How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt

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How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks. Hello friends, Happy Monday.

So how are you today? The sun is shining and it feels like spring is on its way, yeah.

I love this skirt as it is so colourful and makes me feel happy whenever I wear it. Red is also such a cheerful colour. It would be hard not to smile, when wearing this skirt. Wouldn’t it?

Few items in the world of fashion are as lively and adaptable as a vibrant pleated skirt. I mean, how beautiful is this skirt?

The colours all work together, perfectly.

It has a fabulous selection of colours and you can use these colours in your top. A pink, black, white and red plain top would all look great.

Don’t you think?

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks:

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks.

Learning how to style a vivid pleated skirt can help you up your fashion game, whether you’re going for a dramatic statement or a subtle splash of colour.

I went for a plain black top, on this occasion but how great would it look with pink, white or red? Red would really make the outfit pop.

So today, I will go over some crucial pointers and strategies in this tutorial to help you style your vibrant pleated skirt with confidence and style.

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt

Mastering the Art of Styling Your Pleated Skirt Tips:

Mastering the Art of Styling Your Pleated Skirt Tips:

  • Firstly, Embrace The Colour Contrast.
  • Secondly, Mix And Match The Fabrics.
  • Thirdly, Add Accessories.
  • Fourthly, Experiment With Different Layering.

Embrace The Colour Contrast:

Playing up contrast is a key styling tip for a vibrant pleated skirt. For a striking look, pair your skirt with a shirt in a matching colour from your skirt. Like I did with a black t-shirt.

Pick out your favourite colour from the skirt and go with that. Try experimenting with all the different colours too. A plain top works perfectly.

Consider wearing your skirt with a fresh white top for a bright and cheery ensemble, for instance, if it has strong red and black hues.

Match a colour for your shoes too.

Mix And Match The Fabrics:

Try combining different textures to give your outfit depth and visual interest.

For a cosier yet stylish look, wear your pleated skirt with a soft knit jumper; alternatively, go for a sleek silk top or plain t-shirt, like I have.

Don’t be scared to experiment with different materials to create a statement ensemble that grabs attention. How about a graphic t-shirt or a chunky knitted jumper?

To achieve a balanced look when styling a pleated skirt, proportions must be considered. To define your waist and create a pleasing shape, pair your airy, voluminous skirt with a fitted top.

On the other hand, for a carefree and easygoing style, think about wearing your more fitted top with your skirt if it has a more streamlined silhouette.

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt:

Add Accessories:

Don’t be afraid to accessorise to complete your pleated skirt combination; striking pieces may really make a statement.

Such as a striking belt, a statement necklace, or a set of earrings, can give your ensemble flair and individuality.

I love wearing lightweight scarfs with the skirt too. I can easily make the look different by changing a scarf around.

Just bear in mind to draw attention to your skirt by selecting accessories that enhance rather than draw attention to your skirt by choosing accessories that complement rather than overpower your look.

Experiment With Different Layering:

Layering is another fantastic way to style your colourful pleated skirt for different seasons and occasions.

During colder months, layer a cosy sweater or jacket over your top for added warmth and style.

In warmer weather, opt for a lightweight cardigan or denim jacket for a casual yet chic look. Don’t be afraid to get creative with your layering to create unique and stylish outfits year-round.

So what do you think about today’s outfit?

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How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks:

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks.

Now that you have these stylistic pointers under your belt, you may confidently and stylishly sport a vibrant pleated skirt.

Cherish the adaptability of your pleated skirt and allow your individuality to come through in every outfit you wear.

Whether you’re dressing up for a formal event or incorporating a splash of colour into your everyday clothes.

Travelling In Style. Loving this M&S pleated skirt I picked up just before we went away to New York last year.

Plus it was a bargain as I got it off the sale rail in Marks And Spencer. Can’t remember exactly how much it was but around £12!!

It was also so comfortable to wear to sit on a train ride and 8 hour flight in too.

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt:

What I Wore:

What I Wore: T-shirt borrowed from my mum as couldn’t find my black jumper! | Skirt: Marks And Spencer | Shoes: Mary Janes Amazon

So what do you think about this look?

So what should I wear with a long pleated skirt? Try a t-shirt, blouse or jumper, with a colour to complement your skirt and tuck it in!

Pleated, demi and maxi skirts are all in style for spring 2024. So which kind of skirt is your go to one for warmer weather? I love all 3 and will be wearing them all.

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How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks:

How To Rock A Colourful Pleated Skirt: Styling Tips & Tricks.

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2 Comments

  1. Kezzie
    18 March 2024 / 23:10

    It’s so funny I came to look at this post after seeing it in my Blog feed (which I don’t look at very often) after I wondered what your pleated skirt looked like. To my surprise, I am wearing a striped sweater in these exact colours- I haven’t worn this sweater for at least 3 years so it was such a weird coincidence I happened to come and read this post on the same day!! You look lovely in the sweater and I love your tips for how to style it!

    • 27 March 2024 / 05:57

      Oh wow, Kezzie, what a coincidence! Thanks so much for stopping by. Lovely to hear from you.