Fashion trends come and go, but Houndstooth plaid has been around for a long time. It is a classic sophisticated look that can accent many different types of fashion from separate clothing pieces to stylish accessories. Both men’s and women’s fashions can be found in houndstooth patterns in many different forms.
Houndstooth Fashions for Women
In current women’s fashions houndstooth is being used to make everything from sweaters to coats to skirts to hoodies. Sak’s Fifth Avenue sells a stylish pencil skirt for $295 that would be perfect paired with a silk blouse and heels. Forever21 sells several more affordable options like stylish shorts and skirts in houndstooth patterns for about $25. These more casual shorts and skirts would look great paired with sophisticates tees or a tailored button shirt. Several designers also make houndstooth vests that provide a fashionable look when paired with a white shirt and jeans.
Houndstooth Accessories for Women
If you are not comfortable with an outfit featuring houndstooth there are several fashionable houndstooth accessories that can add a sophisticated accent to any outfit. Endless Shoes and Handbags features several items with houndstooth accents that would look great with any outfit including several shoe styles. Several designers and stores carry houndstooth-accented bags, purses, scarves, and gloves that would make great fashion accessories.
Houndstooth Fashions for Men
For men houndstooth is a popular fabric for suits, blazers, slacks, and dress shirts. Men’s fashions range from very subtle houndstooth patterns to bold checks. Stores like Neiman Marcus and Sak’s Fifth Avenue carry a variety of men’s items with the houndstooth pattern. The best looking men’s houndstooth fashions have subtle prints and should be paired with dark solids. Mixing patterns and colors can be challenging.
Houndstooth Accessories for Men
Some of the most popular men’s houndstooth accessories are ties and pocket squares. Houndstooth ties come in solid, stripe, or plaid in variety of colors and patterns. A houndstooth tie can be a great fashion accessory with any solid or subtly patterned suit and a plain or subtly patterned shirt. Wool scarves and fedora’s are also great houndstooth fashion accessory for men. For these accessories bolder patterns are easier to wear and coordinate.
Houndstooth is a popular style trend in men’s and women’s fashions. Whether you are looking for larger pieces like sweaters, dresses, and jackets or accessory pieces like ties and scarves houndstooth can a stylish fashion statement. Houndstooth items can be found in many varieties and price ranges that make it easy to include it in any wardrobe.