Perfect Pleats for SS14
It’s that time of year where we are preparing to step into spring, and shrug off a layer or two that we have been relying on to keep us cosy over the chilly winter months.
Flashback to the Spring/Summer 2014 collections, where feminine pleats where seen to be the epitome of high fashion floating the runways of shows such as Alexander Wang, Christopher Kane, Proenza Schouler and Tocca.
The classic pleat is no stranger to the fashion hall of fame. You only have to look back to the 1950’s where Marilyn Monroe sported an ivory pleated halter dress in her world famous wardrobe malfunction.
However, in 2014 the chic pleat has been modernised with chiffons, silks and casual cottons, whilst incorporating a palette of wearable metallics and pastels; shades which have also been tipped a hot trend for spring.
Be it maxi, midi or mini, start scouring your favourite high street stores who have been taking inspiration from these designers in preparation for building pleats into your spring wardrobe.