The handkerchief can actually be traced back as far as the ancient Greeks, English and French noblemen, often credited to King Richard II of England. In preserved documents, he was known to carry a square piece of cloth to wipe his nose. By the 20th century, the pocket square became widely used as a male fashion accessory with jackets, suits and vests.
Over history the art of folding and pocketing a square has evolved in so many unique ways, however, here are three classic ways we particularly appreciate:
Again, folding pocket squares is an art that has evolved for over a century. There are many ways to style and achieve the look successfully. Here’s some inspiration! Which looks best on you?
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