Micro pleats are shaping up to be the silhouette of the season. Graduating from their preppy vibe, the signature school uniform style got a high fashion treatment this season.
These new pleats are feminine, modern and move effortlessly through your entire wardrobe. They also pair flawlessly with just about everything in your closet be it a tee for the weekend or a structured blazer for work. We can’t get enough of these fab folds and have picked up a few pieces that are guaranteed to sharpen your summer style game:
Vero Moda Dress (Rs. 1886; Myntra.com): A sleek blazer will give this dress a little substance to make an easy transition to your nine to five.
Forever 21 Pleated Shirt (Rs. 1219): The gorgeous color of this blouse is a sweet treat to your wardrobe in this scorching heat. Contrast the flair of the top with a fitted skirt or temper it with a pair of sleek pants, either way you can’t go wrong.
Floral Pleated Skirt (Rs. 2895; Koovs.com): This brilliant print from Henry Holland is playful and fresh - twirl in this skirt during the day with a simple white tee and platform sandals or go bold for the night by throwing in another print into the mix.
Asos Cami (Rs.1000 approx): Billowy shape and the black trim give this pleated top something extra - just the right details to dress up at night with sky high pumps and leather skinnies or pare down with a your favorite jeans and birkinstocks for the day.
Miss Bennett Skirt (Rs. 999; Jabong.com): During the day, play to the easiness of the maxi skirt with pieces such as an open knit sweater and a sling bag that are just as effortless to pull together. Statement jewels and high-impact platforms mixed with a crop top can take this skirt from daytime sweet to night time sassy.
Chemistry Skirt (Rs. 449; Fashionara.com): You can keep it classy and team the skirt with a chiffon top and pointy pumps or you can choose to edge up your pleats with punky-meets-prep pieces, like a white button-down, leather jacket and pair of motorcycle boots.