1 pleated skirt 3 ways {workwear wednesday}

I’m not going to lie, when I think of pleats and clothes, I think of pleated khaki pants that our dads wore in the 90s and might even still wear today. I don’t have a lot of pleats in my closet and the ones I do have tend to show up on skirts, which is not bad.

I didn’t get a chance to showcase my favorite pleated skirt in a brand-new work outfit so instead I’m showing off 3 previous outfits featuring the same skirt.

workwear wednesdaypleated skirt + polka dot blousegap bug button down, black skirt, trotters t-straps

Want more pleats? Need more pleats? Go check out Delightfully, Kristi and The Thrifty Girl’s Guide for more workwear wednesday goodness.

Do you wear pleats? How do you wear them?

Outfit deets:
Top: J. crew polka dot men’s shirt, thrifted
Sweater: Old navy, thrifted
Skirt: Simply Vera by Vera Wang, consignment
Bag: Rough & Tumble (saved up my consignment money to buy this one)
Necklace: Groopdealz? old
Tights: gift from mom
Shoes: Sanita clogs, thirfted

Top: Apt. 9 polka dot blouse, thrifted
Skirt: Simply Vera by Vera Wang, consignment
Necklace: Jewelmint, old
Shoes: Franco Sarto mary janes, thrifted

Top: Gap bugs shirt, gift from mom
Skirt: Simply Vera by Vera Wang, consignment
Shoes: Trotters, very old


13 thoughts on “1 pleated skirt 3 ways {workwear wednesday}

  1. That skirt is SO cute on you!! I love the pleats in the front, and I love it in all of those outfits!! I think the first one might be my favorite, but I’m a sucker for layers haha! 🙂

  2. Such a great illustration of the versatility of a pleated skirt. My favorite look is the second one with the polka dot blouse and vintage Mary Janes. I would totally wear this look and try to recreate it with pieces I already have. Like you, I used to associate pleats with men’s chinos. But blogging has introduced me to the varied world of pleats: box pleats, accordion pleats, knife pleats, etc. It’s a great big world of pleats out there! lol Have a great weekend, Nout!

    ❤ Liz

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