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Fashion Fever with Peplum

Hello beautiful! This new year brings with it new territories for me! I'm entering into the land of fashion and I have got fashion fever baby. Why fashion? I always had a love for fashion. I've been known to my friends as the girl who loves shoes. It started with this love for shoes, then moved to handbags, then accessories and now onto the actual wear. For too long I have stayed into my comfort zone and now it's time to change that. Introducing one of the latest fashion styles, the peplum.

So what is the peplum? From my pictures you can see it is like an overskirt. It attaches onto the main part of the dress. It draws the eyes into the waist and hips and creates an hourglass shape for my petite frame. In this look the piece is simple but can be dressed up or down to be used from day to night. Throw a jacket onto it, add some black stockings, pair with some simple jewelry and you can even venture into the office.

This piece is versatile since it is black but the cream midsection breaks the monotony of the colour and looks like a belt adding to the accentuation of the waist. I am particularly fond also of the asymmetrical frill which brings some more flare to the look.

I paired the look with silver accessories; drop earrings that would peak out from beneath my hair, a long chain to bring some life to the simple vest like top of the dress and a simple handclasp.
I kept my nails simply natural to not distract from the beauty of the dress but feel free to add a pop of colour to liven up the look.

Get the Makeup: Classic Smokey Eyes & Nude Lips
Face: Bare Minerals Ready Foundation and Touch Up Veil
NYX Concealer in a Jar in Glow
Sleek Makeup Blush in Sunrise
Sleek Makeup Contour Kit in Medium
Eyes: Sleek Makeup I-Divine Ultra Mattes V2 darks palette: Noir(Black), Paper Bag (Dark Brown), Dune (Skintone shade)
MAC False Lashes Extreme Black Mascara
Milani Minerals eye pencil in Black
Lips: Sleek Makeup Pout Paint in Minx

The classic smoky black and brown eyes with the rest of the face being neutral is the perfect pair for this simple black peplum. It complements the dress without overtaking the focus. The look completed with pulled straight hair with a bit of volume to the top adds a bit of rocker chic flare to the overall look. Be brave and go out and rock your full look with peplum!
Dress available at The Chic Clique, Ambrosia Cosmetics.
Happy Peplums!

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*Some of the products in this post were provided by the company for my use and review. All opinions are truly my own.

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