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Pocket Squares: A Discussion Thread, Questions, Opinions, Suggestions.....

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by GusW, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. davesmith

    davesmith Well-Known Member

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    @venividivicibj Here's a picture I took today at my pop-up shop. Hope it helps.

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  2. venividivicibj

    venividivicibj Well-Known Member

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    Fabulous

    I'm MIA and feeling it, continued good fortune Shaya :nodding:
     
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  4. H4wks

    H4wks New Member

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    I was wondering if anyone could recommend a pocket square for this outfit. As you can see, I've tried a combination here, but I'm not really sure if it works.
     
  5. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Well-Known Member

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    Using the guide I wrote earlier (quoted below), you'll want something red. Similar, but not too close to the tie. Something like these:

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  6. DapperE

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    Maybe a grey, preferably darker with some accent of red. Linen or wool would accent the knit tie too.
     
  7. Gavinband

    Gavinband Well-Known Member

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    A couple recent purchases

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  8. TOSQ

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    What would you all consider to be "essential" and/or most versatile pocket square patterns (besides white or cream)? I'm a frequent traveler trying to up my style while on the road without bulging my bag. Here's a shot of one of my favorite squares in action:
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    Thanks,

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  9. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Well-Known Member

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    I just had a similar experience! A while ago I had signed up to be notified when the teal "Around the World" square was back in stock. I got the stock notice last week, and ordered it and the red "Cabaret Dancers" square. The package arrived today with a very nice handwritten note and an additional square for free since I had to wait on the "Around the World" square! Really beautiful and interesting designs combined with fantastic customer service; I'll definitely be ordering from them again.
     
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  10. Gavinband

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    Great to hear. With a good fold you can get 2 or 3 tie combos from a square.
     
  11. Fred G. Unn

    Fred G. Unn Well-Known Member

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    I think an ancient madder paisley is one of the most versatile. The colors go with virtually anything and since one of the "rules" of combining elements is to vary the pattern and scale, it is quite unlikely I'll have a paisley anywhere else. One of the issues with the small dot square in your pic is that it often would be too close in scale to a neat pattern tie, or perhaps even a shirt if wearing a small check pattern.

    This one by Seaward & Stearn gets a lot of use for me and pairs well with most everything in my closet.
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    In general though, squares that are designed rather than an obvious geometric repeating pattern are most versatile IMO. In addition to the two above squares, several of Drake's patterns (tigers, unicorns, mughal, etc.) in staple colors, Kent Wang "Great Wave", Ikire Jones "New Lagos", and Rubinacci "Sirenuse" are probably my most worn.
     
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  12. YoungAmerican

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    For those of you in LA, we're having a Put This On sample sale on Saturday (the 20th) from 10-4.

    Gonna have a bunch of pocket squares, plus some other stuff - records, vintage jewelry and accessories, our as-yet-unreleased ballcaps.

    It's at my office (pictured above), right on MacArthur Park. 2404 Wilshire Blvd. #9A, Los Angeles 90057. Look for "Maximum Fun" in the building directory so we can buzz you in.

    (PS to mods: we're not an official Style Forum vendor but I did get permission from Fok to post this.)

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  14. taxgenius

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    Just picked up this Drakes from the MrPorter sale.

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  15. justridiculous

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    Nice! I was considering picking this one up as well.
     
  16. taxgenius

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    It looks quite versatile to me, which is why I was keen on getting it. Will try it with navy and lighter blue suits.
     
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  17. gyasih

    gyasih Well-Known Member

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    Some new ones from me:

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    Not the greatest tie in the world, way too much going on. A plain Navy tie (maybe a grenadine) with a white PS or maybe a Burgundy or Green tie in a neat pattern would look a lot better IMO.
     
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  20. vriche

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    I'd like to report that I'm also one of the lucky customers to receive a gift from The Monsieur Fox. I ordered the Green and Brown PS and received the Red and Yellow for free. And I must say that they look even better in person than they do on the website. [​IMG]
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