Spring 2012 Trend: Pleats

5 Mar

Pleats are a massive trend this season, and if Fall 2012 collections are anything to go by, they are not going anywhere in a hurry.

The beauty about it is the very many ways designers have expressed the trend, from dresses, to skirts to tops! who would have thought pleats could show up in more than just skirts.

If you’ve ever been fascinated by accordion pleats, this is your opportunity to rock the trend in the most creative way you can think about. The great thing is that you’ve got tons of styles to get inspired by. Your go to designer for variety is most definitely Chloe, just look below.

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Ralph Lauren

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Ralph Lauren

Prada did some really beautiful pleated dresses, the powder blue and yellow dress is a sure favourite.

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Prada

Prabal Gurung touched on the trend but in beautiful saturated colour, the partially pleated skirt is simply stunning.

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Prabal Gurung

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Prabal Gurung

The Chloe collection was centred around accordion pleats and shows the most versatile ways of wearing the trend. It doesn’t get better than a pleated blouse tucked into shorts with a blazer thrown over.

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The bright orange pleated dress by Christian Siriano finally did it for me!

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Christian Siriano

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Christian Siriano

This is a trend definitely worth trying out!

 

Photo credits: Elle.com

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2 Responses to “Spring 2012 Trend: Pleats”

  1. Zainab March 6, 2012 at 9:49 am #

    I can totally have the first one for a wedding gown!

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