It's actually from the greek word "peplos",which is a kind of women's garment in ancient Greece!
It survived through the decades to several variations,dissapeared in the late 1960's but only to make a huge came back in the 1980s!
Today it has been reloved by designers like Thierry Mugler, Dolce and Gabanna,Givenchy,Marc Jacobs and many more..
|Dior New Look 1947|
|Dior s/s 2011|
|Marc Jacobs a/w 2011|