It's a slight secret of well-dressed men to wear a finely tailored suit, a fine shirt, a pattered tie, and a totally clashing pokcet square.
Quite so. Â Even when informally dressed in cords and tweed sports jacket, or in chinos and blazer, a pocket-handkerchief is still de rigeur
, Â and a cheerful colour always lifts the spirits. Â In much the same way, colourful socks are essential for dull meetings when the conventions of business dictate a muted look. Â My favourites are those obtainable here: .Pakeman, Catto & Carter
A nice touch at formal functions is to carry a spare white handkerchief, which may be offered to any lady in need