I don't know if you've been on Instagram lately, but pleats are having a moment. Pleated skirts especially. Metallic ones even more so.
I bought this baby at Zara in London at least 3 years ago, maybe closer to 4. It has been a staple of my work wardrobe ever since. Never creasing, never stretching, it's treated with something that really helps it hold the shape. It's completely comfortable, and super easy to pair.
But I've never really moved it into my casual wardrobe. Something about the shape or the length really says formal and wintery. I'm trying though, and here is something of a start.