From runway to closet – Part 3

The 2 most popular silhouettes this winter are hourglass shapes and pant suits. Both celebrate a strong woman in 2 completely different ways:

  1. accentuating the waist (and therefore also the hips) with waist belts and peplums. Very lady like…
  2. suiting up  and show who’s wearing the pants, either in a masculine or feminine way. Both can be sexy…

TREND Peplum

Peplum is a short overskirt or ruffle attached at the waistline of a jacket, blouse, or dress. 

Who would have thought that this catwalk trend, would actually become a commercial hit? A peplum won’t make you look thin. Men don’t find it sexy. And it is a bit costumey. But every high-street retailer put one into production this season to ensure their “trend awareness”.

You can wear peplum very classy or more casual/trendy. With this item, you will have to try it on and see if it looks flattering on you. The good thing about this trend, is that it can hide a little tummy.

Here are some ideas for peplum looks: