Utility and Dead Kings : Pocket Squares, Presidential Fold, Day 5

The one in your front pocket is for her, the one in your back pocket is for you.  I heard that somewhere and liked it. If there’s a woman crying I will happily give her the piece of decorative silk fabric I keep in my front pocket. Mostly because, like most men, I have no earthly idea … More Utility and Dead Kings : Pocket Squares, Presidential Fold, Day 5

Casual Ties and Irreverance: Pocket Squares, One Point Puff Fold, Day 4

“You know it’s casual Friday right?” “Yeah, but this is a casual tie.” When I respond with this most people shake their head. It’s not really understood. Simply because one is wearing  a tie, a jacket, or a pocket square does not always mean that they are trying to be formal. In fact it shouldn’t. … More Casual Ties and Irreverance: Pocket Squares, One Point Puff Fold, Day 4

The Hunt, Pokemon Cards, and Collecting: Pocket Squares, The Puff, Day 3

“Do we have what?” the confused store clerk would say incredulously. “Pocket Squares. You know, the pieces of fabric that you put into your front pocket.” “Oh yeah. Ummm, I don’t know, we may have something thrown in with the ties” And so it was, that a few crumpled pieces of silk would be unceremoniously … More The Hunt, Pokemon Cards, and Collecting: Pocket Squares, The Puff, Day 3

Complimenting, NFL Anchors, and Suit in a Box: Pocket Squares, Winged Puff Fold, Day 2

“Hey, I really like your…pocket…silk…handkerchief-thingy.” When I first started rocking the squares, I got this a lot. No one knew what to call them. Either because of their increased popularity, or my proximity to the fashion Mecca of NYC, I get this less today. Nonetheless, whether the person fumbled with the name, I appreciated the compliment. … More Complimenting, NFL Anchors, and Suit in a Box: Pocket Squares, Winged Puff Fold, Day 2

On Caring, or An Introduction: Pocket Squares, Three Peaks Fold, Day 1

On a spring day in 2011 I met my father in a parking lot of Starbucks before heading to work. I was dropping off something, and looking forward to the free Starbucks guaranteed to a law student by a parental visit. My outfit, in no particular order, was a vintage (old) navy pinstripe suit, with a small hole … More On Caring, or An Introduction: Pocket Squares, Three Peaks Fold, Day 1