How to Wear Peplum Tops in Winter – 20 Stylish Outfit Ideas

How to Wear Peplum Tops. Since Winters are already here and peplum tops are in fashion, therefore, we will talk today about what to wear with peplum tops in winter. This winter, peplums are going to make a significant comeback in fashion. These tops have been trending since 2012 and they are the most wearable and popular trend this year.

It’s best to start adding peplum tops to your wardrobe now as it will be the best choice for winters. They will be available in stores and markets but before purchasing it make sure what kind of peplum top will suit your body type. Let’s start with what is a peplum? A Peplum is basically a ruffle around the waistline that is made by using extra fabric. It may be attached to the waistline of tops, dresses, jackets and even skirts. The International brand Dior is famous for introducing it.

How to Wear Peplum Tops in Winters

Are you aware that peplums are not a recent trend? They actually date back to ancient Greece and there they were worn by both men and women! But of course, over the years they have changed a lot in shape and style. More recently, peplums have become popular amongst designers as well as bloggers because they give the perfect image of a skinny waist and curvy hips. This also makes them very popular amongst curvy ladies as peplums give the impression of the ideal hourglass figure.

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Tips to Wear Peplum Tops in Winters

  • Wear a statement jacket over the peplum top. A blazer can also be worn with pants and shorts.
  • Another option would be to wear it with narrow pants and peplum top with lace on it. Peplums tops are specially designed to celebrate femininity. Any body type can wear them if they are worn the right way. Straight and curvy bodies both can benefit from it.
  • For winters it is highly recommended to wear heavy fabrics such as leather or wool peplums. Some of the famous ones are Tweed and Wool Peplum Jackets. There are different colors in peplums. Choose the one that suits you the most. You can make a good combination with darker tone peplum and lighter tone pants.
  • It’s best to wear printed pants with light tone peplum tops.
  • You can wear a statement necklace over the top to make it look more classy, along with a bracelet or a handcuff.
  • Peplum tops would go well with flared skirts and thigh-high socks in winter. Try wearing colorful flared skirts with simpler peplum tops. Palazzo pants with a peplum would look even better. It can make you look like a diva but it all depends on how you can carry it. If you are good with the selections you can pull it off very well.
  • While you are looking for a top to wear it in the cold weather make sure that you select the best material that keeps you warm. Best advice would be to go for peplum jackets.
  • It is essential to select the best shoes to complete the entire look. Stilettos or heels would add the cherry on the top. Also, make sure that you don’t wear boyish shoes or sandals.
  • If you are planning to wear a belt then make sure that it’s not an oversized one. The thinner the belt is, the better it will look. A large belt will ruin the look and it will also make you look shorter.

Keep these do’s and don’ts in mind. Hopefully, you will be able to take enough ideas from the pictures below that have been specially chosen while keeping the winter season in mind. For sure you will be able to leave a great impact on people if you succeed at styling the peplum top. Let’s see the collection now.

↓ 20 – Riding Outfit

Wearing a cropped sweater over a peplum top makes for a gorgeous and functional riding outfit.

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↓ 19 – Sweater Peplums

If you live in an area where winters can get really cold then you must be used to the idea of stocking up on knitted sweaters for Winters. They work really well for both cold and rainy days and they are really versatile which means that you can wear them as a work outfit, a party look or even as a chic wedding guest outfit. You should also have a look at these 18 Best Styles of Sweater for Women this Year.

The first one is pretty simple, just wear a neutral colored peplum sweater with ankle pants in a complementing winter color. If it gets too cold, you can layer the outfit with a long coat and scarf or shawl, as shown below. A neutral colored peplum sweater in knitwear can even be used to layer your favorite dresses and your everyday button-down shirts. If you’re interested in purchasing this particular outfit then the bell-sleeved peplum sweater and ankle pants both are by Ann Taylor and they can be bought here and here respectively. And they are both on sale right now so you should check them out asap.

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↓ 18 – Pastel Perfection

Here is another outfit with a pullover peplum that is great for ladies who love wearing pastel colors. You can pair such peplums in Winters with Jeans, Skirts or tights but we’re totally digging this lovely and unique look with palazzo pants. You can get these palazzos from Topshop here and the ankle strap pumps here. And this beautiful Rebecca Taylor Rib Knit Peplum Pullover can be bought here. Palazzo pants can be worn with many different outfits in winters so do have a look at these Top 20 Ways to Style Palazzo Pants with Sneakers for Women.

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↓17 – Layering Over a Leather Peplum

If you like wearing leather then you probably know that Winter is the best season to rock it. On the freezing winter days and nights, a leather peplum top will serve you well as it won’t just look great but it will also keep you warm and comfortable. When buying a leather peplum, always try to look for good quality and genuine leather because synthetic materials will never give the same look. So while a real leather jacket might cost more, it is still the more attractive choice, considering the end results. You can layer over these tops with a short jacket that doesn’t extend below your waistline and one that is in the same color as your peplum top. So if you’re wearing a black top, go for a black jacket and never make the mistake of mixing black and brown. You could either wear this outfit with black tights if you want an all-black outfit or go for ripped jeans for some casual vibes.

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↓ 16 – How to Wear Your Summer Peplums in Winters?

If you’re a fan of transitioning your summer wardrobe into winter, then you have to have a white peplum top in your wardrobe. This is because a white top can be styled for all seasons and it goes well with most clothing items. This winter, try pairing it with a plaid blazer and long boots. If you’re interested in this look, you can get the blazer here, the peplum top can be bought from here and the Tory Burch riding boots that are the highlight of this outfit can be purchased here.

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↓ 15 – Peplum Top with Sweater for Office Meeting

Peplum tops are perfect for office wear. Pair them with matching accessories and pointy pump heels. It’s also really easy to transform these tops to party outfits if you have any plans after work. So since peplum tops can make great casual and dressy outfits, you have to give them a try this Winter. Have a look at these 23 Ways to Wear Sweaters with Stripes.

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↓ 14 – Runway Style Leather Peplum Tops

Peplums have been very popular on the runways in almost all the recent fashion shows. Here are some of our favorite looks.

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↓ 13 – Chic All-Black Ensemble

Winter is the best time of the year to wear your all-black outfits since they never look that good on warmer days. But an all-black outfit does not have to be totally plain or dull, instead, play with different materials and textures for layering to create a timeless outfit.

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↓ 12 – Wear Peplum top with Tights on Snowy Days

For a cool-girl approved, snowy day look, wear your solid colored peplums with beanie, scarf and printed booties.

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↓ 11 – Wear Tartan Peplum top with Jeans

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For the chillier days, you can add a leather jacket to the peplum top and jeans combination. The edgy and strong vibes from the leather jacket, paired with the feminine peplum top create a very interesting and eye-catching look. You can also check out these 19 Ways to Style a Leather Jacket.

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↓ 10 – One Peplum – Three Different Looks

Since most winter outfits are in neutral colors, it’s always a good idea to add some funky colors to your outfit by using different accessories. For instance, you can see how the bold shoes and blazer have totally changed the game for this outfit. Here we show you three different ways to style the same purple peplum top.

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This is another transitional outfit. Since you obviously can’t wear sleeveless peplums when it’s too cold, try layering them over a long sleeved shirt or a turtleneck, preferably in black or white color. You can choose leggings or tights in a color that matches your under-shirt. So if you haven’t already put your sleeveless tops in storage, get ready to layer them like a pro. In case you want to buy this purple peplum top, you can get it here for $295 right now.

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↓ 9 – Cute Red Peplum Tops for School

Yes, peplums are perfect for wearing to school and college!

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↓ 8 – How to Wear a Floral Peplum Top

Wear a floral peplum top with printed shoes, jeans and a black colored coat.

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↓ 7 – Hairstyles with Peplum Top

The hairstyle that you choose should depend on the type of peplum that you are wearing. For example, when wearing a turtleneck peplum or wearing a turtleneck under your peplum, go for a low bun as this combination will give off pretty ballerina vibes. If your peplum has a low-scoop, boat-shaped or plunging neckline and you plan on emphasizing your collarbone then go for a high ponytail. For a crewneck peplum, you can go for blow-dried hair or if you’re getting ready for a fancy party, choose a chignon.

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↓ 6 – Lace Peplum Top

If you like wearing lace outfits, here are 26 Beautiful Lace Dresses and Ideas on How to Wear Them.

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↓ 5 – Peplum Jackets for Work

Peplum jackets have been very popular amongst working women lately and we saw a number of newscasters rocking these jackets. And why shouldn’t they, these jackets are definitely a hit especially this light rose nude colored one. So for a chic and feminine look, pair your peplums with skirts and accessorize according to your personal style. Metallic heels are sure to complete this power outfit for you.


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↓ 4 – Peplum Tops for Plus Size Women

Once again, bomber jackets are going to be a hit in Winters and by now you should have added at least one great bomber jacket to your wardrobe. We’re loving our favorite plus size blogger, Tanesha Awasthi’s fresh and stunningly beautiful take on the peplum trend. And the best part here is that she’s twinning with her son and it just proves that peplums are a must-have item for all the mamas out there.

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↓ 3 – Date Night Outfit

Peplums make the most beautiful and flirty outfits, especially when layered over a flowing dress. Check out this look and give it a try on your next date night. And for more ideas, have a look at these 20 Best Outfits to wear on a Date.

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Here’s another beautiful idea for date night, wear your peplum over lace shorts and add some spice to the outfit by adding an eye-catching jacket and a bow-belt on your waist. If you’re interested in buying the shorts, you can get them here.

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↓ 2 – Peplum on Peplum

How about trying something different and this Winter, ditching the denim on denim trend for the peplum on peplum one? It definitely looks much better and it would make the perfect weekend outfit. The gorgeous fashion blogger Wendy has styled her peplum top with a peplum jacket on top and brought it all together with a braided belt.

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↓ 1 – Winter Wonders

Another fabulous look, created by using a TopShop long sleeved cropped sweater, a strapless peplum top from Bloomingdale’s, skinny ankle pants by GAP that is at an amazing price of $34.99 and Gianvito Rossi ankle boots. The clutch and metallic stretch belt by Halogen can be bought here and here. The faux fur Ivory colored scarf by Zara is currently out of stock in their store but you can get it from eBay for just $7.00.

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Caz, aka Vixen, has been freelance creative writing for several years. She has a lot of experience in different fields including high street fashion, tattooing art, and even the gothic and historical costumes. Caz has a Diploma in Fashion and Textiles and also a Bachelors Degree in Historical Costume and Corsetry. Her passion lies with gothic design, corsetry and any other styles considered to be taboo or unusual. Style-wise Caz has a love for Vivienne Westwood and her take on the punk era. Although Caz loves the weird and wonderful, she has a deep love for all fashion and allows this to show through her work.

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