Pleated Skirts Were Big in 2014, But Here's How to Wear Yours 5 Years On

Think back to the sartorial leaders of spring 2014, and you'll get a fond recollection of pleated skirts. Five years ago, pleats made a cool-kid comeback thanks to the runway shows of Proenza Schouler and Timo Weiland, and as predicted, the elegant '50s silhouette flooded the high street with brands from Zara to New Look stocking iterations of the style. Everyone owned one and wore it proudly with a white tee all summer.

Well, if you were savvy enough to cling on to your pleated skirt, pat yourself on the back, because pleats are making a surprising resurgence. Street style stars are making strong cases for pleated skirts once more, adding a few styling updates. Below, we've provided a refresher course on how to wear your pleated skirt in 2019. Sashay away…