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The Three Point Fold Variations of this one exist (Two and Four Points) but even numbers seem to make an already artificially manipulated piece of frivolous cloth overly contrived. To do it, simply fold the square in half on the diagonal, bring the left corner up over the top so it falls on the right, and then the right corner behind so it falls on the left. A less studied look than the Square Fold, and works with all squares.

The 4 Best Ways to Wear a Pocket Square

Almost six months ago, I wrote How to Choose a Pocket Square, showcasing some of Styleforum’s member’s pochettes and how they used them to accessorize various coat and tie combinations.  Still, much like a child eagerly pores over paint brushes when first handed one, many have little to […]

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Perfect Spring Style: the Popover Shirt

As further proof that fashion – and men’s fashion in particular – operates entirely in cycles, I don’t think I’ve ever seen as many popover-style shirts at so many different retailers as I have this spring. Although it never disappeared, the popover hasn’t exactly been a mainstay of menswear […]

How to Wear a Solaro Suit

Summer, to any menswear aficionado, means Solaro. How could anyone not love a fabric that contains the essence of summer in its name? Because of the neutral tone of the cloth, a Solaro suit is quite easy to wear, and you probably already have in your closet the […]

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How to Choose a Suit Fabric: Part 1

I remember first stepping into Britex Fabrics in downtown San Francisco several years ago, when the seeds of bespoke clothing had begun to germinate in my imagination.  This landmark building, which has hosted Britex since 1952, sports walls over one hundred feet long, all lined to the ceiling with practically […]