His Master's Choice: the Gentleman's pocket square
Called a 'pochette' in France and a 'pocket square' in England, a pocket square is always a men's accessory that knows its place exactly: Well kept in the breast pocket, folded in one of the many different ways, it creates a splash of color, more or less subtle, and compliments the carefully chosen wardrobe of the gentleman in the best possible way. During the Biedermeier period, colorful scarves appeared that adorned the breast pocket of frock coats & Co. The tailcoat, back then without a breast pocket, had to be content with a white carnation. In the 1930s, sets consisting of a tie (or bow) and a matching pocket square appeared - we don't like that at all, as it is somewhat unimaginative. Folded pocket squares are also negligible. The Herr von Welt always folds himself.