed compression socks they have some many to choose from and the advice I got on the phone was fantastic these guys know their stuff there are a few companies to choose from but I will only use these guys. Fantastic choice, expert advise and super quick service

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                                  2022-02-13

                                  Excellent products and service

                                  Bought some socks a few years ago for use whilst flying but ended up using them recently for when I'm driving on long trips. Very good socks which ensure ones ankles don't get swollen. More impressive though was the service. I ordered a different type and had a call from someone who posed me a few questions and recommended I stuck with these ones. If only bigger companies cared about their customers health as much as this one we would have much more confidence in buying online.

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                                    2021-12-12

                                    A huge thank you

                                    Dear Compression Advisory,



                                    I would like to say a huge thank you for your help in supplying very satisfactory compression socks.

                                    When a leg ulcer was diagnosed, compression socks were prescribed as a method of reducing the risk of further ulcers in the future.

                                    Having found your website, I was very impressed with the range of colours and types of sock available.



                                    Barrington was extremely helpful in identifying the most suitable range and I have been thoroughly impressed and worn the VR gctech socks on a daily basis ever since.



                                    As a member of the clergy, I was particularly pleased that I could buy socks to match the liturgical seasons of the church.

                                    So my green socks for Ordinary time and red for special saints days, the socks keep me standing at the font and the graveside and are a valuable talking point in the parish.



                                    I look forward to ordering some purple socks for Advent!



                                    Thank you very much and kind regards.



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                                      2021-07-13

                                      Compression socks

                                      Having just been discharged from hospital after total knee replacement surgery the hospital stockings were so uncomfortable that I was considering not wearing them. Then I found your product on the internet. The customer service was excellent, actually talking to someone who took measurements to ensure the right size etc. Having determined which product was for me I was pleasantly surprised when my new compression socks arrived the next day. I cannot express how happy I was to have a comfortable pair of socks where my toes were not sticking out of the bottom. In fact I was so impressed that I ordered more and now have 5 pairs. I would highly recommend these and am delighted that I found them.

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                                        2021-06-13

                                        Needed after surgery

                                        I Needed to fly very soon after foot surgery. With swelling and pain I was dreading finding flight socks! I read about the specific sizes and reviews on Vital Active and was convinced they were worth trying. Order placed - customer service fantastic - socks arrived the very next morning. Perfect fit for my super sized ankles ! Good amount of compression in the right places making them a very comfortable wear ! Highly recommended

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                                          2021-02-13

                                          Love them!

                                          Great quality and certainly help swelling after my blood clot. Thank you

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                                            2020-12-12

                                            Having recently been diagnosed with stasis dermatitis, the main issue being a hugely swollen and heavy right leg, working as a bus driver and even getting about was becoming increasingly painful and difficult. Your compression socks have been a godsend. After a day or two you don't even realise you're wearing them. Can't recommend them enough.

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                                              2020-08-13

                                              Excellent Product

                                              Excellent product and very comfortable to wear.

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                                                2020-05-13

                                                Excellent

                                                Just the job! I now have four pairs to wear, which, by using daily, give my legs wonderful support and stop the knee pain that, until I used them, was constant.

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                                                  2020-02-13

                                                  Comfortable and reduced swelling!

                                                  I purchased these as I was advised to find a good quality pair of travel socks for a 4 hour flight. I'd had varicose vein surgery 10 years ago and it had left me with a swollen foot, ankle and leg, and 'leaky veins.' I 'trialled ' them on a long car journey this weekend and couldn't believe how comfortable they were. I wore them all day and that evening, my foot and ankle were a much more 'normal' size. I shall definitely be buying more!

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                                                    2020-01-13

                                                    Good price, excellent value.

                                                    These are high quality compression socks, enter your details and within a few days they arrive, what could be better.

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                                                      2019-12-12

                                                      Thank you

                                                      To Jonathan, Customer Support at Compression Advisory. Thank you for all your help and prompt attention. The socks have arrived safely. Your firm is one of the best I've ever dealt with. I thank the day I found your advertisement in the Guardian. The socks have been a tremendous help.

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                                                        2019-07-13

                                                        Seams

                                                        Great service super product apart from the toe seam, which are bulky and

                                                        uncomfortable in your shoes. What a shame.

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                                                          2019-02-13

                                                          Excellent

                                                          Great quality and certainly help swelling after my bloody clot. Thank you

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                                                            2019-01-13

                                                            Great product and service

                                                            I'm really impressed with the quick service I received - ordered one afternoon and the socks arrived the next morning. I'd looked at the size guide, but decided in the end just to put in my measurements on the order. Just as well, because the socks I received were a different size to the ones I would have picked! I bought them for flying long haul - I've only worn them for a shot rime at home to test them out but they are super comfy and look like they'll last a good while. Overall I'm really impressed with the product and service and look forward to wearing them when flying long haul on Friday!

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                                                              2018-07-13

                                                              Seams

                                                              Service great, sock excellent apart from the toe seams being badly finished

                                                              and very bulky in your shoe. a bit uncomfortable.

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                                                                2017-07-13

                                                                rehabilitation sock for torn calf

                                                                Clear, simple instructions made ordering a made to measure sock easy. Socks fitted well and we're delivered quickly. Very pleased with my purchase.

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                                                                  2017-06-13

                                                                  flight socks

                                                                  I haven't worn them yet but tried them on for size, they fit perfect,not too tight but you know you have them on. I ordered these because I have large legs and ordinary ones just don't fit, so it was nice to find someone who makes them for larger people. I have a long flight to Japan in the summer so hopefully they will be fine. I will be ordering some for my daughter when she gets home from uni, I just need to measure her up. Thank you

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                                                                    2017-01-09

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                                                                      2016-06-25

                                                                      Brilliant

                                                                      I bought these following a call from Emma who thought these would fit me better than the ones i had ordered due to my measurements
                                                                      They were absolutely brilliant & i didn't suffer the swollen feet/ankles that i usually do after a flight
                                                                      Would definitely recommend

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                                                                        2016-04-28

                                                                        Lois

                                                                        For a long time I have searched for something to help with my arthritic ankles which are so painful. I have over many years tried all kinds of stockings and supports.
                                                                        I rang asked advice on "type" and size and which socks may be suitable.
                                                                        I was recommended VR Original SuperFit.
                                                                        Advice was great, service fantastic as is the product. Tried out, they are so comfortable and supportive, and help my problems.

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                                                                          2016-02-13

                                                                          VR-Original Super-Fit

                                                                          I purchase these socks for my husband as he had been advised by hospital consultant to use 'flight socks'. He has very fragile skin and the ones available from the chemist were too rough and difficult to put on. He thinks these are brilliant and extremely comfortable causing him no problems at all and reducing the swelling in his legs and feet as promised. The service is excellent and very supportive.

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                                                                            2016-01-28

                                                                            very comfortable

                                                                            these socks are so comfortable ,having bought different travel socks before and not been happy , these are so much better also excellent customer service and advice over the phone was excellent thank you.

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                                                                              2016-01-18

                                                                              VR Original Superfit

                                                                              Purchased these for a long haul flight and after 20+ hours of wear my legs felt great so much so I am going to purchase some for daywear. Delivery was very quick

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                                                                                2015-12-13

                                                                                Helpful pattern

                                                                                Comfortable and stylish. The pattern lines help you to line the socks up properly.

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                                                                                  2015-12-12

                                                                                  Phil Jarrett

                                                                                  I'm recovering from a DVT but was finding the swelling wasn't going down so I rang Vitalactive and received excellent advise on sock requirements and selection as well as information on my condition and how the socks would help. The sizing provides accurate fit and comfort and although I'm just received them (next day delivery) they are very comfortable and will hopefully do the job. Can't recommend the service enough. Thank you.

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                                                                                    2015-12-12

                                                                                    They are what they say they are

                                                                                    A comfortable flight sock that is easy to put on and with a good length. Highly recommended.

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                                                                                      2015-06-13

                                                                                      Original Super Fit socks

                                                                                      Very comfortable for ordinary daily wear. I am still in acute stage of a DVT so wear them alongside the Pro Plus as I am a physically active person. I recommend the advice that this company give if you have questions to ask. Quick delivery and quick response to questions. Very professional.

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                                                                                        2014-06-13

                                                                                        Original Fit socks

                                                                                        Very comfortable for ordinary daily wear. I am still in acute stage of a DVT so wear them alongside the Pro Plus as I am a physically active person. I recommend the advice that this company give if you have questions to ask. Quick delivery and quick response to questions. Very professional.

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                                                                                          2014-04-13

                                                                                          Excellent product

                                                                                          I wear there socks every day and they are great for stopping my legs and ankles swelling. It's good to come home after long shift on my feet and and my legs and ankles feel normal. Well Done Vital Active!

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                                                                                            2013-12-12

                                                                                            Comfortable and supporting

                                                                                            I was looking for a pair of socks to be used for a long haul flight, found this web site and discussed with Barrington. I am a size 16 shoe so cannot buy 'off the shelf', he advised size S3 would be sufficient. I bought one pair and they are very comfortable although supportive at the same time, very pleased with these.

                                                                                            I have now ordered another pair for myself and a pair for my wife.

                                                                                            If you need a good supportive compression sock then look no further, I can fully recommend these.

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                                                                                              2013-05-13

                                                                                              VR - Original Super Fit

                                                                                              In retirement I drive lorries and find my ankles swell by end of day due to long periods of inactivity. These socks seem to have cured the problem.

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                                                                                                2013-04-13

                                                                                                Excellent product

                                                                                                I wear there socks every day and they are great for stopping my legs and ankles swelling. It's good to come home after long shift on my feet and and my legs and ankles feel normal. Well Done Vital Active!

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                                                                                                  2012-01-13

                                                                                                  Very Pleased

                                                                                                  Bought these together with a pair of VR City. Theses are equally comfortable and a bit thinner so can be worn inside another sock. Fit well was really happy with the fitting advice that I was given.

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                                                                                                    2011-05-13

                                                                                                    Excellent service...

                                                                                                    Very pleased with my purchase...good fit...I will defiantly be buying again as there is so much choice of colours.

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                                                                                                      2011-02-13

                                                                                                      VR Original Super -Fit

                                                                                                      Having felt the benefit of a pair of Performa for golf I got these for my job which involves a lot of sitting down and driving and they seem to be giving me more spring in my step.

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                                                                                                        2009-07-13

                                                                                                        Great Product great customer service

                                                                                                        Could not believe the excellent customer service and rapid delivery

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                                                                                                          2008-08-13

                                                                                                          My favorite socks

                                                                                                          These socks are my favorites, and I've tried several other brands. In fact, I just threw the others out! These are very effective against swelling and leg fatigue, and now they come in colors, which is great. They are also much easier to put on than other brands. I wear these every day, with VR ProPlus Recovery when I need something extra. A great, useful product.

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                                                                                                            2007-03-13

                                                                                                            VR - Original Super-Fit

                                                                                                            As Clare above, my measurements were outside those on the standard chart and had to call for further advice. I bought two pairs of the recommended socks and didn't seem able to get them on. I called to query the size and after a further check was told that the size sent was correct. There was also a link sent tome for U Tube which showed how to correctly put the socks on. I then managed to put them on and they are very comfortable. Suggest maybe the company encloses simplified instructions to put the socks on.

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                                                                                                              2006-07-13

                                                                                                              Good product

                                                                                                              Customer service was beyond all expectations!

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                                                                                                                2006-03-13

                                                                                                                compression socks

                                                                                                                I bought these for a long haul flight to Japan. It was my first experience of compression flight socks. I normally suffer from swollen feet/legs. The socks worked a treat. Yes, they were tight to put on but that's the whole point. I also put them over my short socks, but they were fine. Beautiful green colour looked great! Fast, efficient delivery. Would definately recommend.

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                                                                                                                  2005-08-13

                                                                                                                  The ideal compression sock

                                                                                                                  These are excellent compression socks, thin but holding your leg tightly but comfortably. Best of all, they come in a selection of colours, no more boring black.

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                                                                                                                    2005-05-13

                                                                                                                    VR Oiginal Superfit

                                                                                                                    My husband wears these all the time. Had appointment with the dermatologist 2 weeks ago she was very impressed by the improvement in his legs and the look and feel of the socks. Highly recommend them.

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                                                                                                                      2004-09-13

                                                                                                                      Have found the ideal company for my stockings

                                                                                                                      My legs feel so much better. The socks fitted perfectly. Thank you

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                                                                                                                        2004-05-13

                                                                                                                        VR Oiginal Superfit

                                                                                                                        My husband wears these all the time. Had appointment with the dermatologist 2 weeks ago she was very impressed by the improvement in his legs and the look and feel of the socks. Highly recommend them.

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                                                                                                                          2004-04-13

                                                                                                                          Perfect

                                                                                                                          I needed these for a long haul flight. I have bought other flight socks in the past but have found them too tight at the knee which troubled me. These gave good support exactly where you needed them to but were comfortable at the knee. I wore them for the whole 23 hr journey and was comfortable the whole time. Having them made to measure made all the difference. Well worth the money for the comfort and peace of mind

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                                                                                                                            2003-04-13

                                                                                                                            Original Superfit

                                                                                                                            These give excellent compression and are great for everyday wear with trousers. However, If your legs are going to be seen and you want to appear 'normal' for special occasions, then I would choose the Clara 140. I must say that VitalActive are great at working out the size you need from the measurements you give them.

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                                                                                                                              2003-02-13

                                                                                                                              Very pleased

                                                                                                                              I have used these socks for years. They are comfortable, non-binding, very supportive and _much_ easier to put on than the heavy off-the-shelf travel socks sold elsewhere. They are worth the price. The color selection is very welcome, too!

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                                                                                                                                2002-08-13

                                                                                                                                VR Original Super-Fit

                                                                                                                                Pleased with the socks and the order and delivery process. Will be making further order shortly.

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                                                                                                                                  2001-06-13

                                                                                                                                  Comfortable on a long haul flight

                                                                                                                                  I wore these on flights between the UK and New Zealand. Considering that on our return journey I wore them for over 30 hours, they were far more comfortable than any other pair of compression socks that I've had before and didn't feel tight round my ankles. The only negative was the rather large seam around the toes which was a bit hard & prominent. Hopefully this will flatten with use.

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                                                                                                                                    2001-03-13

                                                                                                                                    Great range and customer service

                                                                                                                                    I recently contacted vital active by telephone for information about their socks. The person I spoke to was most helpful and asked the reason I wanted the socks, so I explained to him that I recently had heart surgery and would be travelling to Thailand in November and that I have oedema. His advice was excellent, he obviously knew his subject and advised me on what to buy. Now I have NHS support socks standard black issue, but I can hardly go to the beach with shorts and black socks !! I can already hear the cries of expat regulars shouting NHS NHS ! So for my trip I shall be acquiring a couple of pairs of socks which should go well with my khaki shorts. In the mean time I am wearing around the house a nice red pair of vr original superfit, which arrived quickly by free post. Today I ordered a pair of Oxford socks in subtle hooped colours.

                                                                                                                                    I can heartily endorse the excellent range of support socks and the help given to me on the telephone by the staff.

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                                                                                                                                    2001-01-13

                                                                                                                                    I love them!

                                                                                                                                    I love these socks. I'm reassured that they're going to fit by the wonderful My Measurements section and they fit better than ones I was fitted for in the chemist.



                                                                                                                                    I would recommend them to anyone. They're comfortable, stylish, affordable and last better than what I was prescribed.

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                                                                                                                                      VR Original SuperFit

                                                                                                                                      VR Original SuperFit

                                                                                                                                      The VR Original SuperFit gets its name from the incredible stretch properties of the fabrics used which make the sock a great fit for many shapes and sizes. This versatile UK Class 1 sock is great for long-haul travel, rehabilitation from injury, daywear, sports recovery etc.


                                                                                                                                      For greater accuracy, enter your measurements under the 'My Measurements' size option to have one of our advisors size you.