A peplos. Hence: An overskirt hanging like an ancient peplos; also, a short fitted skirt attached to a waist or coat.
Short skirt sewn on to the bottom of a fitted bodice.
a flared ruffle attached to the waistline of a dress or jacket or blouse
a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
short skirt of the bodice
Short flounce attached to a snugly fitting waistline.
A short section joined to the waistline of a women's blouse, jacket or dress. Named after the Greek peplos, an ancient women's garment, peplums first became popular in the 1800s when women's clothing began to mimic men's tailoring, and the peplum too the place of jacket tails.