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Pleats And Leather: Better Together?

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Remember Melanie Griffith’s famous quote from Working Girl—”I have a head for business and a bod for sin”? We’re not sure the actress wore a pleated leather skirt in that classic eighties flick, but every time we see one on the runway, that’s the line that goes through our mind. One part lady, another part badass, they turned up at Celine and Prada for Spring and more recently at Calvin Klein Collection—glimpse model Jasmine Tookes working those buttery folds at last week’s pre-fall show. Karl Lagerfeld did one for his new collection, Karl, too. And we’ve got proof positive that these skirts make the cut on the streets. Model-off-duty Sara Blomqvist was snapped wearing a short version between shows in Paris, and we spotted actress-of-the-moment Felicity Jones working the look at the Bulgari holiday party in L.A.

CLICK FOR A SLIDESHOW, and let us know if you’re into the leather folds.

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  1. donnatillotson says:

    She didn’t wear a pleated leather skirt. Watch the flick before you quote it.

  2. cynthianne says:

    LOVE IT!!! This look is the JAM.

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