Recently, I happened upon the perfect pair of high-waisted pleated trousers at a thrift store. I tried them on, they fit, and I bought them. But then I had no idea how to style them without looking dowdy. They reminded me of pants my mom wore when I was a kid, and I loved the nostalgia they evoked for me, but I was still stumped. So, of course, I turned to the blogosphere for inspiration.
I found lots of unique looks ranging from preppy to edgy. I especially like pleated pants paired with a button-up and oxfords Ã la Annie Hall, but was also wooed by slouchy sheer tops and chunky accessories–a no-fail way to update the wardrobe staple.
Check out these pleated pieces from ModCloth to get the look!
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