Sometimes called a “Broken Twill Weave”, this geometric pattern has its roots in the Roman Empire, where it was used in buildings its roadways. Despite its ancient beginnings, herringbone is still an important part of classic menswear today and remains one of the most popular cloths for tailoring.

Made from wool, this fabric is a subtle and easy way to add some pattern to your wardrobe without overpowering the rest of your outfit. In fact, at a small scale, this geometric cloth can look solid from afar. However, on a larger scale, the pattern becomes much bolder.