Whether it’s casual Christmas drinks with colleges, a meet up with the family, or even a festive yuletide date that you are dressing for, you will want to look your best. To do this, you need to select the right items for the right occasion from your wardrobe. Something that is known to strike terror into the hearts of men the world over! Luckily, me being the dapper gent that I am, I have selected some outfits suggestions suitable for the many festive events you may find yourself in. All you need to do is read on to discover what they are and how to wear them for the best effect.
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The CEO and founder of SquareBoss, David Arrick gives The Guy Corner Pocket Square 101 so you can look dapper during the holiday season.
Q: What is the best way to wear a pocket square without a tie?
A: Well, the sartorial rule is “No tie, wear a square”. So, without a tie, the pocket square adds color, pattern and a bit of
Q: What is the best way to wear a pocket square from dressy to casual?
A: A square can be worn with a sports jacket and jeans – have fun with color and pattern to really differentiate and stand out. If you are wearing a complete suit, then be mindful of your shirt color, pattern, suit pattern, suit color – make sure that the pocket square doesn’t match your tie, and that there isn’t too much in terms of pattern consistency with the shirt, tie and square.
Q: Should your pocket square match your shirt and tie or just complement them?
A: Never. It should complement them. You’d be surprised how a bit of stripe, or color, or floral on your square can complement a tie and/or a suit. Blue can pair with a purple square. Grey can pair with a red square. Be bold.
Q: How you feel about mixing and matching different patterns of pocket squares, shirts and ties?
A: We love the idea of mixing and matching. Just be very careful of more than two patterns being too similar. 3 patterns are over the top, and looks clownish.
Q: What is the best way to clean your pocket square and make sure it is not wrinkled?
A: They can be ironed on low heat to get the folds out. Also, your dry cleaner can do a great job on them.
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Christmas may not be here yet, but it’ll be over before you know it. When it is, you’ll need a plan to get yourself back on track. Who doesn’t love Christmas, with its family, food and time off work? Even with these benefits, this can be a hard time of year to cope with in a few different ways. That’s why we thought we would write out a contingency plan to help you through the aftermath. Don’t let yourself slip into those post-Christmas blues. Take steps to save yourself beforehand!