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Pocket Squares: A Discussion Thread, Questions, Opinions, Suggestions..... - Page 220post #3286 of 38483/29/13 at 1:41pm
Styleforum Top Pickspost #3287 of 38483/29/13 at 1:53pmQuote:Originally Posted by sugarbutch
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I received the email with the code from Shaya, but it seems like the site is down. Is too much traffic from PTO overloading the servers?post #3288 of 38483/30/13 at 10:09am
Personally I would recommend using something a little different as a pocket square, my personal guilty pleasure are vintage/replica maps in silks and cottons. A reasonable example is the suit supply one below, not as lovely as Rubinacci's Napoli ones or as practical as the London underground ones you can find on etsy but still something a little different but subtle and a very good talking point with the lady that catches your eye!post #3289 of 38483/30/13 at 4:54pmI would like to actually use pocket squares to polish my glasses with. I find that the normal cotton ones are too finely weaved to work properly. I haven't tried linen. I imagine a jersey weave like a T-shirt would be best for this. Does anyone know of squares in jersey weave, or have other suggestions for polish squares? Would such a PS be very controversial?post #3290 of 38483/30/13 at 5:06pmpost #3291 of 38483/31/13 at 4:31ampost #3292 of 38483/31/13 at 6:03ampost #3293 of 38483/31/13 at 6:52amQuote:Originally Posted by Syeknom
The Fat Cloth make microfibre squares designed to be practically useful for situations like that. They've some attractive designs but certainly wouldn't get down with the material myself.
Thanks, I'll look into that.Quote:
I do to. I think it would be better to have a PS for it though. Do you also use microfiber? Any other suggestions anyone?post #3294 of 38483/31/13 at 9:11ampost #3295 of 38483/31/13 at 1:05pmpost #3296 of 38483/31/13 at 3:35pm^Are they good for glasses? I was just at a birthday party today, and after a while I wanted to polish my glasses. I had not taken my microfiber cloth with me in my trousers, because it is too big and creates a bulge in my pants (In the wrong place). The polish with a regular cotton PS was unsatisfactory. I ended up using the table cloth, which was a thicker cotton. It was a lively party, and wine had already been spilled on the table cloth, so I judged that it wasn't a serious breach of decorum to use it. Perhaps I should just buy a smaller microfiber cloth, but I still like the idea of a PS with a function. I would not wear a microfiber PS in the jacket pocket though. It would be nice with a cotton one which was a bit sturdy. Ah these First World problems. I feel a bit like this lady:post #3297 of 38483/31/13 at 3:52pmThey might work okay for glasses, but considering that microfiber is much easier on coated lenses, I can see your attraction to it. It's just thick and not particularly elegant.
Cotton hankies do get much softer than pocket squares because you wash them a lot. So they'd probably do a better job.
#firstworldproblems is right...post #3298 of 38483/31/13 at 4:33pmpost #3299 of 38484/1/13 at 10:40ampost #3300 of 38484/1/13 at 1:09pm
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