Pocket Squares – The Elusive Perfection

An as-usual sophisticated post by a blogging buddy to the North. He’s answered one of my long-sought questions on pocket square style.

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This post is for you my amigo senor Steve Watkins who wanted to know more about folding pocket squares. Here you go buddy,  I hope you are enjoying your Ecuadorian adventure.

I love this picture. Perfect dimple, perfect pocket square.
I love this picture. Perfect dimple, perfect pocket square.

  • Let me start out first by saying, the four folds discussed in the video above are the only folds I like. I’ve tried all of them, they’re very easy to fold and I think the video does a great job explaining how to do it. I’m not a fan of the really fancy folds I sometimes see men sporting. Keep it simple I say.

My favorite fold is the Traditional, worn very well by style icon Nick Wooster.
My favorite fold is the Traditional, worn very well by style icon Nick Wooster.

  • As a general rule your pocket square should compliment your shirt and tie. But it should never be an exact match to your tie. Never, ever. Never. Ever.

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The pocket square compliments the shirt…

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