People questioned the staying power of peplum, but it looks like the trend is enduring through another season. To counter the naysayers, peplums are evolving, some growing bigger and brighter than ever. It’s just the style to dress up even your most casual digs, so be sure to pluck one of these peplums for your garden of delights this summer.
Alexander McQueen Red Silk Sweetheart Peplum Blouse: If you’re wearing peplum, why be shy about it? McQueen goes all out with this seriously skirted top. On Ssense for $2,780.
Burberry Prorsum Strapless Satin Peplum Top: When Freida Pinto wore this to the Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2013 show, she paired it with emerald pants, but it would go even better with a pencil skirt! On NET-A-PORTER for $1,295.
3.1 Phillip Lim Embellished Silk Printed Peplum Top: Instead of just a jeweled collar, Phillip Lim gussies up the whole neck of this top with colorful grommets, rhinestones, and beads. At Saks Fifth Avenue for $495.
Diane von Furstenberg Eon Colorblock Peplum Top: This peplum may not have the size or structure of the others, but it’s the most creative one. Designers like Diane are the ones keeping the trend alive and moving. At Neiman Marcus for $365.
Halston Heritage Eyelet Lace Peplum Top: If you prefer your peplum not pop, then Halston Heritage’s subtle and sweet eyelet number is the style for you. Give it a little color with a bright, thin belt! At Neiman Marcus for $275.