Was anyone else terrified when peplum came into vogue? (“You want volume…where? In the mid-section? Right by my thighs? Que pasa? Are you insane?”) But then…this:
So. It was time to reconsider. That, and the fact that my hip little sis was wearing a peplum top when I visited her in NYC, so that pretty much sealed the deal. So, I snagged this inexpensive boucle top from TopShop ($50) — I liked the color and texture. A little different. I’ll wear it with a deco-style pendant ($168), my black J. Brands ($185) and booties (um, these Zanottis are…sick — $995. Side note: did anyone see Ramona Singer shopping at G. Zanotti’s flagship store in NYC on RHONY earlier this season? She botched the name so badly I almost went deaf.):
I like it with an oversized clutch ($62):
Or — how about peplum on the bottom, in the form of this dreamy Lanvin skirt (I mean…perfection — $2K — but get the look for far less with this TopShop style, $68), paired with a patterned blouse ($27 — Kirna Zabete for Target) and some big earrings (LOVE me some Suzanna Dai — $145)
I dream about wearing the latest + greatest from Alexander Wang (though I’m still loving my Emile, which I drooled over for a full year and have enjoyed every minute of owning — $985):
While this isn’t peplum, how much do we love this mustard capelet from Alice and Olivia ($495)?!
I’d finish with this TDF snakeskin cross-body ($795). I saw it in person at the J. Crew Collection Store in Manhattan, and was uber envious.
Finish with a smart cross-body, like the Mulberry Effie ($670). Can’t decide if I like it better in the white or black…
Who’s willing to try the trend?!