They're so much more than pretty — pleated skirts are popping up on our street-style radar with good reason. In all things transitional, this silhouette has serious styling power. It's both daytime appropriate and nighttime sexy and looks just as good layered up right now as it will on its own come Spring. It may just be the best transitional piece you've overlooked in your closet. To that point, we've zeroed in on 10 astutely styled pleats — some counter the femme with edgy details; others speak to the pleats' smarter, preppier sense. In every case, its versatility knows no bounds. Click through to see why we're newly obsessed with our pleated skirts — then shop the looks you love.