Pleated skirts lost their safe and respectable tag, when they sashayed their way down the catwalks at Chloe and Richard Nicholl for spring/summer 11. Here”s our round up of pleats on the high street – click the images for the details.

Take influence from black swan and wear them as part of the ballerina trend or make them futuristic with metallic tops,  luxe leather and glam high heels.  Karen Millen have used pleats in their signature mini-skirt to create a powerful look that will update your spring work wardrobe, while french connection goes soft and feminine by  combining white pleats with pretty pink pastels and vintage sandals. Add tennis shoes and a college jacket and the look fits the preppy trend

Get the skirt – wear it your way..