These are no your ordinary compression socks. The silky soft socks feature a delicate diamond weave pattern for a dressier look. The 15-20 mmHg compression is firm at the ankle and gradually decreases as it goes toward the calf. Compression socks aid in better circulation can relieve leg fatigue. These socks also feature arch support and a non binding top. They are so much more that a pretty pair of socks. Please note: Socks are not able to be returned or refunded if they have been removed from their original packaging.