Celebrity Superlatives: The Highs and Lows of Peplum-Wearing Stars

Britteny Dee

While the peplum trend that was so prominent on Spring 2012 runways may not be exactly new, it seems like it’s finally infiltrating Hollywood. That figure-flattering, ruffled piece of fabric you’ve seen attached to the waist of dresses, shirts and skirts is all the rage among top celebrities.

Peplum has been embraced by all sorts of stars from style-setter and “Gossip Girl” actress Blake Lively to reality TV star Kim Kardashian. Whether they’re headed to a red carpet event or a high-profile fete, style-conscious celebrities are turning to peplum garments to create a winning look. Of course, not everyone pulls it off.

Click through the gallery for a glance at some of the best and worst celebrity peplum looks.