I am sure that I am not the only one who has noticed that pleated pants are making a big comeback. It has been a LONG time since I have rocked this look – like 15 years – so my apprehensions are a little high thinking about this one. More than any other trend that has popped back up over last few years, this one really screams 80’s to me. And yet, I find myself gravitating towards it. When done right (big emphasis on the done right) I think it can be really cute. Especially when made in a flowy fabric and paired with a tight fitting skinny tee either tucked in or tied off at the waist.
So yep, today I am focusing on the comeback of the pleated pants. Where is the best inspiration in ready to wear and how can we make ourselves a great pair for spring?
First, the inspiration:
Here are a few of the patterns that I thought would work really well for a similar look.