I love pocket squares. I really, really do. I think they are the quintessential dapper accessory for any Dandi who wears a suit. Talk about giving your look that extra-extra that most suit wearers take for granted. Plus they still have a practical element that any woman would find extremely gentledandi if ever in need of a tissue.
Now the trick with this is to carry two pocket squares, one for looks or the lady in distress then another, more in the guise of a handkerchief, in your back or inside jacket pocket for yourself. (No germs shared that way)
What color should you choose? I like loud (surprise!) but it still must have some common thread that ties in the weave of my suit jacket, tie and shirt. This is another place besides your tie or socks to have some fun.
How to fold it? Well for one thing please oh please do not try to hard. I wear the version that is styled in the first picture, but a lot of Dandi’s, 007 and the Mad Men crew comes to mind, wear what is known as the Clean Edge. Fold the square in thirds and then in half, place it in your pocket with the edge about a quarter of an inch above. I’m not big on rules so do it whatever style gives you that individual Dandi touch.
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