How to combine a pocket square in a suit

Men can also combine the pocket square in different ways.

Nowadays, the tie is already accepted in our country, however, it is not happening the same with the pocket square, for this reason, we should not abandon it or leave it aside. The use of the pocket square is not only an accessory but requires a personality for whoever decides to incorporate it into their outfit.

Usually, the handkerchief should be put in the pocket of the suit and leaving two or three centimetres to stand out.

Currently, there are different ways to fold the pocket square that has been changing over the years. The combination varies depending on the style and environment in which you are at that moment.

Formal pocket square

The handkerchief is usually smooth with sober colors and is placed with a classical double in a square shape.

Steps to follow to fold the handkerchief:

  • We extend the handkerchief in square shape.
  • We fold the handkerchief in half from left to right.
  • We fold a third of the handkerchief from left to right.
  • We make the same operation from right to left above the previous fold. 
  • We fold the rectangle in half, from bottom to top.
  • Finally, we put the handkerchief in the pocket of the suit.
Pañuelo de bolsillo formal combinado con traje

Casual pocket handkerchief

It is that handkerchief with patterned textures and striking colors and it is the opposite of the classic double.

Steps to follow to fold the handkerchief:

  • We extend the handkerchief.
  • We take the center of the handkerchief and hold it with the index finger and thumb. 
  • With the other hand, we pick up the hanging ends and fold them up.
  • We hold the central part and the ends at the same time achieving a puffed shape.
  • Finally, we put the handkerchief in the pocket and give it the desired shape.
Pañuelo de bolsillo casual para combinar con el traje

Pocket square for suit combined with tie

Normally the same color tone is used for the tie with the handkerchief.

Steps to follow to fold the handkerchief:

  • We extend the pocket square on a smooth surface.
  • We take the center of the pocket square with our fingers and lift it.
  • We slide the handkerchief through the other hand in such a way that the four ends hang evenly.
  • We slide the handkerchief through the other hand in such a way that the four ends hang evenly.
  • We fold the tips to shorten the size of the fold.
Pañuelo de bolsillo combinado con corbata

Peak pocket square

It is the most elegant way to wear a pocket square and is ideal to wear with a suit and tie, surprising on special occasions, such as weddings.

Steps to follow to fold the handkerchief:

  • We extend the handkerchief
  • We fold the handkerchief in half by joining one end with its opposite and making the shape of a triangle.   
  • With the open end up, we fold the left and right ends inward.
  • Finally, we put it in the pocket.

Pañuelo de pico para combinar con traje

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