How To Wear Peplums, Pouffy Sleeves And More Spring Trends (PHOTOS)

01/07/2013 11:16 am ET | Updated Jan 10, 2013

Celebrities and models have one thing in common: A willingness to try trends that most of us common folk avoid. Impossible items like peplums (wait, you want us to wear extra fabric around our hips?), voluminous sleeves (hello, puffy shirt) and drop-crotch pants look great on tanned, toned, so-not-like-us stars and mannequins.

Or so we thought. Upon greater consideration, these seemingly impossible trends could actually be flattering -- if worn properly.

Here, five tricky trends ... decoded.

Tricky Trends Decoded

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