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The Flat Fold or Presidential Fold is a classic pocket square fold that works for all occasions, giving a small horizontal contrast to your jacket. It tends to be a more formal fold for when you're in a more conservative environment.
This fold is often used with a plain white silk or cotton pocket square, but we like to add a little variety with a touch of colour.
Take your pocket square and lay it out flat in front of you. Then fold approximately a third of the square on top of itself.
Then fold the pocket square in half again.
Then in half again. At this point, it should be approximately the width of your jacket pocket. You may need to go back and experiment a few times with the initial fold widths to get to the correct width for your breast pocket.
Then take your index fingers on either side of the middle and fold it in half vertically.
This will leave it half the original height.
Then fold it in half again.
The square is now ready to be placed in your pocket. At this point, you can choose to either display either the folded edge or the hand-rolled side.
For a crisp finish, display the folded side of the pocket square.
Step 8 - Alternative.
Alternatively, if you wish to add a little more interest to your fold, or your pocket square has a border you wish to exhibit, then display the hand-rolled edges of the square.
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