This fall, there are so many ways to make your outfits look more expensive. From leather separates to croc-effect accessories, there’s no shortage of luxe-looking trends to choose from if you find yourself searching for ways to trick people into thinking you spent more on your outfit than you really did. And now we’re adding one more expensive-looking trend to that list: pleated clothing, or more specifically, plissé. It’s the material that’s defined by micro pleats which give it a crinkled or puckered effect.

Why is plissé so expensive-looking, you ask? For one, the crinkled effect obscures any and all wrinkles, so you always look fresh and put-together even if you’ve been wearing the garment all day long. Secondly, any article of clothing made from plissé is immediately more interesting than most other fabrics thanks to the pleated texture. As you’ll see up ahead, the material can be found rendered in dresses, tops, pants, and skirts this fall and even though Pleats Please by Issey Miyake made plissé so covetable in the first place, everyone from affordable retailers like H&M and Topshop to luxury designers like Khaite are getting in on it right now, so you can achieve the luxe look no matter how much you’re actually willing to spend.

Simply scroll down to see the pleated clothing trend IRL and then shop each of the items defining the look.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Oh, Ganni, you always know how to stop us dead in our tracks with your eye-catching dresses.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Hot tip: ASOS is flooded with variations on the pleated clothing trend.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
This color though.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
This pretty dress every fashion insider has on their wishlists.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Now that’s a party dress.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Issey Miyake basically invented the plissé trend.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
This color + this fabric = ultra luxe.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Zara does it again. Shop the matching Pleated Top ($20).

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Our editor in chief Kat is really selling us on the trend.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Alert: The latest new brand on our radar.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
The perfect top to wear to work this fall.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
Take a cue from the model and wear this pretty blouse with your favorite denim.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
NYC girls are about to order pieces form this brand in bulk.

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
May we suggest shopping the matching top to make it a coordinating set?

This Expensive-Looking Trend Will Make You Look Like You Got a Raise
The best $50 you’ll spend this fall. (Yeah, I said it.)

Next up: I spot trends for a living—here’s everything I’m buying for fall.

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