How to rock pocket squares

Many people will assume that pocket squares are only to be used for those extremely formal occasions, but this isn’t really true anymore.

How to fold pocket squares

There are a lot of different ways to fold your pocket squares and the way you choose to fold it could impact your look completely. Getting this bit right is an important step to achieving the perfect look. Use this video to learn the different ways of folding your pocket square, and then take some time to practice the types of folds.

Occasions for pocket squares

Now you know how to fold your pocket square let’s look at occasions that will allow you to rock the pocket square once and for all.

You’ll be glad to hear that pocket squares are no longer considered highly formal attire. In fact it isn’t uncommon to see people styling them in an everyday smart casual fashion. Here is an example of this:

The picture featured above shows a man is semi casual clothing but with a sophisticated blazer. He has incorporated a pocket square in the appropriate colours for his outfit and in turn creating a casual yet smart look.

How to achieve this look

To get looking this stylish, the key is layering. If you have fruitful coordinated layers then the pocket square won’t stand out. The aim is to use the pocket square as a layer, not a focal point.

This way you can use it as a stylish element without making it look like you’re off to a wedding.

Bring your outfit to life with fun patterns and colours that match the scheme of the clothing you are wearing. This style is on the way in and by getting in on the trend early you will be ultimately cool.

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Written by Karl Peters

Karl is a university graduate with years of experience in casual writing and freelance services. Always up to date on the latest trends and working hard to bring these trends to the forefront of the public eye. Lover of beer, dogs and cars and dedicated to being the best bachelor bro.