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Using (women's) silk scarves as pocket squares

mack11211

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That's the problem: the bulk. They're just too large, in almost every case.
 

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I have done this with a few belonging to the gf. I think it depends on the scarf and the jacket. The one I have the most luck with is 24 inches square and very thin. It is bright pink, mid grey, and dark (navy) purple. I wear it with a grey, charcoal, and purple rl polo tweed. The thinness of the silk, and the heft of the tweed leads to a minimal amount of bulk. I think I use this scarf more than the the gf, it may soon be moving in with my things.
 

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I wear one of my wife's on occasion. It's not too large and is a nice Autumn print.

I always reckoned doing so harkened back to the original days of a gentleman carrying a woman's token.
 

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Originally Posted by merkur
Does anyone use a (woman's) silk scarf as a pocket square? By scarf, I am referring to essentially a giant pocket square not some silk thing with tassels. If so, how do you get over the bulkiness of the scarf once it's folded and in the breast pocket?


I rather use women's panties and stockings.
 

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