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Three Ways to Wear: the Peplum

Three ways to wear the what? Simply put, the peplum is a piece of fabric that hits your waist and falls away from the body to accentuate or create a hourglass figure. Fortunately, we have the always fashionable Erica Wark on hand to show us how to rock the look right—no matter the occasion!

Pretty and Polished

How to wear the peplum in a casual way.

Above: Flower Power blouse, Jacob; broken-in straight khakis in Magenta, Gap; Norton cropped jacket, BCBG; Marc by Marc Jacobs handbag and fedora, both at Holt Renfrew; Byan sunglasses, Aldo; wedge sandal, at Town Shoes.

Working Girl

How to wear the peplum in a work setting.

Above: Tula peplum dress, BCBG; Diane von Furstenberg cardigan and Kate Spade belt, both at Holt Renfrew; bangles, H&M; shoes, Town Shoes; Rebecca Minkoff handbag, at Holt Renfrew.

Date-Night Delight

How to wear the peplum in out on the town.

Above: top and skirt, both H&M; geometric necklace, Le Château; Sam Edelman pumps, at Town Shoes; Fagin bangles, Aldo; Harlow metal-plate envelope clutch, BCBG.

Erica Wark and Chris.Erica Wark works as a fashion journalist and stylist in Toronto, Ottawa and New York City. A former model, Erica has been in the industry for more than 10 years. She is a trendsetter who isn't afraid to push the boundaries of fashion.


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