Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Peplum-Fun: dressy & casual

I paired this peplum blouse with a dark bottom each time and got two very different feels out of the outfit.

In the first dressy version, I like the way it looks, pretty conservative and understated, maybe even a little elegant.

Here, it was much more fun and comfortable way to wear this blouse. Skinny jeans and pointed pumps keep it modern and still classic.

Unfortunately, neither one of the pictures does any justice to the pretty pleated detail in the top.

A warm December day and a fun look for a Christmas party!

I always avoid any Forever 21 items in the thrift store mainly because they don't last and rarely fit me. I was flipping through the rack of jeans and came to these brand new F21 denim skinny jeans and thought, for $4.00 it might be worth giving them a try, off to the dressing room I went, they fit and I liked them even though they were a little short, (they're cropped, right?). A word about fit...in most jeans I am a 27 and these were a 29, I'm a little worried what will happen when I wash them, they may go back to the thrift store.

Peplum top: Elizabeth and James-thrifted
Jeans: Forever21 denim-thrifted
Skirt: J.Crew-old (2005)
Clutch: vintage-thrifted
Pumps: Tommy Hilfiger-old (2004)

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  1. I love the way you should how versatile this peplum blouse can be.

  2. Envious of that thrift find! What a great top - it looks like something you could find in Anthropologie, very modern and cute :)

  3. i'm so jealous of your thrifted top! i love it on you, both ways. it looks amazing and fits you so well!