The Angled Peaks Fold

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The Angled Peaks Fold is quite a classic fold that adds interest to your jacket and does look quite intricate to the observer.

This fold always looks best when you use a square that has some colour contrast with the border. 

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 1

Step 1.

Lay the pocket square out flat in front of you, then taking the top left-hand corner fold it down and lay it directly on top of the bottom right-hand corner.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 2

Step 2.

Then take that bottom right-hand corner and fold it directly upwards but just to the left of the top corner.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 3

Step 3.

The take the new corner that is created in the bottom right and again fold this directly up and just to the left of the first two corners.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 4

Step 4.

Then taking your forefinger and thumb separate the two peaks that were created by the last fold.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 5

Step 5.

This will then give you the four peaks for the final fold.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 6

Step 6.

Next, take the pocket square, and holding tightly turn it over.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 7

Step 7.

Then take the excess fabric on the bottom right corner and fold it over to the left which will give you the width and this should be approximately the width of your pocket.

The Angled Peaks Fold Step 8

Step 8.

Next fold it up towards the peaks, depending on the size of your pocket square you may need to tuck the extra fabric under the fold and then use your figures to hold it down.

The Angled Peaks Step 9

Step 9.

Then holding it tightly in place, pick it up and turn it over.

The Angled Peaks Fold Jacket

Step 10.

Finally, place it in the pocket and adjust the peaks so they have a uniform spacing and angle slightly backwards from the first peak.

The City of New York Silk Pocket Square

The pocket square used in this folding guide is The City of New York by inspired by a 1870 map from Currier & Ives. It can be viewed here: The City of New York Silk Pocket Square

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Similar Pocket Square Folds

The Two Point Fold
The Dunaway Fold
The Double Point Roll