First of all, don’t confuse the pocket square with a handkerchief. are pieces of cloth that should be visibly sticking out of the breast pocket of your suit. They’re not appropriate for hankie use because they’re expensive; you don’t want to be soaking a nice piece of silk with your sweat. Of course they could do in a real pinch. But typically a hankie is carried in your pants pocket, out of sight.
Handkerchiefs don’t have to be fancy. Just a plain white one will do. But there’s nothing wrong with going for . I have my initial embroidered on mine to add a touch of class. They generally come pretty cheap, so you won’t have to worry about giving them out to other people. And a gentleman never asks for his handkerchief back.
A handkerchief , also called a handkercher or hanky, is a form of a , typically a hemmed square of thin that can be carried in the or , and which is intended for personal purposes such as wiping one's or face, or . A handkerchief is also sometimes used as a purely decorative accessory in a suit pocket.
The material of a handkerchief can be symbolic of the social-economic class of the user, not only because some materials are more expensive, but because some materials are more absorbent and practical for those who use a handkerchief for more than style. Handkerchiefs can be made of , cotton-synthetic blend, synthetic fabric, , or .
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