How to Properly Wear a Pocket Square

Manton via StyleForum

Ah, the elusive pocket square. So often men absolutely misuse this killer aspect of a suit or just neglect it completely, which can add so much to men's style when used properly. The biggest tip that comes from the piece below is that the pocket square shouldn't match either the tie or jacket, but it should be used more like a slight highlight; however, don't choose a color that's far departed from the tie as well.


Q and Answer: How to Wear A Pocket Square

Aaron writes us to ask: I just started using pocket squares, and am not sure how to wear them best. Do you have any tips? Should they match my tie? How about my shirt? What’s the best way to put them in the pocket?

The guiding principle for pocket squares isn’t too different from the guiding principle on how to dress well in general. You don’t want to look like you didn’t put in any effort (e.g. sweatpants, flip flops, and a dirty t-shirt), but you also don’t want to look like you put in too much effort (e.g. looking like you stepped out of a fashion spread). Read More

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