There are a few men’s patterns that are seen and worn on a daily basis but one doesn’t necessarily know how to put a name to them. Find below five men’s patterns that may be seen on some of your favourite items of clothing.
Herringbone: Herringbone is characterized, by its distinguished V-shaped weaving pattern. Fabric that is patterned with herringbone is usually wool or tweed cloth, and people love it for its broken zigzag pattern. This pattern is usually seen on pants and jackets.
Houndstooth : Often in black and white, Houndstooth, also known as dogstooth, resembles a pattern of broken checks. Suits and shirts are popular with this pattern.
Tartan : Familiar with the famous Burberry print found on shirts, trench-coats, scarves, etc? This print is known as Tartan. It is a pattern that resembles a horizontal and vertical criss- cross design formed by multiple coloured threads. Tartan is also called plaid and an example would be the pattern on a Scottish kilt.
Argyle : Often seen on socks, Argyle is made up of diamond patterns that are occasionally woven. Argyle knitwear was worn as golf clothing, and became popular after the first world war.
Chevron : Retro inspired, Chevron is a pattern made up of lines or stripes in V shapes or inverted V shapes. Commonly referred to as ‘zig-zag’ in the past, this pattern resurfaced and started trending immediately.