WHAT IS A POCKET SQUARE AND WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?
WHAT IS A POCKET SQUARE?
A pocket square is a finely cut square of printed, plain, or textured cloth that is commonly placed into the breast pocket of a gentleman’s jacket. Traditionally a pocket squares edges are hemmed or hand-rolled. A pocket square can be a fabulous statement accessory that compliments a gentleman’s outfit when the coordination is just right.
THE TREND HISTORY OF THE POCKET SQUARE
The trend of pocket squares as a fashion accessory really started during the 1920s, and continued until the 1960s. During that period, actors such as Fred Astaire and Gary Cooper wore them regularly. The pocket square trend faded but reignited in the late 2000s and is a rapidly growing trend to this day and for the foreseeable future.
WHY DO YOU NEED A POCKET SQUARE?
It is not necessarily a question of whether you need a pocket square but more that you definitely should include one with your outfit. The below reasons are precisely why you should…
It makes you stand out from the crowd and shows that you take care in your appearance. Wearing a pocket square shows how much attention that you pay to detail. A pocket square compliments your outfit and therefore compliments you!
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