Were you just as glued to the 2012 Academy Awards as I was? So many amazing outfits, inspiring speeches, and the Cirque du Soleil BLEW MY MIND.
Okay, back to the trends – muted tones, bright reds, and peplums stole the show. Plus, peplums have been all over the runways, so it’s about time we talk about them. Plus, I really want one … now!
Let me break this trend down for ya.
Peplum: (pronounced pep -lum): A short overskirt or ruffle attached at the waistline of a jacket, blouse, or dress. (courtesy of thefreedictionary.com)
Oscar Examples: Tina Fey, Michelle Williams
Tag (left to right): Two-Strap Peplum Dress, $34.99 at Ally Fashion.
TFNC Pleat Trim Peplum Bandeau Dress, Was $90.00, Now $44.76 at Asos.
Showbiz Strapless Coral-Red Dress, $39.00 at LuLu*s.
Metallic Peplum Top, Was $50.13, Now $39.60 at Asos.
Peplum-int Candy Golden Yellow Dress, $28.00 at LuLu*s
Midi Dress With Lace Peplum, Was $62.69, Now $31.33 at Asos.