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I have been loving the onslaught of peplum styles as of late. Especially after reading the new Matchbook last night and seeing the outfit below left in their pages! The tight waist, flared hip cut can be super flattering on a bevy of shapes- defining a waist on a curvier body or adding some shape to a straight figure. Found on tops (my fave), jackets, dresses and skirts (least fave)- I prefer the more subtle versions rather than the Judy Jetson look of the more defined and severe ones.  See some variety of the style below (and click on the images for their sources)

Here are two outfits I put together using the trend- one more funky and casual and the other proper and pretty (and a mini-peplum for those nervous to try the look)- both topped with a classic black tuxedo blazer, of course. :)

Pretty Peplums



Dorothy Perkins pencil dress
$57 – dorothyperkins.com


Giambattista Valli leopard top
$1,430 – net-a-porter.com


Tuxedo jacket
80 AUD – jeanswest.com.au


Etro wide leg pants
$710 – stylebop.com


Christian Louboutin python heels
£695 – matchesfashion.com


Rupert Sanderson high heel pumps
$595 – rupertsanderson.com


Lanvin bag
$2,790 – lanvin.com


Leather clutch
$210 – shopthetrendboutique.com


Sequin coin necklace
$158 – charmandchain.com


KG Kurt Geiger drop earrings
£30 – kurtgeiger.com


H M cuff bangle
£6.99 – hm.com


Jigsaw metal belt
£49 – jigsaw-online.com


ASOS buckle belt
$11 – asos.com



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