I have no idea where the name "houndstooth" came from, but I do know that it's a great print. Houndstooth is a very fashionable, bold print that can be worn on many different pieces of clothing. Here are some ways you can wear houndstooth, along with links to incredibly affordable pieces of clothing with the houndstooth print.
The black and white print is sophisticated and classy. You can match it with black or add a pop of color to the black and white. Houndstooth skirt options are here, here, here and here.
If you want to wear a houndstooth dress or romper, make sure to keep the rest of your outfit really simple. Houndstooth is a very bold print and you don't want to overcrowd your outfit. Here and here are more options.
Shake up your professional attire with classy houndstooth pants, like these or these.