The Pocket Square : 22 Essential Folds Hardback
Handkerchief, pochette, fazelleto, panuelo, mouchoir de poche, tenugui, hankachi or hank.
They all mean one thing. A small innocent square of fabric. Place one in a jacket pocket however, and it transforms into a pocket square.
A gentleman's boldest accessory, it adds the final flourish and character to any wardrobe and is a stylish alternative to the tie when a gentleman needs to look sharp. When, where and how should a gentleman wear the perfect pocket square?
The guide features 22 pocket square folds, for linen, cotton and silk, from the simple and elegant `Presidential' to the complex and flamboyant `Bouquet' fold.
As well as brief written descriptions and advice on when to wear each style, each fold is also accompanied by easy-to-follow diagrams and bold colour illustrations of how to wear one's pocket square with style.
Names synonymous with elegant and distinctive style from every decade - Cary Grant, Oscar Wilde, the Duke of Windsor, Fred Astaire, JFK and Yves Saint Laurent - provide style inspiration. The Pocket Square is the essential gift for the fashion-conscious gentleman wishing to experiment with the endless possibilties of this precious piece of fabric and turn it into the ultimate signature of their style.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 160 pages, Illustrated throughout
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/04/2016
- Category: Fashion & style guides
- ISBN: 9780500518861