Originally Posted by BBSLM
lol this isnt 1984. you want some type of a pomade or cream.
I don't recall reading anything about hairspray in Orwell's nightmarish vision of a future totalitarian dystopia.
Oh, this so precious.
Just wear a relatively nice shirt (long-sleeve and collar open) with jeans or khakis and some Florsheim ankle boots. That's the best you can do for now.
Unless you can convince your parents to send you to a...
Ick. Nothing scented, nothing "wet" - I just need something to keep my dry and natural, no-other-product-used style from flipping and flapping and flopping away in the lightest of breezes.
Agreed*. Slightly too small can become, after a few wearings and a few weeks with shoe trees in, perfectly form-fitting. But there's nothing to do about shoes that are slightly too big - unless you want to wear Christmas stockings with...
I don't really see the point of a pure-black pocket square.
A white pocket square has a function - that of being neutral whilst clearly showing-off the quality of the silk and the skill of its folder. Black would also be neutral, but...
I don't disagree with those sentiments. As I wrote, I like the technique pictured, but wouldn't wear them myself.
I suppose it would've been more accurate for me to write that I am bored with the way I fold pocket squares...
Very handsome photos abound of men who've cultivated organic, flowing, blooming but restrained volumes with their silk squares - but I don't have much luck trying to freestyle that sort of thing myself.
All the folding guides online...