How to Fold a Pocket Square: 12 Dapper Styles

Have a big wedding coming up? Here’s how to fold a pocket square and look like James Bond.

We have 12 ways to fold a pocket square with step by step instructions to make this easy as pie.

1. The Presidential Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down

2. Overlay down the middle from right to left

3. Overlay down the middle from left to right leaving a hole at the right side

4. Overlay into equal parts from top to bottom

5. Overlay the base up and behind the front. Change in accordance with fit the span of your coat pocket.

2. The Classic Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down

2. Crease down the middle from right to left

3. Crease down the middle from bottom to top

4. Crease down the middle from left to right

5. Crease the base up and behind the front. Change in accordance with the fit of your coat pocket.

3. The Puff Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face up

2. Pinch and lift up from the middle

3. Run the texture through the thumb and first finger of the inverse hand

4. Hold at the middle

5. Overlay the base up and behind the front. Conform to fit the measure of your coat pocket.

4. The Reverse Puff Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face up

2. Pinch and lift up from the middle

3. Run the texture through the thumb and first finger of the inverse hand

4. Holding the middle, flip the pocket square so that the pinnacles are confronting up

5. Overlap the base up and behind the front. Change in accordance with the fit of your coat pocket.

5. The Single Peak Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down in the diamond position

2. Overlap fifty-fifty from the left and base corners to the top and right corners

3. Overlap fifty-fifty from the right and base corners to the top and left corners

4. Overlay the upper right corner into the inside

5. Overlay the left corner to the right side

6. Overlay the base up and behind the front. Adjust to fit with your coat pocket.

6. The Two Peaks Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down and in the diamond position

2. Overlay the base corner up to the top, marginally to one side to shape two pinnacles

3. Overlay the correct corner to the left side past the middle point (this will decide the width of the fold)

4. Overlay the left corner over to the right side

5. Overlay any residual corners behind

6. Overlay the base up and behind the front. Change in accordance to fit the measure of your coat pocket.

7. The Three Peaks Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down and in the diamond position

2. Overlay the base corner up to the top

3. Overlay the right corner up and to the left side of the main pinnacle

4. Crease the left corner up and to the right side of the two pinnacles, shaping the third pinnacle

5. Overlap the right edge in toward the inside

6. Crease the left edge in toward the middle

7. Crease the base up and behind the front. Change in accordance to fit the measure of your coat pocket.

8. The Four Peaks Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down and in the diamond position

2. Overlap the base corner up to the top, to shape two pinnacles

3. Overlap the base right corner up to the left side of the two pinnacles, shaping the third pinnacle

4. Crease left corner over to the right side of the three pinnacles, shaping the fourth pinnacle

5. Overlay right edge in towards the inside

6. Overlay the left edge in towards the inside

7. Overlay the base up and behind the front. Adjust to fit the size of your coat pocket.

9. The Winged Peak Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down and in the diamond position

2. Crease down the middle evenly from the top to bottom

3. Overlay the right corner down to the base pinnacle

4. Overlay the left corner down to the base pinnacle

5. Overlay the right edge toward the inside

6. Crease the left edge to the inside

7. Crease the base up and behind the front. Adjust to fit the size of your coat pocket.

10. The Angled Peaks Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down

2. Overlap fifty-fifty diagonally from upper left to base right

3. Overlap the base left corner over to the top, marginally askew to the left side to shape two pinnacles

4. Crease base corner up, aslant to the left side of the two pinnacles, shaping the third pinnacle

5. Isolate the pinnacles of the last crease to form the fourth pinnacle

6. Overlap left edge behind and to the right side

7. Overlap the base up and behind the front. Adjust to fit the measure of your coat pocket.

11. The Rose Pocket Square

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1. Shape a circle with your thumb and forefinger

2. Put the texture on top of the circle you made in the initial step, with the pocket square confronting up

3. With two fingers, push some texture into the circle

4. Tenderly squeeze the texture inside the circle from underneath

5. Bend the top texture in a roundabout movement to cover progressively

6 Continue to bend until there is not any more free untwisted texture

7. Deliberately hold the curved folds while you expel your hand from underneath. Tenderly conform the folds as required, making a point not to give the folds a chance to untwist as you do. In case you’re not content with the result, try again. Each endeavor will create distinctive outcomes and even if it is not absolutely perfect, you just may invent a new pocket square style.

12. The Stairs Pocket Square

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1. Start with the pocket square face down

2. Crease down in half diagonally from the upper right to the base left. This will form the initial step of the stairs.

3. Squeeze the texture two inches beneath the main stair and overlap up to shape the second stair, just underneath the first

4. Once more, squeeze the texture two inches beneath the second stair and crease up to shape the third stair, just underneath the second

5. Holding the the steps in place, painstakingly overlap into equal parts corner to corner, putting the upper left segment the base right segment

6. Crease the right side behind and to the left side (make certain to hold your stairs in place)

7. Overlay the left side behind and to the right side

8. Overlay the base up and behind the front. Adjust to fit the size of your coat pocket.

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