12 Best Tips on How to Wear Peplum Top

best peplum top outfit ideas

In a fashion world that is dominated by button up shirts and t shirts, it is quite easy to put together an outfit that looks good especially for a casual look. But as I always believe that fashion is both about beauty and fun, variety is always better. The peplum top is one of those items that you just should wear once or twice a month to avoid looking too similar every single day. Having said that, as simple as the peplum top looks, the peplum top is not as easy to style as a t shirt and this is exactly why this blog post exists. I have put together a list of peplum top outfit ideas that I think may be helpful to you.

Black Peplum Top with Cuffed Jeans

black peplum top cuffed jeans outfit

This simple outfit really shows you the advantage of wearing a peplum top. You can see that the black peplum top can visually move up your waistline. Pairing it with cuffed jeans and heels, the outfit don’t actually make you look slimmer, but it helps make your legs look longer and make your body seems like in a better proportion.

Black Silk Pelpum Top with Grey Skinny Jeans

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For a more semi-formal look, you can choose to wear a black silk peplum top and pair it with grey skinny jeans. Wear silver pointed heels to complete this elegant power outfit. You can see that the peplum top can actually emphasize your curves, so it may be a good idea to wear them more often if you have a slim waistline and generally in a good shape.

Slim Fit Sweater Over White Peplum Top

corduroy pants white cropped sweater peplum top

You can also wear the peplum top subtly. For example, you can wear a white peplum top under a cropped white slim fit sweater. For the bottom, wear corduroy pants and heels. Layering with the barely showing peplum top in this outfit just adds the little bit of randomness and uniqueness to make the outfit more stylish.

Wear All White with Sleeveless Peplum Top & Wide Leg Pants

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I have mentioned in another blog post before on how to power dress with all black outfit, you can actually do that too with an all-white outfit. Simply wear a sleeveless peplum top with wide leg pants and nude heeled sandals. You don’t have to always wear black or grey to power dress. Sometimes, it is the cutting and the fabric with your outfit that makes you look like a manager or a boss. Full disclosure: I actually don’t like people to dress like a boss that much but there are situations or companies in which you just have to do it.

Black Peplum Tube Top & Skinny Jeans

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This one is a really sexy outfit that really emphasizes your curves. Wear a black peplum tube top with black skinny jeans and ballet heels. This outfit is easily the toughest one to pull off among the list. You better get yourself in a really good shape to try this.

White Long Sleeve Peplum Top & Ripped Jeans

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This one is a casual outfit that is so minimal and so easy to pull off. Simply wear a long sleeve peplum top with ripped skinny jeans and heeled sandals. The reason why it is quite easy to wear is that the long sleeves can make you look more balanced. The outfit can be a little dull, so pair it with a long necklace and an elegant looking purse.

Sleeveless Black Leather Peplum Top

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This outfit is very interesting and unique. I think it can be one of those surprise outfits that you can wear to a formal event. Sometimes, you tend to wear the most beautiful dress that you can possibly get for a big formal event and think that you can really stand out from the crowd. But very often, you will find that others do the same and you can’t really stand out. Why not try a blue ocean strategy sometimes and have fun wearing a dark outfit with the sleeveless black leather peplum top and the black pants. I have to admit that I will still recommend you to get a beautiful dress 9 times out of 10 times, but try to surprise everyone and have fun doing that every once in a while.

Navy Top with White Skinny Jeans

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This outfit is just to show you that you can wear the the peplum top really casually, as if it is what you wear for grocery shopping. Simply wear a navy top with the white skinny jeans and sneakers.

Blue Peplum Top with Color Matching Ballet Flats

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For a chic look, wear a royal blue peplum top with ballet flats of the exact same color. Cuffed jeans would be perfect to go long with the top. For those of you that like outfits with similar colors, you may want to check out my blog post on how to wear royal blue.

White Lace Peplum Top with Black Skinny Jeans

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Here is another really casual outfit with a feminine touch. Simply wear a white sleeveless lace peplum top with black skinny jeans and nude platform heels.

Grey Peplum Top with Denim Jacket & White Shorts

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Up to this point, I have shared with you quite a few ways to wear the peplum top by itself. Now you may have the question: how to wear peplum top with a jacket. My safe answer is a denim jacket. A bomber jacket would likely work in most of the case too. But any jacket or coat that extends belong your waistline is generally not going to look good with the peplum top. So, back to this particular outfit idea, simply wear a a grey peplum top with a denim jacket and white shorts for a beautiful and casual spring look.

Black Peplum Top with Felt Hat

black peplum top felt hat outfit

For a unique and artistic look, try to pair a black peplum top with a felt hat. It is very interesting to see how well matched these two seemingly unrelated pieces are.

White Sleeveless Peplum Top with Cropped Black Pants

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So, there are the list of my favorite ways to wear peplum top. I hope that the list can help you in coming up with your own outfit ideas. For me, I think the tip about what jacket to wear with the peplum top is quite useful. Next time you are not sure what to wear with your peplum top, give denim jacket a try.