Three months ago I purchased 9 pairs of these socks because the ones I had purchased over a year ago (aame ones) were starting to wear out and some developed holes (which I promptly tossed). Imagine my surprise when all of the new ones developed holes in the heels and the toe area within 4-6 weeks !!! The old socks are literally outlasting the new socks. Clearly the quality has gone down. If you don't mind socks that only last 1-3 washes these are your socks. If you want a quality sock...give these a miss.