Start out by laying the pocket square on a flat surface.
Fold one corner in so that you get two overlapping triangles.
Fold one side of the triangle in.
Do the same on the opposite side.
Finally place the pocket square in your jacket’s pocket.
How do you put in a pocket square?
How do you fold a pocket square for a wedding?
Place your unfolded pocket square, face down and on a flat surface. Fold in half again, from left to right, leaving a small gap on the right side. Fold in half from the top to bottom and then fold the bottom up and behind the front and place into your pocket. adjust accordingly.
How do you make a pocket square with 3 points?
Is it OK not to wear a pocket square?
There’s really no occasion where a pocket square would be deemed unnecessary or inappropriate. It’s all about how you style it and work it into your look. If you adjust your fold or your colour for each specific event, your square will always be welcome.
Should I wear a pocket square without a tie?
The short answer is no. Although it might seem like an easy way to coordinate your outfit, matching your pocket square and tie or bow tie is a definite no-no in modern dress.
David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.