I would like to find out if we have to first do a complete ablution before putting on socks to be worn for one whole day and not taking it off for the next ablution?
Wa alaykum salam wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuHu,
A prerequisite of wiping over one's footgear (ar: khuffayn) is that they are put on after one has purified. This would include putting them on after having performed a complete ablution. (Tuhfat al-Muhtaj 1/242)
And Allah knows best.
Answered by: Yaqub Abdurrahman