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Handkerchiefs are making a comeback! Here's how to wear them this spring

by Jordan Muto / / Source: TODAY

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When it comes to fashion, everything cool comes back again.

That's especially true this spring as some of our favorite trends from the past are being revived — including the handkerchief. That silky thing your grandma kept in her shirt sleeve is back as a fashion accessory.

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TODAY Style Squad member and founder of, Lilliana Vazquez, is sharing her tips and tricks for rocking the style.

On bags

A handkerchief is one of the easiest ways to update your handbag for spring. Pick one in a bright color or beautiful floral pattern and tie it on to your purse's strap for a whole new look.

Classic Paisley Bandana, $4, Forever 21

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Getaway Canvas Weekender Bag, $99, BaubleBar


Ditsy Floral Print Square Neckerchief, $14, Express

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Faux Leather Bucket Bag, $28, Forever 21

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Silk scarves are having a major moment this spring, so it should come as no surprise that rocking handkerchiefs on your neck is one of the hottest ways to sport this trend. They're a cool update to your classic choker.

Donni Charm x BaubleBar Monogram Gingham Neck Scarf, $38, BaubleBar


Star Print Neckerchief, $20, Express


Multi-striped Scarf, $13, Zara


Skinny Italian Silk Scarf, $40, J.Crew

Silk scarfJ.Crew

Square Pinstripe Silk Scarf, $58, Banana Republic

ScarfBanana Republic

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Pocket squares

Dapper pocket squares are a must-have accessory for men this spring. They'll instantly jazz up any sport coat or dress shirt.

Bow Tie and Handkerchief, $15, H&M

Pocket squareH&M

Silk Solid Pocket Square, $29, Saks Fifth Avenue

Silk pocket squareSaks Fifth Avenue

The Tie Bar Dot Silk and Linen Pocket Square, $10, Nordstrom

Pocket squareNordstrom


Skip your traditional bracelet and add some arm candy by wrapping a handkerchief around your wrist. Pick one that represents your personal style. The options are endless!

Calla Lily Silk Little Scarf, $30, Ann Taylor

Silk scarfAnn Taylor

AEO Bandana, $8, American Eagle Outfitters

HandkerchiefAmerican Eagle Outfitters

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