Nothing can enhance a sleek silhouette as much as Peplum skirts. Peplum skirts provide classy contrast to the waist. The celebs are already donning this trend with Hollywood sweeties like Emma Stone and Nicole Kidman experimenting with elegant and feminine peplum skirt look.
1. Peplum to pep up looks
Fashionistas tend to believe that most of the retro fashion trends are generally picked up by the runway. But this is not true in the case of Peplum Skirts. This trend came into limelight this year when celebrities like Emma Stone and Sofia Vergara decided to experiment with their looks and outfits. While Emma Stone looked chic and girlie in her pink peplum skirt, Sofia Vergara looked elegant and scintillating hot in her white peplum dress. Once, these celebrities donned the trend, several others followed in their footsteps. Nicole Kidman's red peplum dress added to her sex appeal while Emma Watson's yellow Peplum wasn't quite flattering. Designers took a cue from the mood of hollywood celebs and the trend was soon on the runway. Stella Mc Cartney featured black peplum dress on the runway which became a favorite of Liz Tlyer. Giambattista Valli's peplum dresses were also a hit. Proenza Schouler peplum skirt designs spilled color on the runway. Marc Jacobs provided Peplum dresses a retro appeal that reminded us about Katherine Hepburn's awesome Peplum suits. Surely, the trend rocked the runway. Runway provided so much variety in the peplum designs that the style would carry over to Spring 2012.
2. StyleGuru quick tips
Well, we know you are already in love with the Peplum trend. Get that clutter and inhibitions out of your mind and sport the chic Peplum look with a few tips. Read on to wear the trend right:
1. Flared look
Opt for a dramatically flared peplum skirt if you have a slender figure. This will give you appropriate curvy look. Emma Stone's dress is a perfect example of how peplum dress can make you look curvier.
2. Fitted look for curvy shaped
If you are already curvy, then go for fitted peplum dress. Sofia Vergara's white Marchesa dress could be just right for you.
3. Choose elegance in colors
If you want to wear a gown then go for elegant designs in colors like black that will make you look hot without making you look too curvaceous.
4. Go designer for formal look
For office wear opt for something from Stella McCartney range. You can try Marc Jacobs range if you want to experiment with office wear.
5. Jumpsuits wouldn't be a bad idea either!
Opt for sexy peplum jumpsuits to look appealing and different for your office. Otherwise, team up your peplum skirt with a nice blazer to complete the look.
6. Get together? Peplum time!
For a fun party or get together with your girlfriends, opt for a peplum short skirt with stretch fabric. This will make you look sexy and provide you comfort for the fun times.
7. Dress to kill!
Choose an overall peplum dress for your date with boyfriend or hubby. Choose colors like red or white for an elegant and hot look. Team it up with nice accessories and a good handbag.
8. Un-friend labels, opt cheap
If you can't afford high street labels, even then you can buy yourself a nice fitted peplum skirt. Go online or shop from your favorite mall. The trend is so popular right now that you will find a flattering peplum outfit easily.
9. Less fittings gel well for figure conscious
If you are conscious about how you may look with a peplum skirt, then try some that is less fitted. Go for simple peplum designs rather than trying something strong immediately.
10. Skinny? Pick fitted peplum
A fitted peplum is good for those with a thin waistline. That will accentuate your waist. But if you are conscious about your waist then try a peplum that just draws attention to your hips.
StyleGuru peplum picks
1. Elie Saab Tailored peplum dress
This one is a fitted peplum dress in silk and virgin wool. The skirt has a back slit, deep V neck and is available in beige and black color.
2. La Petite S***** Belted peplum dress
This one is for slender women. It features fully boned internal bodice, wide pleating and detachable elastic belt.
3. Short peplum skirt
This one is classy way to stay in trend. It has a zip down the back and you can wear it with fitted tee and oversized blazer.
4. Alice+ Olivia Carly short peplum skirt
It has a drapped overlay with back zip. Made from stretch cotton to take the perfect shape of your body.