12 of the Best Pleated Skirts (Spring Trend Watch!)


The pleated skirt trend is still going strong from last fall. As spring approaches though, the best versions to scoop up now are light and airy. Pair these fun, floaty skirts with a simple tee for instant chic.

  • Sophisticated 1 of 12
    The perfect brown/charcoal color in the length of the moment. So chic.
    Available at Zara for $79.90
  • Tiny Polka Dots 2 of 12
    Tiny Polka Dots
    Sweet little red polka dots cover this mid-length pleated skirt.
    Available at Madewell for $94.50
  • Neutral 3 of 12
    If you're looking for a neutral pleated skirt but you're tired of black, this champagne-colored version may be just the thing.
    Available at The Limited for $79.90
  • Vivid Green 4 of 12
    Vivid Green
    If you want to dive into the trend without plunking down a lot of cash, look no further!
    Available at Forever21 for $19.80
  • Color-Blocked 5 of 12
    A little less sheer and a little more grown up, but the swash of color-blocking keeps it current.
    Available at Ann Taylor for $118
  • Metallic 6 of 12
    Peachy keen! This is a great one to dress up for a night out.
    Available at TopShop for $130
  • Bold Polka Dots 7 of 12
    Bold Polka Dots
    Big black and white polka dots are so fun!
    Available at ASOS for $152.19
  • Subtle Polka Dots 8 of 12
    Subtle Polka Dots
    Of course, if subtlety is more your thing, you could go with these tone-on-tone dots.
    Available at ModCloth for $42.99
  • Assymetrical 9 of 12
    Party in the front, business in the back?
    Available at Zara for $59.90
  • Yellow Maxi 10 of 12
    Yellow Maxi
    This bright yellow skirt from Hive & Honey is perfect for spring.
    Available at Piperlime for $59
  • Sweet Coral 11 of 12
    Sweet Coral
    My favorite of the bunch. Everything from the color to the length to the layers and layers of delicate chiffon here is just right.
    Available at J.Crew for $118
  • Mini 12 of 12
    This skirt is part of the Jason Wu line that sold out nearly immediately, but there are still a few sizes to be had.
    Available at Target for $29.99

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