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

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

  1. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I ordered another Manhattan.
     


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    Cbbuff- I have three Hober grenadine squares. I was uncertain about how they would look until I received them and tried them out. I very much like the texture that they bring with a worsted suit. In gray-blue, chocolate brown and maroon the colors are versatile. They look great with a pinstripe or chalk stripe. Sorry no photos of them in action though.
     


  3. Tyrone MacStiophain

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    This sounds like a SF challenge: who can best manage to pull off a piece of lingerie as a PS. Requirements:
    1) must be worn (as PS) in public.
    2) must have been worn at least once as an undergarment. By a woman. And subsequently cleaned, for christ's sake! We're not animals here.

    So, uh, carry on, gentlemen. I look forward to documentation of your efforts.
     


  4. ettebe

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    I saw one of you talking about, pocket circles. I probably shouldn't be plugging the company I work for on here. Not sure if you are a fan of Viyella cloth? I know it looks different with the bias in self, compared to a merrow edge.

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  5. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Simonnot Godard pocket squares- one of the very finest cotton or cotton and linen pocket squares available anywhere. This is my latest in blue and white which is sure to be in regular rotation.

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  7. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Purchased it at Barneys in San Francisco
     


  8. sugarbutch

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    What's sad is that I didn't even realize we have a Barneys here. iGent FAIL.
     
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    I hope it's a legit Barney's. Beware: Barney's Co-Op! :uhoh:
     


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    Are you going to take the tag off? Would it be easy to do so?
     


  11. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Of course. I just haven't had a chance to pull out my Swiss Army knife :)
     


  12. sugarbutch

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    I confess that I wore no pocket square today. I could not find one which fit the bill and decided that none was better than wrong. Forgive me.
     


  13. afterglow

    afterglow Well-Known Member

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    Pocket square newbie here. I need your opinions on which ps to go with:
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    Navy suit, light blue shirt, bitter chocolate tie. Which one will it be?
     


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    I vote the 3rd. Wait for the professionals though.
     


  15. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The second or third ones look good but I would suggest replacing the white shirt with the woven pattern with a solid, plain weave blue shirt. The blue will be a better color and the woven pattern in the tie and white shirt are too similar is scale. The 2nd and 3rd squares also have a touch of blue in them and a blue shirt will offer a coordinated look.

    After trying the two with a blue shirt, one might look a lot better than the other. It really depends upon what shade of blue you use.
     
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