Designers have long found inspiration in pleats, from Mariano Fortuny's "Delphos" dress to Stella McCartney's standout AW2011 collection. Box, Accordion, Inverted, Honeycomb, Knife – there are as many types of pleats as there are plausible explanations for when and where they first...

Over a year ago, one of our readers asked us where she could find an accordion pleat skirt. Trouble was that at the time, all the accordion pleat skirts were expensive designer items. This season, they've finally trickled down to the reach of more shallow pockets. I can't wait to buy the heck...

bodice and then a pleated skirt to a Cinema Society screening of "La Dolce Vita." This dress is perfect for showing off your waist and creating the illusion of hips. It can also double as a summer dress for the daytime. At an Elie Tahari handbag launch event, Emmy Rossum donned a beautiful...

Nalin) out and about in delicate accordion pleat skirts we knew we had discovered our new summer uniform. Regardless of the length – mini, midi or maxi – these petite pleats will be on heavy rotation this season and our top of choice will be an unstructured blouse tucked in à la Olivia or...

One of the upcoming season's biggest trends is the accordion pleat skirt. We recently saw this chic look on Gossip Girl Star, Blake Lively, and we think this trend is one that will not only be a spring hit, but last well into next fall. Many celebrities have been spotted in this chic, flowing...

Urban Outfitter Striped Chiffon Blouse | Club Monaco Pleated Accordion Skirt | Straw Hat with an attached H&M flower Clip Oh, vacation planning can be so stressful! We are the type of people who just go with the flow, and we're not really picky. But I am learning really fast that if you want...

We're totally digging the accordion pleat craze this season. Whether short and sweet or long and maxified, the trend is a cutesy twist with a great feminine edge—we really just can't get enough of these fab folds. So we trolled the good ol' interwebs for six varied frocks and skirts that will...

This accordion pleated dress hasn't been worn in some time. While I normally shy away from polyester, I love the color and the details on it so much. Plus, I've been on a pastel kick lately. What better way to wear it on this sunny day than with a lavender cashmere cardigan?

Check out some great accordion pleat dresses and skirts for all sizes and price ranges: Image via fullfrontalfashion.com 29 year old freelance writer, Image Consultant, Makeup Artist, and President of Urban Glamour, LLC. Trained by the best at NYC's Fashion Institute of Technology, I...

 

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