To Get the Picture...

The idea of the 1852 pleating came to me after I fell in love with the work of the painter Landseer showing a very young Queen Victoria descending from a boat after crossing Loch Muick… in 1852.

I wanted to give a very personal interpretation of the pleating presented by the kilt worn by the noble character helping Victoria. So I simply named it 1852 pleating.

The 1852 in summary

This 1852 pleating is mainly characterized by a large round pleat on either side of the apron (the flat part, in front of the kilt), completed by a succession of round pleats / box pleats which can be simple (see Box pleats) or doubled (see Double Box pleats). It is also possible to have these complementary pleats in Knife pleats or French Knife pleats.