That is, accordion pleats.
My recent post (here) on sheer, flowy clothing with prints naturally made me think about flowy clothing with pleats (I say "naturally" because it is a natural progression in my mind, but probably not the same for most sane people, so bear with me). Ever since I saw the look on Chloe's Spring 2011 runway, I have been hooked:
But, I haven't found a pleated skirt for my wardrobe. Not for lack of searching, as you will see:
I like this American Apparel version because of the similar color, but I am not ecstatic about the shiny fabric and the fact that everyone else already has it:
I love this look captured by Mr. Newton (is it me, or is this the same girl from my "brights" post?):
I love the length and price of this option, but the green might be too bold for all the soft, subtle colors I am into right now for spring:
I also like this Trina Turk office-friendly version. It is reminiscent of a school uniform of sorts:
Has anyone successfully acquired an accordion number of their own? If so, details! And I can't decide if this is a trend we'll be seeing for a while, or something that will be gone by the end of the summer....?