Tips for styling peplum pieces

Peplums will be a major trend this Fall/Winter. I am a big fan of peplums and how they accentuate the waist. Below are ways that I have styled my peplum tops in the past and also, some tips to consider when shopping or styling peplum pieces.

Styling with skirts for work or business occassions

Things to consider when styling peplum pieces. 

  • Choose the right peplum for your body type. Make sure it does not sit too high or too low at the waist. It is best on the natural waistline because this will accentuate your curves while preventing your upper torso from looking shorter. For an hourglass look, wear peplums with fuller details.
  • If you wear a fuller peplum on top, keep the bottom fitted and smooth.
  • Also, consider the fit, texture and pattern when putting together peplum pieces.
  • It is great to always pair peplum outfits with high-heeled shoes to give an appearance of a longer frame.
  • When in doubt, peplum tops can perfectly be combined with pencil skirts, shorts or cigarette pants. For work, you can wear a peplum blouse with a midi skirt and tailored blazer for fall. Pair this outfit with pointy-toe pumps for a classy look.

Here are some peplums to consider…

Enjoy the rest of your day!

xoxo

Stella

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31 Comments

  1. Style & Poise
    October 24, 2012 / 6:39 pm

    Great Post! Thanks for the tips. I adore the peplum trend! Roniwww.styelandpoise.blogspot.com

  2. Ciaa
    October 24, 2012 / 6:45 pm

    I love my peplums. Great tips !

  3. Frannie Pantz
    October 24, 2012 / 6:45 pm

    I have been searching high and low for the perfect peplum for me but have yet to find one. Sigh. I love this white one on you with the orange trousers!

  4. Style4Curves
    October 24, 2012 / 6:53 pm

    gREAT TIPS!

  5. Adeola Naomi
    October 24, 2012 / 8:17 pm

    Great tips and gorgeous outfits!!!

  6. Anonymous
    October 24, 2012 / 9:09 pm

    Thanks for the tips πŸ™‚

  7. Lilli
    October 24, 2012 / 9:37 pm

    nice tips, you look great in all the combos! kisses! xoxo

  8. Lotus Blossom Design
    October 24, 2012 / 9:56 pm

    great post! love peplum tops and your style! thanks for stopping by we now follow you xo

  9. Aida
    October 24, 2012 / 10:34 pm

    Girl, You are a natural born model! Too pretty, elegant and stylish! Love allKisses

  10. Eat.Style.Play
    October 24, 2012 / 11:20 pm

    i zeroed in on those black shoes, simply perfect! Anyway i'm trying my first skirt peplum when it arrives in the mail, i can't wait.

  11. ~Jeimy~
    October 25, 2012 / 1:31 am

    You are the queen of peplum honey great post!

  12. Athena
    October 25, 2012 / 2:55 am

    Lovely! Where can I get one of those polka dot skirts? I love them!!

  13. Couture Carrie
    October 25, 2012 / 11:38 am

    Amazing tip and looks, darling!Love your peplum top and skirt combos!xoxox,CC

  14. GintarΔ—
    October 25, 2012 / 2:42 pm

    So far I didn't like peplums at all, but you gave me some ideas how I could fit them into my closet!

  15. Sarah Kadiri
    October 25, 2012 / 3:28 pm

    I have been trying them even before u put up this tip,my album is loaded wit pics of u.. Lol thanks Jadore

  16. Elfena
    October 25, 2012 / 4:22 pm

    Lovely style!1great blog. What about following each other?

  17. Kristina
    October 25, 2012 / 10:54 pm

    I never really got into that whole peplum thing, but it does look lovely on you. Also, may I know where is the dotty grey pencil skirt from? It's gorgeous.

  18. Jadore-Fashion
    October 26, 2012 / 2:09 am

    Thanks you all for the sweet comment.@Kristina: the dotted skirt is from Asos.com, but it is currently sold out.xoxoStella

  19. Celia Indriana
    October 26, 2012 / 2:57 am

    You're really fashionable! <3 By the way follow you, mind to follow back?^^

  20. nikolia
    October 26, 2012 / 9:50 am

    very stylish look ..like it!!Ρ…Ρ…

  21. Mira
    October 26, 2012 / 1:08 pm

    Thanks for sharing. I really like all the looks <3xoglamDevils

  22. Paulina
    October 26, 2012 / 4:29 pm

    Lovely outfits !:)

  23. The Vintage Clothing Diva
    October 27, 2012 / 6:13 am

    I love all your looks, but my ultimate fave is the polka dot skirt, and just love how the red on the bottom of your loubs ties it all together, so darn chic.LOVE…love…lovexxYaniqueTrendsetter Vintage

  24. Kristina
    October 27, 2012 / 10:57 pm

    OPh gosh just my luck it would be sold out. πŸ™ Thank you for your answer anyway. πŸ™‚

  25. Paulina
    October 28, 2012 / 11:45 am

    wow, you look amazing, i like your style;)you're so elegant!

  26. Rosemond
    October 28, 2012 / 7:32 pm

    So obsessed with peplum this season..I love all the looks..my fav is where you rocked mix prints..so in love with yo style..keep it up

  27. Melmo
    October 29, 2012 / 1:33 pm

    Love peplum and your combos are especially great!

  28. Who needs Chanel?
    October 30, 2012 / 4:09 pm

    These dotted skirts are perfect πŸ™‚ follow you πŸ™‚

  29. www.turtok.com
    November 3, 2012 / 7:41 am

    Need to have a perfect figure to carry this style. Nevertheless, loved your ensembles and heels. MonotonousMusings