From fine micro to OTT box pleats, the accordian effect is taking over!
Pleats had a big moment when designer Issey Miyake debuted his Pleats Please range in 1993. He sewed the garments using fabric almost three times bigger than normal. Then the material was sandwiched between sheets of paper and pressed into a pleats machine.
R549 MIMCO R999 STUDIO W AT WOOLWORTHS R339 ZARA R899 CHARLES & KEITH
R4 390 MIU MIU AT SUNGLASS HUT R399 FOSCHINI
R1 299 FOREVER NEW R529 H&M
ISSEY MIYAKE PLEATS PLEASE L'EAU EDP R865