1. White pocket square or handkerchief
The size isn’t really important. I usually like it a little bit smaller because it’s not going to puff off. The easiest to wear pocket square is the one that is always elegant. It’s not only the most casual, but also the most formal depending on what you pair it with.
2. Herringbone pattern
It’s made from silk. The fact that it’s made from silk makes it a bit dressier. The key here is that we’re using solid colors, very easy to match, although you want to make sure it goes with something that you’re wearing.
3. Paisley Pattern
My favorite pocket squares are the ones with complicated patterns that you don’t normally see in men’s clothing. The great part about that is that you could have a striped shirt. You could have a solid jacket. You could have a patterned tie, a polka dot tie, and you can still wear it is a paisley. A wide variety of colors that you can find something that goes with another item in your outfit.
4. Striped Pattern
The hardest pocket squares to match in my opinion and the ones I wear the least often are stripes.Part of that is because if you’re already wearing a striped pattern, let’s say a shirt, then you’re kind of doing a double repeat pattern in addition to the stripe in the pocket.
It’s just harder to pull off perhaps because the lines just going along in its curving, so I try to stay away from these types of pocket squares. If you’re looking to start off, go with a simple white, easily the most simple and classic. You’re never going to go wrong with the simple white.