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Style Sheet: Hot In Houndstooth

houndstooth heavenOnce, as a child, I found myself venturing yet again into my parents’ closet, when I happened to spy a suit of my father’s. It was houndstooth—from head to toe—suit jacket with ruffles, complete with matching pants. At the time, I thought it was hideous (sorry Dad!).

Since then, I had seen this pattern pop up all over, and would be instantly transported with a shudder to that moment with that suit.

I stopped noticing it for many years after that (could this classic have gone out of fashion?), and now I’m seeing it again as a fashion staple—and I love it! It’s so timeless, and just begs for that pop of color!

As Fall is now upon us, I chose some houndstooth-inspired pieces to greet the upcoming chill (clockwise from left):

 

 

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