Pocket squares are popular accessories for men but learning how to fold a pocket square can be tricky. Here’s an easy guide to popular folds.

By Cris Pearlstein
August 06, 2018

Typically when you think of pocket squares, you think back to your childhood when your grandfather would wear one with a dapper suit, right? Maybe the item conjures up images of Old Hollywood and the particular type of glamour that existed back then. More recently though, you might think of your super-stylish husband, brother, or friend who wears pocket squares on any random Saturday night. This is because pocket squares are having a moment, and men of all ages are embracing the small piece of fabric again.

“Pocket squares are more versatile than they get credit for,” says men’s plus-size fashion blogger Ryan Dziadul of Extra Extra Style (go give him a follow @extraextrastyle). “Of course I wear them with blazers, but I like to tuck them into the pockets of overcoats, too.” He adds that pocket squares are a great way to add personality to your look, especially in the sea of navy, black, and grey that is the men’s suiting world. Dziadul is one guy who definitely knows how to fold a pocket square. Here he shares his tips and step-by-step instructions for the most popular pocket square folds. 

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