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

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

  1. WillingToLearn

    WillingToLearn Well-Known Member

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    Where can I find a wool solid or slight textured cream/oatmeal square? Searched online a bit and totally failed to source one.
     
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  2. Claghorn

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  3. WillingToLearn

    WillingToLearn Well-Known Member

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    Linen, not wool though. This guy I know has me on the hunt for the mythical wool cream square...
     
  4. ericgereghty

    ericgereghty Well-Known Member

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    Ever considered having one made? I have been similarly unlucky regarding a plain cream wool.
     
  5. Claghorn

    Claghorn Well-Known Member

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    @Sam Hober

    Would you consider making a square of this if asked?

    https://www.samhober.com/wool-solid-ties/brown-wool-tie-18.html

    Though I still think that linen from NMWA would serve your purpose better. Though I have no idea how linen looks in a non TV fold.

    I have a few solid-ish cream squares.

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    Puppytooth and medallion (little color variation, but enough for visual interest beyond "solid"), Borrelli
     
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  6. Sam Hober

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    Arrived yesterday

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  10. bradp

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    Monsieur fox as well [​IMG]
     
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  11. Van Veen

    Van Veen Well-Known Member

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    Any advice on repairing a rolled pocket square edge that's coming undone? Is this something I can attempt to DIY or should I find someone who knows what they're doing?

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  12. Sam Hober

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    Any advice on repairing a rolled pocket square edge that's coming undone? Is this something I can attempt to DIY or should I find someone who knows what they're doing?

    Yes and yes is the answer.

    If you have patience and some sewing skill you can try to fix your pocket square. It is always a good idea to get advice from the maker (who made your square?)

    But if you need the general idea you can look at the link below:
    https://www.samhober.com/howtomakeapocketsquare/howtomakeapocketsquare.htm

    Good luck and post photos of the results...
     
  13. Van Veen

    Van Veen Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. It's a Robert Talbott square. What I'm worried about is somehow tying off the existing thread to stop it from unraveling more.
     
  14. Sam Hober

    Sam Hober Well-Known Member

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    Robert Talbott is a good company - the pocket square should not come undone like that.

    You might consider sending it back to them via registered airmail they should be able to fix the problem easily.

    The best way to fix the problem is to remove the thread and then redo it correctly.

    Not make a knot and add to the sewing.
     
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  15. DonRaphael

    DonRaphael Well-Known Member

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    Purchased a couple of (Drake's) pocket squares this week.
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  16. Cleav

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    You did well DR :nodding:
     
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    Nice pickups all around but this one is probably my favorite. I remember seeing it somewhere online but I forget where. Is it wool/silk or all silk?
     
  18. DonRaphael

    DonRaphael Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, Cleav [​IMG]

    Thanks. Yes, that'll hopefully prove to be very versatile and a great addition to my wardrobe (although, honestly speaking, I wear white linen 99/100 times).

    You probably saw it at eBay. I picked up all but the first pocket square from the same member. All wool/silk (70/30).
     
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  19. Gangsterchief

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    Hey Everyone,

    Big fan of this thread and learned a lot from reading your posts while in production for my own pocket square line. I wanted to get your thoughts on my new company, Gangsterchief.

    Gangsterchief features gritty street photography on limited edition high-end silk pocket squares to raise awareness of gang-related issues.

    Our first special-edition pocket square is in collaboration with legendary street photographer Robert Yager. All pocket squares are handmade in Downtown Los Angeles and proceeds support community-based organizations who work to reduce and prevent gang violence.

    Quick Details:
    • 16” x 16” — for use as a pocket square or neckerchief
    • 100% Silk
    • Handmade in Los Angeles
    • Hand-rolled edges
    • Limited Edition
    • Dry clean only


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    I'm VERY happy with the quality of these squares. I did everything I could to make sure the quality and the hand-rolled edges were perfect, while keeping all manufacturing in Los Angeles. Let me know your thoughts, opinions?
     
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  20. OmniscientCause

    OmniscientCause Well-Known Member

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    Ive been getting all mine from ebay too
     
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