You maybe no stranger to pocket squares, but do you know their true purpose and how to use them properly?

What is pocket square and what is it for?

A handkerchief is a small piece of fabric that is intended for personal hygiene purposes such as wiping one’s hands or face, or blowing one’s nose. Handkerchiefs can be made from a variety of fabrics, but their use suggests that a sturdy, soft, inexpensive fabric is ideal. A man carries his handkerchief in his pants pocket.

This clothing accessory has the power to transform the overall image of men in any formal setting. The pocket square is a handkerchief folded in a particular way and inserted into the left breast pocket of a coat. Therefore the pocket square is for decorative purposes only.

Some ways to fold a pocket square:

The puffed pocket squares
The three peaks
The peacock