The timeless houndstooth print is one of the biggest trends to look out for this season. This versatile trend is set to give a new feeling of elegance when it comes to winter dressing in 2020.
If you don’t know, the houndstooth’s two-tone pattern is characterised by its textile design that looks like dog teeth. The design consists of small pointy squares and is usually seen in black and white. The print originated from the Scottish and gradually made its mark in the fashion industry. And today, this striking bold classic print is on trend again!
Whether you’re looking for inspiration from our favourite celebrities or style tips from our fashion team, read on for more…
Celebs working the houndstooth trend
While we usually see the motif in black and white, the Duchess of Cambridge is looking elegantly charming in a houndstooth print coat in her favourite colour.
Vogue’s editor-in-chief styles a simple white tee with skirt suit for a sophisticated, yet playful look.
The American socialite looks effortlessly chic in clashing prints that are cleverly styled and layered. She ties up the look with a figure-flattering belt and beautiful leather brogues.
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Covered in houndstooth chicness! We simply adore American actress Jessica Alba’s on-trend trench for a winter-ready look.
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How to wear the houndstooth trend this winter
The midi dress
Reinvent the midi dress by choosing a bold houndstooth print like this piece from Zara. A belt detail gives the dress an instant eye-catching finish. Team it up with black mid-high boots.
What gives your work look that special touch? A printed double-breast blazer with vintage buttons. Wide-leg black trousers and a polo neck or bow blouse will finish off the look perfectly.
For something different, look out for an A-line fluted shirt. Mix it up with a puffy sleeve detailed top or a faux leather shirt and white ankle boots.
A-line flared skirt, XS to XL, R999, Zara
It doesn’t get more trendy than a pretty scarf to sling over your winter coat.
By Fashion Assistant Thato Pule