Find a Pleated Skirt to Flatter your Figure

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Pleated skirts are having a moment.. find the fit that’s right for you!

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Wearing: Pink Pleated Skirt, White T-shirt, Denim Jacket, Black Studded Boots (Similar here).
 

Hi everybody.. Happy mid week! Can you believe we are down to the last few weeks of the year?! Seriously though, where has the time gone! I have had such a busy November, and December is always crazy, so it looks like it is going to be a big finish to the year! Phew..

Anyway today I wanted to take a quick look at pleated skirts, you have no doubt seen them popping up everywhere lately. I have even shared my love for the metallic pleated skirt in the past, however I have to admit I was slightly hesitant to give this trend a go at first. I worried the style would not be very flattering but after a little bit of research and a few change room trips later, I think I have them figured out!

If you have an hourglass shape, or if you are wanting to create the illusion of an hourglass figure, then go for a full voluminous accordion pleat like this one, or if you are wanting a slimmer look, then choose a skirt with small pleats (like the one I’m wearing) or flat knife pleats. The midi length looks best with heels and a pair of simple pumps in a nude colour will help elongate the legs.

The most flattering way to wear a pleated skirt for any figure is by highlighting your waist and tucking in your top. Go for a cropped top or a sheer blouse, if you dare, or add a belt at the waist. Although if you don’t really care about rules and just want to wear pleated skirts your own way then an oversized jumper and sneakers is the chicest way to rock the look.. but just don’t expect your man to like it (or understand it for that matter!)

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30 Comments

  1. Jenelle December 7, 2016

    I haven’t seen to many column shaped pleated skirts, but this is really flattering on you Em. I love that colour too!
    XX JENELLE
    http://WWW.INSPIRINGWIT.COM

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  2. Prints And Roses December 7, 2016

    such a gorgeous skirt!

    Inspirational and stylish wall art for your home!
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  3. MIRJAM December 7, 2016

    Absolutely in love with that skirt – especially in combination with those cool boots!
    xx Mirjam | http://www.miiju.ch

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  4. sonia // daring coco December 7, 2016

    I love your tips. I tried one the other day and it was not nice on. I think I’m going to keep an eye out for finer pleats next time round.

    Sxx
    http://www.daringcoco.com
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  5. Merel December 7, 2016

    That skirt is amazing! Gorgeous color! Wow.

    X Merel
    http://www.andathousandwords.com

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  6. sanssouci December 7, 2016

    Such a cute look! Love the skirt!
    http://www.sanssouci.website/noise-01/

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  7. tiffany December 7, 2016

    Hi! You accessorized the skirt beautifully! Well wishes

    Tiff
    http://www.dashoffashandfinance.com

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  8. Vanessa December 8, 2016

    Love the blush tones on you! The skirt is so chic, babe!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    http://www.WhatWouldVWear.com

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  9. Daniel December 8, 2016

    Love this look, especially those boots!

    Daniel x

    The Daniel Originals | Instagram: danielpoonvignez

    New Post: Casual Fall Outfit

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  10. Sharon Wu December 8, 2016

    That pleated skirt DEFINITELY flatters you girl, especially with that gorgeous denim jacket! Love this entire look from head to toe! xo, sharon

    http://www.stylelullaby.com/fashion/grey-new-black/

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  11. Jessi Malay December 8, 2016

    This is such a gorgeous look babe! I love how you paired the rosy skirt with some edgier, casual pieces like those ankle boots and the denim jacket.. it makes the outfit so perfect for everyday wear! Have a great week girl 🙂

    Xo Jessi,
    http://www.mywhitet.com/stars/

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  12. Andreea Birsan December 8, 2016

    Your pleated skirt goes so well with that denim jacket! Pure love. Have a nice week! <3

    Andreea,
    http://couturezilla.com/

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  13. Beauty Follower December 9, 2016

    Lovely skirt!

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  14. Violette December 9, 2016

    I love this pleated skirt and it’s perfect paired with this denim skirt!

    http://violettedaily.com

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  15. Amy December 9, 2016

    Pleated skirts are the best! Love that one with your boots.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  16. Kelsey Bang December 9, 2016

    love the skirt with the ankle boots! awesome look!

    kelseybang.com

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  17. elifnaz December 9, 2016

    Gorgeous outfit! That skirt is so pretty!

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  18. auna December 9, 2016

    Love the jean jacket paired with the pleated skirt! So so CHIC!!!!

    XX Auna | http://simplyauna.com

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  19. Aria Di Bari December 9, 2016

    You truly styled this skirt perfectly!

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  20. Maggie December 9, 2016

    Wow I’m loving this skirt!! You styled it so well 🙂

    http://www.maggiealamode.com

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  21. Rina December 9, 2016

    Loved this post babe! It’s like you read my mind, I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect pleated skirts but just find they don’t flatter me at all! I love your comment that your man won’t appreciate or understand if you pair it with a sweater lol. My man doesn’t understand most of my fashion choices.. lol!

    xoxo Rina
    http://www.andshedressed.com

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  22. Yiota December 9, 2016

    Love the colour of this skirt, it would be perfect to wear it in summer too with a lovely tank top!! I need to get a metallic pleated skirt asap, I love metallics!

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

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  23. Jaz December 9, 2016

    Such a cute outfit, I love the colour of the skirt! It makes me excited for next Spring/Summer – Thanks for sharing 🙂
    Jaz xoxo
    http://www.thelifeofasocialbutterfly.co.uk

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  24. Eugenia Vazquez December 11, 2016

    This skirt looks perfect on you!
    Obsessed Fashion Blog

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  25. Rubi December 11, 2016

    Awesome outfit babe, love the dusty pink paired with denim!

    xo Rubi

    Pose & Repeat

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  26. Sarah-Allegra December 12, 2016

    I seriously can’t get enough of your amazing looks! This pleated skirt is gorgeous and love the way your wear it!

    xx Sarah-Allegra
    http://www.fashionequalsscience.com

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  27. Rachel December 12, 2016

    Simply cool and stylish! You look amazing!

    http://chicglamstyle.com

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  28. Anaivilo December 13, 2016

    This is such a gorgeous outfit! I love how that pink skirt goes with the denim jacket, it’s just a perfect match!

    http://thewonderfashion.blogspot.com

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  29. Stella Asteria December 14, 2016

    I am so in love with this look my dear Emily! Pleated skirts, especially accordion pleats, are my favourite skirts and you wear this blush pink one so perfectly! I love how you toned it down with the denim jacket and these fantastic boots for an edgy touch! Amazing styling and look, and you look fantastic!
    Thank you so much for the inspiration babe! Hope you’re having a great week so far!
    xoxo
    Stella
    http://www.stellaasteria.com

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