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Accessories May, 30 2013

Liven Up Your Formal Look With These 5 Pocket Squares

My memorial day was spent as a luxe wedding in the Swiss city of Geneva. The four day, five event weekend required heavy packing in the way of formal wear – from suiting to tuxedo – and even more so in the way of accessories to compliment and keep each look unique. Pocket squares offer simple and effective way in highlighting your looks and do not need to remain limited to solid colors. With that in mind, we offer up this 5 handkerchief array of options in cotton, silk and linen in varying patterns and textures to keep you looking proper.

Drake’s Vintage Bicycle Print Handkerchief

Available in multiple colors, the bicycle print from Drake’s will add pop color touches to any look. Made in Italy ($68)

Fairfax Paisley Square

Made in Japan from linen, this Fairfax square is a dark purple affair. Pair it with a necktie or shirt and make it your own.  ($80)

Duchamp Berry Mount Print

Duchamp shares this Italian-made “14 momme 100% silk twill” pocket square with an all-over berry print. The print, like others on this list is available in multiple colors. ($83)

Marwood Cotton Lace Pocket Square

Made in England, the Marwood line is elevating traditional men’s accessories. This cotton-lace pocket square is an example of a unique take on the classic handkerchief form. Use it more as detail addition to compliment your jacket and less so as a square to wipe the brow. ($90)

Apolis Polka Dots

The only U.S.A-made entry on this list comes from Apolis. Their polka dot pocket squares are made in Los Angeles from cotton and remain true classics with their dotted look. Choose from red or blue and keep things simple. ($32)

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