Hello, loves! Happy Tuesday! Today we’re talking about one of our favorite hot new 2013 wedding trends: pleats! A pleat (also known as a plait) is a double or multiple fold, typically in garments. There are various of pleat styles used (like accordion, box, and knife) and pleats were originally used to provide movement of freedom in clothing. Today, pleats are often used for style, one we that seems to be popping up everywhere lately! Read on to see five hand-picked handmade items using pleats to inspire your upcoming wedding. Then, tell us… do you love pleats? Or is this a trend you’d on which you’d like to pass? Enjoy!
2013 Wedding Trend: Pleats!
1. Flower Girls in Pleated Dresses
My #1 essential rule of flower girl dresses? Twirlabiity. This particular style offers just that AND in an exceptional color palette with a flowing style she’ll love. By Nastershum Wedding.
There’s something sweetly simple about pleats, a soft color palette, and a small clutch in which to carry your favorite things. This is why we love Lolos, a design shop which focuses on romantic handmade “pouches” your bridesmaids will love! These pleated clutches can be carried down the aisle on your wedding day, taken to girls’ night on the town, date night with her beau, or as a place to keep her jewelry safe + sound. We love the vibrant array of colors, particularly this purse in red which we think is perfect for winter weddings and the holiday season: