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  • n. A fabric pattern of broken checks


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  • It's really the only reason to watch an Alabama football game: Co-eds in houndstooth hats ... 'nuff said.

    Bear with Me

  • Bryant Museum, called houndstooth "the third color" of Alabama, along with the crimson and white of the uniforms.

    NYT > Home Page

  • For fall, designers will fill the stores with traditional menswear patterns such as houndstooth, tweed and herringbone.

    'Dowdy' Talbots Hopes

  • It was gray, a kind of houndstooth tweedy sort of gray, and loose, almost over-sized, and quite comfortable and warm, and I was happy and my dad was happy.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • But then I got sidetracked and bought some houndstooth which isn't solid colour and here I am again.

    And, shoes. - A Dress A Day

  • Kors called his collection, filled with his favorite colors - black, white, red and canary yellow - and heavy on graphic prints such as houndstooth and stripes, "exhilarating."

    The News Tribune - Tacoma - - HOMEPAGE

  • Photograph by Kathryn Allen Hurni JACKET REQUIRED | Menswear designer Kirk Miller dons a lightweight wool suit, rounded spread-collar shirt and houndstooth tie from his Miller's Oath line.

    Ode to Handsome

  • When I pulled up in the driveway, he was sitting out front on the porch, wearing his houndstooth University of Alabama hat.

    In the Time of Bobby Cox

  • Dan and Corina Lecca An intricate gold-bullion embroidered houndstooth tweed jacket worn with a tweed skirt from Oscar de la Renta fall/winter 2011 shown at New York fashion week.

    Designers Adore Adornment for Fall

  • Classic, houndstooth tweeds were dyed to blur the line between Moroccan and Park Avenue chic see left, while patchwork, statement coats and vests dominated a good portion of the show.

    Gazelle Emami: Oscar de la Renta Fall 2011 (PHOTOS): Park Avenue Meets Morocco


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