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Day 1: Scallop Pocket Square Fold

Scallop Pocket Square

If the 5 classic pocket square folds are a bit too ordinary for you, then here is a fold that will add just the right amount of “new” without being overly flashy or loud. A fantastic fold that is especially well suited for patterned pocket squares in bright summer colors worn with casual sports coats or classic blazers. It is a fold that is best suited for softer squares made from silk. Here are the steps:

Scallop Fold Step-by-Step Instructions:

Scallop Fold Step 1Lay the pocket square flat. Make sure it is free of wrinkles.

Fold a pocket square with the scallopCreate a double fold by folding a part of the lower triangle up, then back down.

the scallop pocket square foldNow fold the backside under so that about 1/2 inch is still showing.

scallop fold step4

Now flip the pocket square over.

scallop fold

Next, fold in one of the ends of the triangle.

scallop pocket square

Do the same with the opposite side.


This is what the completed fold looks like before tugging it into your breast pocket.

finished scallop pocket square fold

Once placed in your breast pocket, it will look like this. That’s all!

One thought on “Day 1: Scallop Pocket Square Fold”

  1. Arati says:

    Your blog has proved extremely interesting and helpful! I was looking at the 7 fold tie pattern post and the link to the instructions does not work – what is the correct link please?

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