When putting your outfit together you should start from the outside, with your blazer. After you have chosen the right one, pick a shirt and then a tie and a pocket square. But first, some guidelines (we try to keep away from rules). Try to avoid pattern in similar sizes, it's a risk that it will disturb the overall impression. Go for a tie which is darker than your shirt and try to keep away from a tie and pocket square in the same pattern, well matched accessories will look harmonic and not like they are cut from the same fabric.
A solid shirt worn with a block striped tie leaves room for a playful polka dot pocket square. Flannel Spread Collar Shirt - Handrolled Striped Wool Tie - Large Cotton/Silk Polka Dot Pocket SquareA small patterned shirt is advantageously worn with a tie with a large scale design. In a perfect world you will also find a tonal match between the shirt and tie, in this case blue. A solid light blue pocket square is simple but puts the outfit together. Mini Gingham Check Semi Spread Collar Shirt - Handrolled Habutai Washed Silk Tie - Plain Linen Pocket Square.A wide bengal stripe or a big gingham check like this works well with solid colored tie, this would not have to be "safe" or "boring", find a tie with a nice herringbone or a garza structure. Pick up the brown tone in a gemetric pocket square to keep the look together. To much patterns for you? A white pocket square is never wrong. Gingham Check Flannel Spread Collar Shirt - Handrolled Grenadine Silk Tie - Wool Geometric Pocket Square.This look shows that more could be better. Three different patterns could be tricky but in this case where we have a nice color match it looks elegant. The blue keeps it together and the red and bronze are in harmony with the brown jacket. Bengal Stripe Button Down Shirt - Six Fold Handrolled Small Pattern Silk Tie - Large Silk Paisley Pocket SquareA complete tonal look might not be for everybody but it's a nice way to flirt with the high fashion scene, where you mainly see people wearing all black. Solid Spread Collar Shirt - Handrolled Wool Flannel Printed Tie - Wool Paisley Pocket Square.