If you’re looking to update your wardrobe or add a trendy element to your sewing projects, look no further than the peplum. Designers like Jason Wu, Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen and the girls from Cushnie et Ochs were putting a little extra oomph into their runway collections by adding peplums to jackets, dresses, skirts, and tops. Check out a few of our favorite designer interpretations from the spring 2012 shows and download great BurdaStyle patterns to try the trend yourself!
Jason Wu: What Would Barbie Wear
Céline: Minimal and Modern
Givenchy: Architecturally Speaking…
Alexander McQueen: Baroque Beauties
Cynthia Rowley/Thakoon: Artistic Endeavors
Givenchy/Cushnie et Ochs: Space-Age Fantasy
BurdaStyle members have been playing around with peplums as well – check out a few of our favorite member creations and patterns to try the look for yourself.