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What does Herringbone mean?

A weave in which twill warp stripes are created by running twills in different directions.

Heddels explains Herringbone

Herringbone weave, also known as “chevron weave”, has a distinctive V shaped pattern that resembles a herring’s skeleton.

It is used most often with wool fabrics, especially tweed, a Scottish fabric commonly used for luggage and outerwear. However, some denim brands, such as Naked & Famous, have produced herringbone raw denim models.

Additional Resources

Naked & Famous herringbone raw denim:

Raw Denim Term - Herringbone

Source: nakedandfamousdenim.com