This is a microtrend that I’ve been bookmarking for a while now and I’m curious to see if it would really work out. As a fashion editor, I do that a lot. It’s like investigative work (except nobody’s life is at stake). We get a clue about something, follow it for a while, and see if something bigger comes out of it. When that finally happens, read about it here. Today I’m finally excited and confident enough to report on the trend: pleated mini skirts.
After seeing dozens of fashion girls experimenting with pleated minis, I thought it was time to break down the “why” and “how” to aid the gradual success of this rock trend. When you see or think of pleated mini skirts, you can assume private school uniforms, tennis, and cheerleaders come to mind, but when you see fashion girls styling them in different ways, you won’t even remember what yours are School uniform is earlier looked like.
The nature of this skirt exudes a preppy vibe that you may not be able to incorporate into your personal style, but with the right counterparts and seven styling tips upfront, I firmly believe you can tackle the trend. From cardigans to cowboy boots, learn how to style my new favorite rock trend of the year and shop for some of the coolest versions below.