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J. Crew Pocket Dial

J. Crew Pocket Dial by Jimmy Fallon

iPhone case and pocket square in one. Genius or goofy?

There are things in life that make you go, ‘how did hey come up with that’, or ‘whoever came up with this is a genius!’ There are also things that make you say ‘I could have thought of that,’ or ‘I thought of that in the shower the other day!’ It’s easy to dismiss the work that has gone into seeing an easy idea to fruition. Keep in mind that the major difference between you and the person that got it done is the willpower and determination to see things through, no matter how ridiculous it might seem.

Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon had an idea that many of us might have had at least once wearing a suit. He has released the Pocket Dial in collaboration with J. Crew; a case for your iPhone that can also double as a pocket square. At first we thought it was a joke, as Fallon often makes some ridiculous suggestions on his show. However, this ingenious item that verges on being ridiculous is no joke. The simple idea is that you’d keep your phone in your chest pocket with the bottom facing up and let the clip-on pocket square do its thing.

J. Crew surprisingly pulled off making what could have been a ridiculous idea into a novelty product that might actually work. With 100% of the net proceeds going to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, it’s a novelty that’s being put to good use as wel