The perfection of Herringbone

The Herringbone Pattern, so named for a fancied resemblance to the skeleton of a fish, is our latest love.

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It’s classic, simple and beautiful.

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The origin of the herringbone pattern is a road system developed by the Roman Empire around 500 B.C.  The interlocking pattern relies on criss-crossing chevrons and creates the stability for the road to absorb the compression of movement.

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In fabric, it can be traced back to Egyptian textiles, but is generally defined as a variant of twill. It’s perfection.

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Herringbone, for us, represents simple, classic design which has withstood the test of time for centuries.

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Herringbone is versatile, it can be applied to a myriad materials… if you keep your eyes open you can see it everywhere.

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Anything can be complicated; that’s easy. What’s difficult is making the simple, beautiful.

That’s Herringbone.

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