How to fold a pocket square
If a tie and suit is part of your regular work attire, then there is probably a good chance you are getting a little bored with the same look everyday. Seeking to add a more unique style, you may have probably added a set of brown shoes, brown belt, in addition to French cuffed shirts that are worn with your set of cufflinks. If you are still on the search for more accessories, that are classy and a great way to add your own style to your outfit, then considering wearing a pocket square is a great option. Knowing how to wear a pocket silk will be easy once you read this article. There are also quite a few different ways to fold a hankie, although not only do you have many differentpatterns and colors, and pocket square styles to choose from.
Choosing the right Pocket Square
When choosing a pocket silk, look at the look you are going for. By “look” we mean how formal you want your attire to show up. The most formal are solid color pocket squares produced from shiny silk in colors white, and black. Slightly less formal are solid dark blue, and burgundy red hankies. Least formal yet still very classy, are pocket square with increased color and a lot more designs. A paisley pattern pocket square in burgundyred and green, and navy blue is less will add an extremely elegant-sophisticated touch without appearing too formal.
How to fit your Pocket Square
First, of all, you should only wear a pocket silk in combination with either necktie or bow tie. Wearing one without your neckwwear can look unnatural. Next, look for a color and pattern that accompanies the rest of your outfit. The easiest way to achieve this would be to pick a pocket square that is made of the identical fabric, meaning color and pattern, then this necktie or bow tie. For any pocket square aficionado this might be a tad too boring and somewhat plain looking. The true fashion expert will wear a hankie that has it’s own unique pattern and color, but nevertheless, matches well to the rest of your outfit. Combine colors that are part of the same color family, as a general rule. A pastel tone pocket square inside a light blue color will appear great with neckties which are also in lighter pastel colors including lightpink and orange, and lime green. If you like to use a pocket silk with more pattern, than be sure to vary the pattern size on the pocket square, dressshirt and jacket, along with your necktie.
How you can Fold a Pocket Square
It is essential to match your pocket square fold for the style of pocket square you will end up wearing. A much more formal hankie, for instance a classic solid white one, should be coupled with a much more formal form of fold such as the flat pocket square fold, or also referred to as “presidential fold”. Simply place your hankie on the clean, flat surface. Then fold it in-half to create a rectangular shape. Then fold -in both sides, in order that the pocket square has the width of the breast pocket – that’s it!
The very least formal pocket square fold is the so-called “Puff fold”. Take your pocket silk and place it on the clean flat surface. Then pinch the pocket square on the center with two fingers and buy it. Then, slide the pocket square through your contrary while still pinching the center, and stuff the hankie to your breast pocket. You can do this either with the four corners sticking out of your pocket. Alternatively, by placing them inside. Pick the option you prefer most.