The Groom’s Guide – How to Fold a Pocket Square

The Groom’s Guide – How to Fold a Pocket Square

Men are more as likely to be thinking about their style and what they will be wearing as you. Gone are the days when the women would pick out the suits to be hired! In this article we show you a simple way of how to fold a pocket square. This fabulous accessory may be all you need to brighten up a traditional suit and let a bit of personality peek through.

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How to fold a pocket Square

Having to fold a pocket square,or tie a cravat for the first time doesn’t have to be too daunting. Just a quick guide and a practice beforehand and you should be good to go.

Don’t just stuff it in your top pocket any-old-how. James Bond wouldn’t do that.

Grooms Pocket Square

Step One:

Start out by laying the pocket square on a flat surface. So far so good.

Grooms Pocket Square

Step Two:

Fold one corner in so that you get two overlapping triangles (they don’t want to line up exactly, giving you two points at the tip).
Pocket Square 1 2

Step Three:

Fold one side of the triangle into the middle.

Step Four:

Do the same on the opposite side.
Pocket Square 3 4
You could also try a simple “fold in half, fold in half again” for a squared look – make sure the rounded edge is poking out, not the pocket square edges. For a neater look, follow the steps above but make sure the triangle tips like flat on each other in Step Two, so you only have one point.

Grooms pocket square

Finally, once you’re dressed, check your suit, and the other lads. Fluff free? Tie straight? Shoes polished? Then you’re good to go.

Image by Keith Moss Photography

Images by Keith Moss Photography

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Editorial – Kim West

How to fold a pocket square

How to fold a pocket square

How to fold a pocket square

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