Pleated Peplum

9.20.2013


{ f21 top/earrings; Francesca's shorts; Old Navy flats; mom's Coach bag; vintage watch/ring }

I've always been a fan of pleats, but I've never seen them in peplum form until I saw this top on one of my favorite bloggers. I checked where she got it: JCrew. Ugh. That store is just a hopeful daydream that maybe one day I'll actually be able to afford something from it. I have to actually avoid the side of the mall where JCrew is so that I won't be tempted to go in! (Help me, I'm poor.)

Thankfully, I found what looked close enough to the exact same thing at Forever 21 for waaay less! As in, less than half the price I would have paid at JCrew. I love when that happens, don't you? It's like an "In your face!" moment to name brands haha ;)

9 comments

  1. No way...pleats AND peplum? That top is amazing! I love it :D

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  2. I love your shorts, so cute! That outfit is very lovely! It's way too cold here to wear this! :( xx

    JCrew is awesome! haha

    www.leenatheunicorn.blogspot.com

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  3. this look is amazing and looks so comfy!
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    xox, cece

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  4. Aw this top is so cute! Love the combo of pleats and lace here, so girly and chic! You look very pretty!

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  5. ooh the pleats is pretty!
    LOL "in your face" comment
    but sometimes I feel bad for all those high brand designers tho.. they worked so hard only to get copied..

    <3
    The Sweetest Escape 

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  6. Very cute look and perfect for this time of year.

    Ali of Dressing Ken

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  7. I love how the pleats tone down the peplum look. Very pretty!

    Kate from Clear the Way

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  8. Um, that top is gorgeous! Seriously, you look so lovely!

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  9. cute outfit! loving the peplum top. :)

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