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OOTD: Bird print peplum ⋆ natatree

OOTD: Bird print peplum

July 27, 2012 Outfits

Peplum is a trend that I’ve been loving, yet hadn’t taken the plunge until recently. In theory, I thought it would suit the way I like to dress. I like to accentuate & cinch in my waist and then have a skirt flare out. It gives the illusion I have more curves then I do, i’m rather straight up and down. I finally caved and bought a top I’d been lusting after at Dorothy Perkins for ages. Yay for sales! Oh, and yes, it is ANOTHER animal print.

Well, I am in LOVE. It’s amazing! Dotty P goes up to a size 22, and i’m wearing the 22. This skirt has NO stretch but fits me perfectly, which I was honestly a little worried about. The back has a row of buttons, which I just found adorable. The material is quite thin and I found I had to wear a singlet underneath as you could make out my white bra underneath.

I paired it with a black cord pencil skirt that I was gifted by Virtu. I’ve not worn it before because I’ve found it a little hard to style. I haven’t worn pencil skirts in ages. It jumped out when I got this skirt though and I think paired with the peplum, it works well.

  • TOP – Dorothy Perkins – Size 22
  • SKIRT – c/o Virtu – Size 18
  • BELT – From a City Chic Skirt
  • SHOES – Rubi Shoes
  • BRACELET – c/o Nicole Fendel Jewellery

Have you jumped on the peplum bandwagon?