Trend Report: Fabulous folds

Pleats are a staple of conservative schoolgirl uniforms and classic tennis skirts, but this spring they've been reinvigorated to ooze feminine flair. Design houses punctuated garments and accessories with pleats -- whether in the form of lazily draped ruching or sharply defined folds -- and used bold colors and luxurious fabrics to add volume, movement or linear detail.

Note: Please upgrade your Flash plug-in to view our enhanced content.

© 2010