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How to Fold the Stairs Pocket Square

About the Stairs Pocket Square

If you’re looking for something a bit different but still radiating with class, look no further than The Stairs fold. The tiered edges of this fold are are composed of a series of carefully considered folds. This may require a little practice, but if you’re up for the challenge, the results are sure to turn heads.
DIFFICULTY 5/5

The Stairs Folding Instructions

  • 1. Begin with the pocket square face down
  • 2. Fold in half diagonally from the top right to the bottom left. This will form the first step of the stairs.
  • 3. Pinch the fabric two inches below the first stair and fold up to form the second stair, just below the first
  • 4. Again, pinch the fabric two inches below the second stair and fold up to form the third stair, just below the second
  • 5. Holding the steps in place, carefully fold in half diagonally, placing the top left portion behind the bottom right portion
  • 6. Fold the right side behind and to the left (be sure to hold your stairs in place)
  • 7. Fold the left side behind and to the right
  • 8. Fold the bottom up and behind the front. Adjust to fit the size of your jacket pocket.
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