Pleated Skirt: 4 Models + Fashion Tips | Trend Look

The pleated skirt exudes style and femininity in all simplicity. Timeless, elegant and right in the current fashion trend, the pleated skirt is a must-have of the women's wardrobe. Easy to accessorize, it flirts with different types of looks depending on the occasion. The short pleated skirt, a nod to the school uniform, blows a playful breath of fresh air. While the long or midi pleated skirt brings effortless sophistication. For a special occasion or everyday, the pleated skirt is a trendy garment that emphasizes your body type and your look. But which model and which length to choose? How to wear and accessorize the pleated skirt? How to take care of your pretty pleats? You will know everything, everything, everything about the beautiful pleated skirt in this article.

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1. Short pleated skirt

This short and soft pleated skirt is perfect for warm weather. Pretty highlighted legs, marked waist and flared cut balance the silhouette. Especially if you're wearing a jacket, whether it's a blazer or a leather biker jacket.

Louise black short pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop pleated skirt

Louise short black pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés

Fashion advice: pair the short pleated skirt with a top crop and sandals for a casual summer look. Or a button-down shirt for a more polished look, with white trainers. On the other hand, we will prefer high heels for an evening or at work (boots or pumps, depending on the place).

Louise short gray pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop pleated skirt

Short pleated skirt gray Louise - Les Petits Imprimés

Lined with tight short shorts, this little pleated skirt that reveals your thighs is your ally for staying completely calm, even in the event of an unexpected draught!

Louise camel short pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop pleated skirt

Short pleated skirt camel Louise - Les Petits Imprimés

2. Printed midi pleated skirt

This black and white checked pleated skirt, midi length, highlights your lower body like never before! This modernized vintage piece, with a timeless print, emphasizes the slenderness of your waist with its high waist and black and gold belt. The knee length highlights your legs, elongated by the long pleats starting at the waist. Its flared cut balances your silhouette and brings an indisputable elegance to your outfit and a remarkable self-confidence.

Léna high waisted pleated checked skirt - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop women's checked skirt

Léna high-waisted pleated plaid skirt - Les Petits Imprimés

We like to pair this trapeze skirt with basic tops, if possible white, ecru or cream to stay in shades of white, or black if you want to slim down your bust. A pretty black leather bag with golden ties and a beautiful pair of black patent pumps create a sublime look.

3. Midi pleated dress

The long skirt is never as beautiful and sublimated as when it goes perfectly with the top of your outfit. How about a graphic pleated dress designed in two elements: a dark asymmetrical top covering a loose mid-length pleated midi skirt in immaculate white? Definitely a chic and original outfit!

Two-piece dress with asymmetrical top and pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop pleated dress

Two-piece dress with top black asymmetrical and white midi pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés

Timeless, the black and white duo is perfect for work or special occasions, while beige brightens your complexion, especially when joined by pretty, luminous gold jewelry. Contrast the sophistication with flat shoes, also in a neutral material but designed in a beautiful material.

Two-piece dress with beige asymmetric top and white mid-length pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop pleated dress

Two-piece dress with beige asymmetric top and white midi pleated skirt - Les Petits Imprimés

4. Long pleated dress

Pleated dresses are all the rage this season. This fitted pleated shirt dress is a great option for creating a formal, structured, sophisticated look.

Olly orange pleated shirt dress - Les Petits Imprimés  - eshop pleated dress

Long shirt dress with skirt plissé navy blue Olly - Les Petits Imprimés (also available in orange)

For a more casual look, pair it with flats or sandals. For a dressier look, add heels and a trendy necklace. Don't forget to accessorize your hair! For example, soft waves will perfectly complement a pleated dress.

While the orange color alone is the highlight of your outfit, navy blue gives you the audacity of an additional touch of color, as an accessory for example. Scarf, belt, handbag, or shiny shoes: the color or the glitter will make your outfit stand out.

When in doubt, less is more. A pleated dress is all the more beautiful if it is not overloaded with accessories. Let the dress be the star of your outfit, and keep the rest relatively simple.

How to wash and iron a pleated skirt or dress?

The pleats of the pleated skirt require careful care to remain straight and marked. Instructions for washing, cleaning and ironing a pleated skirt (or a pleated dress):

  1. Turn the pleated skirt inside out;
  2. Machine wash the skirt at 30°, delicate or cold cycle, with a mild detergent. If the material is particularly delicate (silk, satin), prefer hand washing;
  3. Air dry the skirt, lying flat;
  4. Iron at low temperature, going over each fold from top to bottom, from the waist to the bottom of the skirt. Good luck, it's really worth it!

Pleated skirt and dress

Whatever the look, the occasion and the place, the pleated skirt adds style to any outfit, with stunning simplicity. In everyday life, as a wedding guest outfit, in the office or in the evening, a pleated skirt or dress will always show you off with elegance and femininity. Because pleated skirts are a great way to add flair to your wardrobe. So, let's go, tell us in the comments which pleated skirt makes you fall in love today and why?

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