Imagine a piece of art in your pocket. Inspired by the legendary national epic of Kalevala and Finland, this pocket square combines Scandinavian culture with Italian quality and craftsmanship.
The Defense of the Sampo pocket square
The soft, transparent and delicate feel of the wool-silk fabric makes this square ideal for smart outfits in any season.
TheDefense oftheSampo pocket square presents my personal favorite Finnish painting.In this scene from the epic, theFinnish war heroVäinämöinen has stolen the precious artifact Sampo from the evil witch Louhi, and shehas taken the form of a giant bird to reclaim it.
The browntones and soft,wool-silk fabric of the pocket square make it easy to combinewith not onlycasual sport coats but also more formal business suits.
The Defense of the Sampo is a Romantic nationalist paintingcompletedby Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela in 1896. The painting illustrates a passage from the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic compiled by Elias Lönnrot in the 19th century. The original paintinghangs inthe Turku Art Museum.
How to wear the Defense of Sampo pocket square:
The keytotheDefense of Sampo pocket square isitsversatility. Featuring shades of brown, green,and blue,this square helps you to achieve the perfect daily outfit. From wintry business occasionsto relaxed summer evenings,the square willserve you well. Fold it elegantlyintothe pocket of your solaro suit to complement the combination of light blue shirt and camel colored jacket. Orcasually and carelessly slide it into the breast pocket of your green washed cotton sport coat and finish the look with some distressed denim.
Andifyou are not wearing your pocket square, you can always use it as andecorativeart piece on your wall.