Glossary: Glen Plaid

Glossary: Glen Plaid | The Cutting Class. Alexander McQueen, Menswear, SS15, London. Glen plaid panelled with plain and houndstooth suiting.

Alexander McQueen, Menswear, SS15, London.

An example of fabric woven with a glen plaid pattern, mixed with plain and houndstooth suiting from the Spring-Summer 2015 Menswear show at Alexander McQueen. You may also see glen plaid named as glen check or “Prince of Wales” check.

The weave structure for a glen plaid is based on a twill weave that is used to create the different squares of patterns within the weave.

Glossary: Glen Plaid | The Cutting Class. Alexander McQueen, Menswear, SS15, London. Glen plaid is also referred to as glen check and Prince of Wales Check.

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