How to Fold & Pack a Suit The Right Way

Simple steps to ensure your tailored jackets arrive wrinkle-free.

Released on 11/14/2015

Transcript

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[Narrator] How to do it better
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(bouncy jazz music)
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with GQ.
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How to fold and pack a suit jacket, the right way.
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(applause)
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One, if you have a suitcase, stash your suit
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in a plastic dry cleaning bag.
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Two, fold it in half.
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Three, lay it in your suitcase.
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Boom, you're done.
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But if you're working with something smaller
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like a weekend-sized duffle, try this
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inside-out trick we call suit jacket origami, hi-ya.
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One, grab the suit jacket and pop both shoulders inside out.
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No need to be delicate here.
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Two, fold it in half so the lapels touch.
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Three, fold it again.
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Four, throw it in your bag.
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(bottles clinking)
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Five, when you get out, pop the shoulders
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back into place and your jacket
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is good to go wrinkle-free.