Ladylike, Lovely, and a Little Edgy — 14 Fall-Perfect Pleated Skirts

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Ladylike, Lovely, and a Little Edgy — 14 Fall-Perfect Pleated Skirts
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Ladylike, Lovely, and a Little Edgy — 14 Fall-Perfect Pleated Skirts

Because of its soft knit fabrication, you could easily swap out your sweats for this Michael Michael Kors Pleated Ribbed-Knit Skirt ($250) for the same comfy feel with an infinitely chicer look.

 

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A little preppy, a little punk — this Juicy Couture Plaid Pleated Miniskirt ($244) would add statement power to your button-downs and knits.

 

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As for cool plays on both colorblocking and leather, this Joie Lusila Leather Skirt ($458) pulls double duty and delivers both trends in one easy piece.

 

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Lace frills give this Topshop Pleated Skirt ($96) a little something extra — just the right details to dress up at night with heels or pare down with a turtleneck for day.

 

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Capitalize on Fall's burgundy hues with this Club Monaco Tessa Skirt ($150) and top it off with a leather jacket to achieve that effortless downtown cool.

 

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This Aqua Leather Skirt ($288) has the perfect jewel-tone hue to play off black tights.

 

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This Rachel Roy Sunburst Skirt ($328) may just be the perfect party skirt, but don't underestimate how cool it will look pared down with novelty knits, tights, and ankle boots for a more casual ensemble.

 

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The leather look with a totally affordable price, thanks to this Sparkle & Fade Pleated Faux Leather Skirt ($59).

 

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When we think of ways to inject a little girlieness into our Fall look, this Rebecca Taylor Circular Skirt ($225) is at the top of our list.

 

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Channel the classic prep-school vibe with this Lacoste L!VE Crepe Mini Pleated Striped Skirt ($125) — then add an oxford button-down to further the feel.

 

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We love the artsy print and Autumn hues on this Proenza Schouler Full Skirt With Peplum Detail ($795).

 

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This Victoria's Secret Pleated Maxi Skirt ($70) is one affordable way to rock the slit — just add a slouchy cashmere sweater to balance out the sex appeal.

 

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We love that this ladylike fit and more demure length gets an edgy accent with the exposed zip on this Boy. by Band of Outsiders Pleated Pocket Skirt ($545).

 

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Further the flair of this Raoul Silk Print Pleated Skirt ($300) with an equally bold print on top or temper it with a sleek blouse — either way, you can't go wrong.

 

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By now we know: ladylike pleats aren't going anywhere. After seasons of pleated skirts, it's clear that they're here for the long haul - only this time around, they're getting a few seasonal updates like slick leather, preppy-cum-punky plaid, and rich shades of burgundy that speak perfectly to Fall's biggest trends. We're envisioning a lineup of pretty pleats to shake up our wardrobe - like a sheer pleated black maxi to update our date-night look and a colorblocked leather mini to pep up our weekend routine. We promise, this set of pleated skirts isn't just for the girlie girls - click on to shop our favorites.

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