Pocket squares - where do you guys *really* get them?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by enarchay, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. mr monty

    mr monty Senior member

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    RLPL from RL outlets. Always reduced and none more the $20, most at $10 or less.
     


  2. Ianiceman

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    Some good suggestions in this thread and I'm happy to see that they are mostly pretty cheap. It really boils my piss when I see a magazine layout and in the details it will say something like 'white linen pocket square by Tom Ford - $135'.

    If I won the lotto every month for a year I still wouldn't lash out $135 for a white linen pocket square that is barely distinguishable from a $5 one.
     


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    hypostatic Well-Known Member

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    I try to buy a couple whenever they're on sale, especially when on sale! Boxing Day in Canada usually means they're more than 50% off! I've seen Tom Ford pocket squares go for as low as $40.00...
     


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    C21 in Long Island, usually great ones for less than $20, many Robert Talbots for $9.99
     


  5. enarchay

    enarchay Senior member

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    75% of the best ones I've seen are all Kent Wang, frankly. Can be had for like 25 dollars too.

    I have three Kent Wang pocket squares, and while I like the look and fabric, I find them to be too small. Some people make a similar complaint, while others think they are fine. I don't know.
     


  6. enarchay

    enarchay Senior member

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    If you want super cheap try Men's Wearhouse. They have plain silk for $7 and printed design silk for $10. Online selection seems to be better. Order on a Friday for free 2 day express shipping.

    Well, I'm really trying to find some interesting colors and patterns, so the solid silk ones don't really do it for me.
     


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    I got a number of mine at Simonnot Godard in Brussels. Really amazing stuff, especially for the price.
     


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  9. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    If you're in a part of the country with Dillard's stores, they usually have solid-color pocket squares for around $15.

    I've also bought them on EBay.
     


  10. teddieriley

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    Wait, you smell that?


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    BLU8 Well-Known Member

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    Lucky for me, my sister works at Moores (the Canadian equivalent of Men's Wearhouse), so I can get solid colour silk pocket squares for 50% off (about $4).
     


  12. edlarnold

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    I use a sock.

    That is one fine smellin' square sir.

    I seem to always find one or two in the ladies scarf bin at thrift stores...I am a cheap bastard.
     


  13. teddieriley

    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    That is one fine smellin' square sir.

    Heard of laundry and laundry detergent? [​IMG]
     


  14. Threadbearer

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    Build slowly.

    I get mine from Kent Wang or from the buy and sell section of this site.

    This. It is very easy to get carried away and buy way more pocket squares that you actually wear. I speak from experience.
     


  15. JLibourel

    JLibourel Senior member

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    In recent years, most of the squares I bought came from the Saks Off-5th in the Block at Orange.

    I would second MW as a source for solid colored squares. They are the only things I have ever purchased at a Men's Wearhouse.
     


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