You have probably discovered that simply tucking a handkerchief into the breast pocket of your blazer does not look nice if you have ever tried to wear a pocket square with a suit before. A pocket square can add a lot of sophistication to a suit and there is a right way to do it.
Be sure to check out our guide on pocket squares. Read about what a pocket square adds to your suit and about what kind of pocket square you should get. You may also want to browse our collection of limited edition pocket squares made of 100% mulberry silk.
Pick a Pocket Square that Goes Well with Your Suit
Pocket square are meant to break up the monotony that most suits have. Your choice in pocket square will depend on what suit you want to wear it with. It should be made of a different fabric from than your suit and should at least have other colours than that of your suit. Pocket squares with patterns work well for most suits.
Matching Your Pocket Square With Other Parts of Your Suit
You want your pocket square to have some harmony with the rest of your outfit. Your pocket square should match your tie or shirt. Have the primary colour of your pocket square match the secondary colour of your shirt or tie. If your shirt and tie are monochrome, then have your pocket square be a few shades darker but still lighter than your suit. You can even try contrasting the colours of your shirt and tie with your pocket square.
We have a guide on contrasting colours for clothing here where we discuss adding face masks to your outfit.
Nathon Kong also sells limited edition pocket squares with matching ties and bow ties.
Wear a Pocket Square with a Purpose
Our pocket squares are made in limited edition (only 100 of each art piece) with 100% mulberry silk, the finest fabric in the world. Each silk fashion accessory features an artwork by an artist recovering from mental health difficulties. 10% of your purchases goes to support a nonprofit organization called Les Impatients, who holds therapeutic art programs for those with mental health problems.