How to wear pleats at any age: We"ve found the best outfits for the trend whether you"re in your twenties to seventies


How to wear pleats at any age: We've found the best outfits for the trend whether you're in your twenties or seventies

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22:01 GMT, 27 June 2012

Last summer we saw the return of the ‘Pleat’. This somewhat frumpy design has had a style revival and is now a much-loved wardrobe favourite. Here are a few ways to wear it.

Pleated maxi skirt, 16, clothingattesco.com. Top, 45, reissonline.com. Clutch bag, 40, americanapparel.co.uk. Label lab stud gladiator sandals, 30, houseoffraser.co.uk

TWENTIES: Pleated maxi skirt, 16, clothingattesco.com. Top, 45, reissonline.com. Clutch bag, 40, americanapparel.co.uk. Label lab stud gladiator sandals, 30, houseoffraser.co.uk

THIRTIES: Printed midi skirt, 110, whistles.co.uk. Navy pleat front top, 77, frenchconnection.com. Riot lace cut out sandals, 80, topshop.com. Low Luv hoops, 50, asos.com

THIRTIES: Printed midi skirt, 110, whistles.co.uk. Navy pleat front top, 77, frenchconnection.com. Riot lace cut out sandals, 80, topshop.com. Low Luv hoops, 50, asos.com

FORTIES: J crew lilac midi dress, 350, net-a-porter.com. Tan sandals, 29.99, zara.com. Statement necklace, 12, republic.co.uk

FORTIES: J crew lilac midi dress, 350, net-a-porter.com. Tan sandals, 29.99, zara.com. Statement necklace, 12, republic.co.uk

FIFTIES: Dress with cap sleeves, 125, lkbennett.co.uk. Coral shoes, 140, piedaterre.com. Green drop earrings, 40, stelladot.co.uk

FIFTIES: Dress with cap sleeves, 125, lkbennett.co.uk. Coral shoes, 140, piedaterre.com. Green drop earrings, 40, stelladot.co.uk

SIXTIES: Pleated skirt, 60, reissonline.com. Belted jacket, 150, coast-stores.com. Snake print heels, 65, johnlewis.com. Jewelled bracelet, 59, jigsaw-online.com

SIXTIES: Pleated skirt, 60, reissonline.com. Belted jacket, 150, coast-stores.com. Snake print heels, 65, johnlewis.com. Jewelled bracelet, 59, jigsaw-online.com

SEVENTIES: Spot print blouse, 99, jaeger.co.uk. Navy straight leg trousers, 22.99, mango.com. Miller and Jeeves red bag, 29, boticca.com. Pretty Ballerinas shoes, 110, zalando.co.uk

SEVENTIES: Spot print blouse, 99, jaeger.co.uk. Navy straight leg trousers, 22.99, mango.com. Miller and Jeeves red bag, 29, boticca.com. Pretty Ballerinas shoes, 110, zalando.co.uk