I noticed that there is a whole lot of peplum in stores lately…
What is peplum? The term is derived from the Greek word ‘peplos’ meaning shawl. The piece is a short overskirt that’s attached to the waistline of a blouse or jacket (source: wiki and free online dictionary). Peplum blouses and dresses were all the rage in the last few years of the 1930s; just before the Second World War and….
In 2012 – they came back… and they’re still in stores in Australia.
I like peplum because it emphasizes your waist, accentuates your hips and covers your stomach – win, win, win! I have embraced the trend as I am a girly girl with a love for anything feminine and pretty! So I went a little peplum crazy!….
I team these with black pants or pencil skirts for work or a pair of jeans on the weekend. In my opinion, they are best worn with fitted pants or skirts. I also prefer my peplum to be a little less volumous.
My favourite thing about peplum is that I can eat a lot and be assured that my stomach is covered by a ruffle.