Frustrated when your pocket square keeps slipping into the breast pocket of your suit? There are ways of preventing that from happening, and here we will lay out three tips for keeping your pocket square in place.
What is the Standard Size of a Pocket Square
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When it comes to why your pocket square keeps falling into your breast pocket, you may first assume that the pocket square is the wrong size. Maybe your pocket square is too small?
The truth is, there is no standard size for a pocket square. Pocket square sizes range from 10 x 10 inches to 17 x 17 inches.
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But there are ways of keeping your pocket square in place that are independent your pocket square's size. Here are some tips.
1. Adjust the Length of Your Pocket Square Fold
One trick you can use to keep your pocket square in place is by adjusting the length of the pocket square's fold. You can do this by folding your pocket square further down, folding it closer to the base of the pocket square rather than the middle. That way, the bottom of your folded pocket square reaches the bottom of your pocket.
2. Adjust the Width of Your Pocket Square Fold
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Another trick to keeping your pocket square in place is to adjust the spread the pocket square. This allows the pocket square to take up all the space in the entrance of the pocket, keeping it from slipping into the pocket.
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Read this article on how to fold a pocket square for tips on how to fold a pocket square and keep it in place.
Now, let's talk about your suit.
3. Get a Suit That Fits You Well
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Another reason why your pocket square may be slipping into your pocket is because you aren't wearing a suit that fits you well. When you wear a suit that's too loose, it moves around and on your body and shakes the pocket square into the pocket.
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Also, a suit that is too loose may lack tension in the chest, leaving the breast pocket loose and letting your pocket square fall into the the pocket.
A Pocket Square With a Story
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