There's one skirt that fashion girls always rave over, and Gabrielle Union found a super affordable version. The closet staple is a long, flowy shape accented with pleats. I have a similar one from Zara, and every time I wear it, compliments from strangers are non-stop. Other editors at InStyle also wear their pleated skirts to the office, and together we're constantly gushing over the accordion silhouettes.
On Wednesday, Union uploaded a photo to Instagram showing how she styled her New York and Company skirt (
$70 $49; newyorkandcompany.com), which features metallic fabric, sharp pleats, and a slit. The actress and founder of Flawless by Gabrielle Union kept the rustic color scheme going with high-heel sandals, but she added a casual element by pairing a cropped denim shirt with the look.
That's what we love the most about a pretty skirt with pleats. You could literally pair them with anything. From a fancy blouse to a plain T-shirt, there are so many outfit combinations. And they're also perfect for elevating your favorite pair of sneakers.
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Ahead, we've gathered more affordable skirts with pleats, so that you can get the celebrity-approved look, too.
1. Pleated Midi Skirt
1.State | $99
2. High Waist Pleated Midi Skirt
Leith | $59
3. WOMEN HIGH WAIST CHIFFON PLEATED MIDI SKIRT
Uniqlo | $30
4. LIKE A PHENOMENON BLUSH PINK PLEATED MIDI SKIRT
Lulus | $48