How to Fold a Pocket Square November 07 2013

The Presidential or Newsman

Instructions:
  1. Lay the pocket square on a flat and clean surface as if it were a piece of paper.
  2. Fold the pocket square in half.
  3. Fold up the bottom just short of it meeting the top.  This is dependent on how deep your pocket is.
  4. Now tuck it into your pocket.

The One-Point

Instructions:

  1. Lay the pocket square flat with one corner facing up and one corner facing down.
  2. Fold one corner in so that you get two overlapping triangles.
  3. Fold one side of the triangle in.
  4. Do the same on the opposite side.
  5. Place in your jacket pocket with the point up.

The Two-Point

Instructions:
  1. Lay the pocket square flat with one corner facing up and one corner facing down.
  2. Fold the bottom corner up and just to the left of the top corner.
  3. Fold the left side in towards the right.
  4. Fold the right side in towards the left.
  5. Tuck as needed and place in your jacket pocket.

The Three-Point or Crown

Instructions:
  1. Lay the pocket square flat with one corner facing up and one corner facing down.
  2. Fold the bottom corner up just to the left of the top.
  3. To Fold the left side towards the right, and up to the right of the "middle peak".
  4. Fold the right side and straight across to the left.
  5. Tuck as needed and place in your jacket pocket.

The Casual or Puff 

Instructions:

  1. Lay the pocket square flat.
  2. As you pick up the Pocket Square from the middle, tuck the sides in.
  3. Hold the pocket square firmly with one hand, while using your other hand to gently gather it closed.
  4. Flip the pocket square upside down.
  5. Tuck as needed and place in your jacket pocket.  This fold should not be over-analyzed -- it needs to look casual and haphazard.

 

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