Iconic Houndstooth

The sartorial sophistication of HOUNDSTOOTH through the ages.
Take some dressing inspiration for this autumn season.

Roosevelt Raceway. Photographed for LIFE Magazine, 1958
Bill Blass, 1963
Model: Cathee Dahmen; Dress: Falke. Photo: Franz Christian Gundlach, 1969
Photo: Art Kane; Fashion in Houndstooth Coat, 1962
CHANEL, Vogue 1965
Chanel, 1965
Wilhelmina; Christian Dior; 1962 
Grace Coddington; Christian Dior, Photo: Leonard, 1963
Chanel, 1958
Maggi Eckardt; Guy LarochePhoto: Pottier, 1964
Pierre Balmain 1966
Sunny Harnett Vogue 1959
Chanel, 1986, Inès de la Fressange
Christian Dior, Autumn-Winter 1996
Marion Cotillard; Vintage Dior Haute Couture; Dior Magazine, 2012
Jean Shrimpton; Vogue, September 1966
Wilhelmina; Dress by Georgia Bullock, 1963
Wilhelmina; Christian Dior, 1965
Photo: Helmut Newton, 1962

POST PHOTO: Tatjana Patitz, French Vogue, Cafe de Flore, Paris, 1985; Photo: Peter Lindbergh

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  1. September 4, 2019

    I always think of houndstooth as a “power print”. Love these inspirational photos, Susan! xo Nipa @fashionipa

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