I bought a pair of cranberry accordion pleat palazzo pants prior to my 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2015. I did so because of the editorial on the left in a fashion magazine:
Then, I predicted that accordion pleats would be the 2016 texture of the year. Now it looks like I was a little premature with my forecast. They are moving into the mainstream now as celebrities display the trend:
NOTE: These are NOT knife pleats as stated above. Sometimes, InStyle gets things wrong. Strange, but true. Knife pleats overlap each other, while accordion pleats look just like their namesake.
Luckily, accordion pleat clothing is easier to find than ever.
With lots of skirts:
And almost as many dresses: