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Not wearing a pocket square

ProfessorShak

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I've been reading through the threads and I'm still having difficulty understanding the pocket square.

I wear sport coats often but without PS's. What is the purpose of having one and why is it considered improper not to have one? Does not wearing one make your attire incomplete?
 

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According to FNB doctrine, the right square will make hot young women want to touch you improperly.
 

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They're about to be reclassified as a highly addictive drug. Once you start you can't go without one.
 

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Pocket squares were more fun before so many people started marching in lockstep over them. Now I found myself questioning whether the practice of wearing one doesn't have a whiff of "me too!" about it.
 

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Please see the classic "Why I Won't Wear a Pocket Square" thread started by California Dreamer, as well as the full cycle he experienced, now showing off his stuffed breast pockets every time he can
 

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I used to avoid wearing them as well, I think it was mostly out of fear or not matching the tie properly. Now that I'm more comfortable matching patterns and textures I wear them more often but not everytime I wear a jacker,
I also still only prefer very simple fold styles like the plain square and a few simple variants, but I keep my mind open to the fact that other styles may interest me later.
 

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I joined SF in Novemeber of 2008. I never wore pocket squares, because I never really had a chance to wear sport jackets or suits anywhere. Since then, I've purchased a few pocket squares and every time I have worn them I have received multiple compliments on them. This becomes addicting, as does looking at yourself in the mirror and saying something like "wow, this does make a difference. Nice."

I love pocket squares.
 

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Bhowie

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Originally Posted by gdl203
Thank you

Thank you.

Edit: Wasn't trying to be a smartass.
 

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Originally Posted by mafoofan
According to FNB doctrine, the right square will make hot young women want to touch you improperly.

this man speaks the truth
 

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I wonder how many people have stopped wearing pocket squares.
 

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Originally Posted by ManofKent
They're about to be reclassified as a highly addictive drug. Once you start you can't go without one.

+1
 

gdl203

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Originally Posted by Bhowie
Edit: Wasn't trying to be a smartass.
I didn't read it that way
 

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Originally Posted by ManofKent
They're about to be reclassified as a highly addictive drug. Once you start you can't go without one.

Truest thing I've read all week.
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