The Guy’s Guide to Folding a Pocket Square

Suiting up is inevitable. It’s going to happen sooner or later, and the number one rule is to always look good in it. The pocket square is a proud and ancient tradition which only the gentlemen are keeping alive. That’s good. Here’s your very own guide to the most stylish pocket square fold out there.


Fancy pocket squares are for those who try too hard to impress. Keep it simple and keep it eloquent. Those are the only rules when it comes to pocket squares. To pull off the simple yet stylish rules we suggest you master the presidential fold – it’s the only fold you’ll ever need. Let’s get started.

1. Lay the pocket square on a flat and clean surface.

2. Fold the pocket square in half.


3. Fold one side up. How much of the pocket square you fold in is depending on how deep your jacket’s pocket is.


4. Tug the folded pocket square into your breast pocket so that about 1/4 of an inch is visible.


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