The choice of the pocket square is not as vast a task as it seems because the rules of male elegance are rather strict. It is important to make distinctions between colors and materials. The good rule is to choose a color for the pocket square that recalls one of the tie. What to never do .... choose the pocket square of the same color as the tie.
A kind of silk obtained printing the design directly on a solid panel. The most complicated designs are almost always printed. The printed silks are perfect for making 7-fold ties and Untipped ones because of their light weight. Printing is divided in two categories: modern print and traditional one, still handmade. The latter is rare and much valued.