1A short flared, gathered, or pleated strip of fabric attached at the waist of a woman’s jacket, dress, or blouse to create a hanging frill or flounce.
- The peplum was originally conceived as a small panel of fabric or a short skirt draped over the lower torso area of a women's dress or outfit.
- The latest waist-friendly look is the unabashedly ladylike peplum top.
- Bold and beautiful, this peplum blouse is perfect for a night on the town.
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