• stay in the siXties don’t use your grandparent’s old pleated pants but invest in the current, updated versions that come with slimmer cuts and tapered fits.
• settle for one A good pair of pleated pants has two pleats. Consider it the bare minimum.
• let it doWn While you can get away with, say, jeans bunched up at the bottom, pleated pants need to be at the proper length, i.e. reaching your ankles.