Did I say I would never wear peplum?
Yes, it sounds like something I would say. Or write. I could not imagine that this style would do anything but make my childbearing hips look larger than they are. But then I was seduced by the trend, so I have been keeping my eyes open for a version that isn’t too ruffly.
I like this J. Crew peplum jacket because the boucle texture toughens it up. I could just as easily wear it over a denim shirt (as J. Crew styled it) as I could with my silk blue blouse with gray elephants on it (a little too politically charged to wear at this point in an election cycle). Today I chose to pair it with a sleeveless underpinning because it’s early fall and the temperatures could climb to the mid-70s today.
It’s versatile. It’s flattering. I’ve received numerous compliments on it today. And I’m happy I didn’t completely close my mind off to the idea.
Sometimes, you have to push your own envelope.
3 thoughts on “I’ve been peplumed”
I totally was anti peplum… and then I tried one. And now I even think I want another one! I love that jacket on you, a very subtle peplum, no Designing Women here!
Thank you! I’m glad to know I’m not the only converted peplum-er out there! I just might get a second one too!
i’ve put other people in peplums and i like the trend, but i haven’t done one myself! my first crack is going to be leather peplum top! we’ll see!