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  • n. Plural form of peplum.


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  • You learn a lot of these techniques from the older patterns from the 80's and early 90's, which had all kinds of details such as peplums and bows and flounces.

    Light Yellow Cotton Dress

  • Blogger Cara of Cara's Closet bought a peplum dress for $5 in a consignment store and wore it to a wedding, where she discovered a practical advantage: "Turns out peplums are a great way for disguising 'food babies,'" she told me.

    Wendy Brandes: 'Tis the Season for Peplums

  • See how fashion bloggers wear peplums in this slideshow.

    Wendy Brandes: 'Tis the Season for Peplums

  • Therefore, some fashion bloggers are picking up their peplums from thrift and vintage stores, while others are buying this season's pieces.

    Wendy Brandes: 'Tis the Season for Peplums

  • Yep, big adn stiff oar big adn floofee hare hare hare wuz stiff adn close wuz big adn floofee wif showder pads adn dubbel brests adn peplums….

    Eberybudy wants to picks me up - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Bay of Blood- The Evil Eye- considered to be the first giallo- Black Sunday- the Art Horror film- Danger Diabolik- comic book action thriller, he was cameraman on the most successful peplums- Hercules and Hercules Unchained- An incredible talent.

    Revisiting the Bay of Blood

  • They all believed passionately in "movements" and "causes" and "ideals," and were always attended by the exponents of their latest beliefs, always asking you to hear lectures by haggard women in peplums, and having their portraits painted by wild people who never turned out to be the fashion.

    The Glimpses of the Moon

  • "Just because they go to it in overalls and gingham aprons, instead of peplums and sandals."

    The Brimming Cup

  • They wore tin helmets, much too large, and green peplums, and repeated his words continually.

    Vandover and the Brute

  • Has not Tite Street been thrilled with the tidings that the models of Chelsea were posing to the master, in peplums, for pastels?



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  • Plural of peplum.

    May 14, 2009

  • Noun

    pl -lums or -la a flared ruffle attached to the waist of a garment (Greek peplos shawl)

    May 14, 2009