I don’t know what it is about the houndstooth pattern that makes my heart skip a beat. Just the sight of it invokes excitement for me. Show it to me in other colors than the traditional black and white and I really get psyched. A pink houndstooth in a vintage chair, an orange houndstooth in an area rug, a purple houndstooth in a teen bedroom…..you get the idea.
The beauty of houndstooth in design is it can go from vintage to modern. (www.iheartretro.com)
Houndstooth has stood the test of time. Considered a classic, houndstooth has been a fashion trend several times in history, with peaks during the 1930s, the 1970s and then again in 2000. It is often used for shoes, coats, blazers dresses and skirts…..
“funky” upholstered chair – kanibalhome.com
But over time, it has seen increased popularity in home furnishings and accessories
Unique Area Rug – Jonathan Adler.com
You never know where it will turn up!
How can you not love houndstooth?????