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Day 5: Four Point Crown Pocket Square Fold

4PointCrown pocket square fold

The 4-point crown fold blends elegance with eccentric. It is a perfect fold for all solid colored pocket squares, especially those made from fine silk. It looks excellent when added to double breasted blazers, full suits, or even formal tuxedos. Here is how you create this fold:

4PointCrown foldLay the pocket square flat.

4PointCrown pocket square foldNow fold one corner up to create two overlapping triangles.

Four Point Crown FoldFold in one side to create the 3rd point that will be showing.

Four Point Crown Pocket Square FoldNext, fold over the opposite side. This creates the 4th point and the crown is complete.

Four Point Crown Pocket SquareThis is what the 4-point crown fold looks like when complete before tugging it into your breast pocket.

4PointCrown Folding Pocket SquaresLastly tug the pocket square into your breast pocket so that all 4 points are showing. That’s all!

Day 3: Presidential Pocket Square Fold

Presidential Pocket Square Fold

Yesterday I featured a more exotic fold called the “Mountain Path” fold, and today I decided to feature one of the most classic and elegant ways to wear your pocket square. I am talking about the so-called “Presidential Fold” – a fold that made especially famous by JFK. It is sometimes also called “flat fold”. It is a perfect fold for solid colored pocket squares. It looks nice with classic suit as well as tux. It is my go to fold when wearing a solid pocket square. Above I am wearing a white linen pocket square with red bordering. Here is how to create this fold:

Presidential FoldLay your pocket squares flat. Make sure it is free of wrinkles.

Presidential Pocket Square FoldFold one side over at the center to create a long shaped rectangle.

Presidential Pocket SquareNow fold the long side over so that it ends about a 1/2″ short of the other side.

Presidential Flat Pocket Square FoldNow tug the pocket square into your breast pocket so that only a quarter to half inch are showing.