Trend to Try: Pleats


Need a garment that is office appropriate? Need a garment that can work with almost anything else you already have in your closet? Ladies, you need to try a pleated skirt, top or dress.

These days, pleats look less like school girl attire and more like sophisticated staples. On the runway, Prada re-introduced the 1950s silhouette with short skirts, midi dresses, maxi dresses and asymmetrical skirts in metallics, pastels and neutrals.

Pleats will stay in your closet throughout the seasons because they are great pieces for transitioning. You can give a pleated skirt a 9-to-5 twist with a tailored jacket and transitioned it to weekend wear with a simple tee.

There are many ways to get into the accordion folds trend…

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