Pleats Are the Most Wearable High-Fashion Trend You Should be Shopping This Summer
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No longer just for school uniforms, pleating is the unexpected detail that is elevating summer basics for 2021. This eye-catching textural twist automatically transforms a basic skirt into an office- or event-appropriate statement piece. In particular, micro-pleats are dominating our online shopping carts right now. The tiny, dainty folds — often rendered in airy fabrics — lend a modern edge to midi-silhouettes and classic prints. Regardless of your personal style, there are endless ways to tackle this trend — it's especially well-suited for floaty dresses and feminine blouses, but don't underestimate the power of a pleated pant! As you'll see ahead, pleats are surprisingly adaptable.