One of the trends I really like for this season are pleats because they show the feminine and romantic touches of woman. The soft and flowing silhouettes from 50’s and 20’s were inspiration for a new style featuring the use of pleats for 2012 season.
Even though this is a trend that is coming back now, we can expect this presence for a longer period of time. Last year there was an exhibition organized by the Musée Galliera in Paris to the memory of great Madame Grès (1903-1993), well known for her feminine iconic pleated styles. She was a real artist saying : “I wanted to be a sculptor. For me, it’s the same thing to work the fabric or the stone” . And I must say she had the point, pleated fabrics are truly like a peace of art.