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

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  1. Bowtiedlad93

    Bowtiedlad93 Senior member

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    I like to coordinate mine to my ties and shirts, i tend to go with solid colors since it is easier to pair with. kind of like this...
     
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    when wearing PS and using a TV fold for example, is it suppose to have a bulging feel or should it lay flat and snug on you chest pocket? does material has something to do with the fold itself, cotton vs. silk? pockets too small? or b/c I just don't know how to fold this damn thing? :)
    Thank you gents...
     
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    The answer is.... I think.... It depends. When I do it, there is a small undetectable bulge, but it generally lays very flat. I generally use white linen for the TV fold. But you are correct, size of square and material of construction have a major impact. Think about it. No matter how clever the fold, more material in your pocket is more material in your pocket.

    Don't over think it. Just rock it!:slayer:
     
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    How big is your square? I make my linen pocket squares in 12", for precisely this reason.
     
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    KW, interesting you asked since I have a couple of your products (a cotton and linen) as my starter items...
     
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    I do a square or tv fold using KW's white linen as well and find that there is always a bulge. I suppose I could work it flatter but in the end it's how it looks and it looks fine. Don't overthink it as said previously.
     
  7. GusW

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    There shouldn't be a bulg with a TV fold. It should present a smooth, rectangular outline or relief. There must be a dozen videos on YouTube on how to do a TV fold.

    But, why fixate on a TV fold?? It is OK but a simple puff or a puff with tips showing is more relaxed and expressive (and always easy to execute.)

    Go back through this thread. I think you will consistently find the best dressed men wearing a puff with tips.
     
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    Cream jacket is on the list to buy.
     
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