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Planning To Buy A Metallic Pleated Skirt? Here’s How To Style It

Planning To Buy A Metallic Pleated Skirt? Here’s How To Style It

Accordion pleats have made a comeback from the 90s only to become a runway and a street style essential. Right now, the one trend that’s making quite the statement is metallic pleated skirts, a rather edgy take on the basic narrow pleated skirt. Most of us might find it intimidating to sport this skirt style, but with the right tips and that dash of confidence, Team WODROB thinks anyone can ace this look. Read on as we share three looks on how to style the metallic pleated skirt without looking like a shiny disco ball.


 Add a sassy tee


Generally categorised as a dressy and preppy piece of garment, the metallic pleated skirt is not just for nights but also perfect for daywear. If you’re looking to achieve a relaxed look, team it up with a tee. Style the skirt with a graphic printed tee, your favourite band tee, or a half tucked-in muscle tee. Accessorise with a felt bowler hat, Lennon glares and a pair of white sneakers for that sporty chic look.

metallic pleated skirt styling
Pic: Em, A Style Album; Camille Callen, Noholita Blog; Jacqueline Fernandez; Daniela Ramirez, Nany’s Klozet

 Layer with your fave jacket


Sport the shiny skirt with a camisole and layer it up with a denim jacket. A half bun, your favourite studded sling bag and sneakers, and you’re good to go. In case you’re one to be at par with trends, incorporate more than a single fad in the same outfit by pairing the skirt with a bomber jacket (Jacqueline-alike…we love this look). You can also work a feminine ensemble by sporting a pussy bow blouse underneath a blazer and team it off with your pleated metallic skirt.

how to style the metallic pleate skirt
Pic: Alia Bhatt, Instagram; Neslihan, Fashionnes; Jacqueline Fernandez; Instagram

 Sport a knitwear and be fall-ready


Want to go all out this fall? Wear a bold-printed or textured knit top with this skirt. If you’re opting for a classic look, try and maintain the same colour palette for both your skirt and top (check Deepika’s look). Love the dress over skirt look? Achieve this by pairing a long knitted top over your metallic pleated skirt. Also, you don’t have to stick with dainty heels for this look, switch those for ankle booties or a pair of sneakers.

Styling the metallic pleated skirt
Pic: Deepika Padukone, Instagram; Alexa Chung, Pinterest; Brittany Bathgate; Blog
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