What is a Pochette

No, pochette is not a kind of äggrätt

As you can probably figure out of the picture above this is a name for the amazing Pochette accessory handkerchief.

This simple but important accessory can do great things for your outfit, but that neither cost much or be difficult or uncomfortable to wear.
Second after the clock so is handkerchief definitely both the most important and the most striking accessory.

How to fold a pochette?

To make your life easier we have collected everything you need to know about how to fold a pochette/handkerchief in our guide: “How to fold a handkerchief?”. There are video tutorials for how you fold the 5 most classic styles. Among other things, don Draper’s iconic straight folding.

Shall pochettes match shirt or tie?

This is a really interesting question. Search for images on pochetter so you can find thousands of well arranged images where pochettes and tie match to perfection. So it’s easy to think that the idea is that they should match. But it is simply just a misconception all too many have.

We do a little experiment, compare these two images:

One sees immediately that the outfit on the left has more finesse. The right reminds me very much of someone standing in a hotel reception, or work at a bank. To create a good balance in your outfit and you shall always match pochettes with jerkin’, not tie or bow tie!

  • Learn more about how you match the handkerchief/pochettes neat

Conclusion

Pochette is another name for a handkerchief and one of the most important accessories a man can own.

  • Learn more about pocket squares, how to match them and how you fold them