The wave pocket square fold is a stylish fold that gives an exquisite final flourish to your outfit for the evening. It is not the simplest of folds to create, however, if you follow our guide instructions below, with a little bit of practice (and perhaps a few false starts) it can actually be mastered pretty quickly and is always a good fold to make a sartorial statement.
After laying your pocket square out flat, take one corner and then fold it in half to form a large triangle.
Then taking bottom left-hand corner fold it up so it lays over the top of the top right corner, but just a little lower so it's not directly on top.
Then take the bottom right-hand corner and fold it up towards the top right corner, laying it a little lower than step 2 so that it forms a stepping appearance.
Then picking it up and holding it firmly so everything stays in place, turn it over so the bottom right corner in step 3 is now at the top.
Now take the bottom left-hand corner and fold it up to the top centre and hold in place with your fingers.
Then once again hold it firmly and turn it over and keep a little pressure on it to hold the folds in place.
Then once again take the bottom left-hand corner and fold it up to the top to form a diamond shape.
Now carefully pick up the pocket square and fold the left and right sides of the diamond behind the square and hold it in place. This will help give it some depth to hold it in place in your pocket.
Finally, place the pocket square in your pocket and adjust it to separate the waves from each other. To get that perfect rolling finish, a good tip is to put your index finger just inside each wave and gently follow the fold up and over in a semi-circle a couple of times. Then you can play around with the slope to get the best effect.
Herbert James Draper, 1863 - 1920, The Lament for Icarus, 1898 100% Silk Hand Rolled Designed and Printed in Britain 42cm x 42cm This classic work is from British painter...
Charles Le Brun 1619-90, The Triumph of Alexander, or the Entrance of Alexander into Babylon, c.1673 100% Silk Hand Rolled Designed and Printed in Britain 42cm x 42cm A beautiful...
The British Empire Exhibition Commemorative Handkerchief, 1924. © Museum of London 100% Silk Hand-rolled Designed and Printed in Britain 42cm x 42cm This stunning silk pocket square has been reproduced...
Our Digital Gift Vouchers are delivered instantly by email, allowing you to print the gift voucher and gift it to someone. Our gift vouchers can be redeemed on all products...