Mini Pleats Make a Big Statement for Spring

  • 18th November 2013

Moving on from school uniforms and traditional tartans, pleating gets a whole new look this spring with shimmery metallics and gossamer chiffon being the fabric of choice for this favorite.

 

Pleats on the 2014 runway at Proenza Schouler

Pleats on the 2014 runway at Proenza Schouler. Photo Courtesy of: Gap Press

Alberta Ferretti 2014 Spring Runway

Alberta Ferretti 2014 Spring Runway

 

 

 

Proenza Schouler in Vogue Hong Kong

Proenza Schouler in Vogue Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

More pleats abound at Gucci 2014

More pleats abound at Gucci 2014

 

 

How to make the above miniscule pleats work for you:

 

Pleated Silk Top Vanessa Bruno
Rchas Pleated Silk-Twill Blouse

 

 

Pleated Silk Top, Vanessa Bruno, mytheresa.com, € 352.00

Silk-Twill Blouse, Rochas, net-a-porter.com, $1150.00

 

 

Philosophy by Natalie Ratabesi Pleated Blouse

Philosophy by Natalie Ratabesi Pleated Plunge Blouse. Photo courtesy of: GapPress

 

 

The Dress & Jumpsuit:

 

Kyoto-Pleated-Crepe-Dress-Alice-by-Temperley
Alice + Olivia Sheer Pleated Chiffon Jumpsuit

 

 

 

 

Kyoto Pleated Crepe Dress Alice by Temperley, net-a-porter.com, $495.00

Alice + Olivia Sheer Pleated Chiffon Jumpsuit, neimanmarcus.com, $495.00 (Available on Pre-Order)

 

 

Rubied Dusk Dress Anthropologie
Rubied Dusk Dress Anthropologie

 

 

Rubied Dusk Dress, anthropologie.com, $298.00

 

Marc Jacobs Bicolor Pleated Tie Dress

 

Marc Jacobs Bicolor Pleated Tie Dress, neimanmarcus.com, $1800 (Available on Pre-Order)

 

 

 

JCrew Collection Pleated Crepe Shirtdress
JCrew Collection Pleated Crepe Shirtdress

 

 

 

JCrew Collection Pleated Crepe Shirtdress, net-a-porter.com, $198.00

 

 

 

Ivory Tiered Pleated Dress with Zardosi Work

Ivory Tiered Pleated Dress with Zardosi Work

 

 

 

Pleated skirts are mostly high-wasted and ‘midi’

 

Vincenzo Runway Pleated Skirts 2014
Vincenzo Runway Pleated Skirts 2014

Vincenzo Runway Pleated Skirts 2014. Photos courtesy of: Gap Press

 

 

Pleated Midi Skirt
Forever 21 Chic Accordion Pleated Maxi Skirt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pleated Midi Skirt, zara.com, $79.90

Forever 21 Chic Accordion Pleated Maxi Skirt, forverer21.com, $23.00

 

Christopher Kane Black & White Pleated Midi Skirt
Christopher Kane Black & White Pleated Midi Skirt

 

 

Christopher Kane Black & White Pleated Midi Skirt, montaignemarket.com, 570,00 €

 

 

Anthropologie Patula Maxi Skirt

Anthropologie Patula Maxi Skirt

 

 

Anthropologie Patula Maxi Skirt, anthropologie.com, $128.00

 

 

A ‘Last Look’ at how Ferragamo let pleated panels peek out from more traditional kilts:

 

Salvatore Ferragamo 2014 pleated skirts on the runway
Salvatore Ferragamo 2014 pleated skirts on the runway

 

Victoria Beckham Does the Peek-Boo-Pleats As Well:

 

Victoria Beckham Peek-a-Boo Pleats

Victoria Beckham Peek-a-Boo Pleats. Photo Courtesy of: Gap Press

Victoria Beckham Oxblood Dress with White Pleats

 

 

Shimmery Metallic Pleated Dress in Vogue Hong KongShimmery Metallic Pleated Dress in Vogue Hong Kong

Shimmery Metallic Pleated Dress in Vogue Hong Kong

 

 

 

Pleated long tuxedo coat in Vogue Hong Kong is right on trend.

Pleated long tuxedo coat in Vogue Hong Kong is right on trend.

 

 

 

Pleated with peek-a-boo cut outs in Vogue Hong Kong

Pleated with peek-a-boo cut outs in Vogue Hong Kong

 

 

 

Pleated chiffon coupled with metallic shimmer in Vogue Hong Kong

Pleated chiffon coupled with metallic shimmer in Vogue Hong Kong


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