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Why The Peplum Top Is So Flattering

Tracy Gold Fashion Friday January 28 2022

Fashion Kuel Category Expert: Tracy Gold

Do you enjoy owning and wearing a peplum top? Thinking of adding one to your wardrobe?

Want to know how to wear it, to unleash it’s magical slimming powers?

The peplum top can do wonders to cinch your waist and de-emphasize your hips, but there are a few things to look out for when choosing your perfect peplum:

Three Tips To Choosing A Peplum Top:

  1. Fabric: The right weight of the fabric is going to depend on how much of a flare you want. Firmer fabrics will give more volume and flare whereas light weight fabrics will produce less volume and more drape. If you are unsure which will work best for you, try on both and see. I have found that for women who want to disguise their tummies, the firmer fabrics work best.
  2. Length: This is super important when choosing your perfect peplum. I find that for most women, when a peplum sits on the widest part of your hip or even a little higher, it works best because the flare of the peplum makes your hips look narrow in comparison. If you prefer longer lengths, rather opt for a peplum that is tunic length. The in-between-lengths can add extra unwanted attention and volume.
  3. Print or Plain: I am a huge fan of prints because they disguise the eye, you won’t know what is fabric and what is flesh.  The only time prints may make you look bigger is if you are wearing a size that is too big for you. If you prefer plain fabrics, choose a firmer fabric so it doesn’t cling.

    For more tips on how to wear the peplum and what to wear it with, watch the video.

    Outfits in the video are from the customizable Tracy Gold New York Collection.  For more info click here http://tracygoldnewyork.com/

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    About the Author:

    Television personality, fashion designer and stylist Tracy Gold’s newly launched talk show, Tracy Gold Show, is inspiring women over 40 to look and feel fabulous regardless of age. A born entrepreneur, Tracy has enjoyed success as a fashion designer, YouTube influencer and vetted QVC television host. After launching her own fashion line in 2003 out of the trunk of her car, Tracy now has a worldwide customer base clamoring for her next TGNY fashion release. A powerful social media influencer, Tracy’s YouTube channel Tracy Gold Fashion Tips has more than 20,000 subscribers with over 2 million views.