Last year, the pleated skirt returned with the viral Miu Miu micro mini, and TikTok fashion creators boosted the trend by sharing their favorite styles, like the viral skirt from Chopova Lowena. Now, its reign continues, and plenty of brands have jumped on the bandwagon with pleated skirts that range from demure to daring.
The short skirt pairs perfectly with so many fall staples. Fashion enthusiasts are embracing its timeless design and tapping into the full academia look. You can even style one to be oh so Y2K, whether that means Cher Horowitz from Clueless or Meg Ryan in You’ve Got Mail. It’s also a perfect piece for warm fall days and can be worn with light cardigan sweaters, daily sneakers, and polo shirts.
Whether you’re already fully into the trend or want to tap into your feminine side, we’ve rounded up the best pleated skirts. There are faux leather variations, denim styles, and breezy cotton knit options along with micros, minis, midis, maxis in plaid prints, stripes, and a rainbow of colors. It’s your turn to find the perfect option for you.
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