It's very rare for a fashion item with as much personality as Nic Harry Socks to be seen anywhere near The White House, let alone on the actual grounds. The Checkerboard Socks AKA the ones that went to The White House One of our very loyal fans snapped a picture of The Checkerboard Socks strolling through The White House. If you look at the photo above you'll see the socks in the foreground and the West Wing right there in the background. Next step - Getting President Obama to wear a pair of our socks. But not President Trump. Never.