How-To Fold a Pocket Square

Martha Stewart Weddings, Summer 2010

Four different ways to fold a pocket square for your groom or your groomsmen.

Winged Puff

1. Lay the pocket square flat so it resembles a diamond.
2. Fold the top corner down to the bottom corner.
3. Fold the right and left corners in to the bottom corner, making a smaller diamond.
4. Fold the left, right, and bottom corners of the diamond in to the center.
5. Tuck into pocket with the unfolded corner facing out.

 


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Three Point

1. Lay the pocket square flat so it resembles a diamond.
2. Fold the bottom corner up to meet the top corner.
3. Fold the left corner up to the right of the top point, making a second peak.
4. Fold the right corner up to the left of the top point, making a third peak.
5. Tuck into pocket with the folds facing out.

 

 

 

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One Point

1. Lay the pocket square flat so it resembles a diamond.
2. Fold the bottom corner up to meet the top corner.
3. Fold side points in just past the center, aligning the folded edge, making 90-degree angles on each side.
4. Tuck into pocket with the folds facing in.

 

 

 

 

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Flat

1. Lay the pocket square flat so it resembles a square.
2. Fold the right side over to meet the left, making a vertical rectangle.
3. Fold the top down just short of the bottom.
4. Tuck into pocket with the folded side up.

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