Monday, 30 August 2010

Designer Highlight - Afira

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I'm probably a little late posting on this new (to me) label, Afira. But once I saw these images, I felt the need to post them anyway. Definitely a nod more to my style prior to the blog than my current style, which seems to have evolved into feminine and French-inspired.

But I was always partial to a bold, stark look. The way the clothes have been styled for me is perfection. Black Cleopatra-style hair and make-up with pale skin was what my own look was based upon for many years, albeit in a much more subdued manner.

The pieces themselves are amazingly simply but with such a strong and eye-catching amount of detail that makes them absolute head-turners. I know that if I were to don a piece for myself they would give me a true sense of confidence and empowerment.

Edit: On a side-note, I just discovered I was featured as the Blog Spotlight on Shop Pulse - see it here.

21 comments:

Serina said...

The last dress = amazing!

S said...

I agree, they are very empowering. The last one is especially striking and beautiful!

S
http://notjustmedical.wordpress.com

Ena said...

They're so gorgeous! I especially love the details of the last one.

*Ena*

LanguageTimothy said...

Oh there Gorgeous!

WeShop said...

These are beautiful. Very dramatic. xx
http://www.weshopthereforeweare.co.uk

Grit and Glamour said...

OMG...that last dress...incredible! Thans for sharing. I'd never heard of Afira, but the line (and that dress) are on my radar now.

♥ V
http://www.gritandglamour.com

janettaylor said...

Nice!

DIANA DYE said...

Oh darling these pictures hit my heart like a bullet!! I love black I don’t wear it all the time but dark colors are definitely my favorite!♥ this makes my Monday that much better very inspiring ……………I hope you had an awesome weekend.

Shop Pulse said...

Hi there,

I couldn't find a contact email for you, so thought I'd leave a comment.

Just to let you know that PinkBow has been chosen to feature as this week's 'Blog Spotlight' on Shop Pulse. Open up the link below to check it out:

http://www.shoppulse.com/styleroyalty/category/spotlight/

Congrats on such a lovely blog! I adore your feminine style - I'm a major fan of vintage dresses myself.

Look forward to your future posts - I love all the topics you cover!

It would be great to hear back from you. You can contact me at lynn@shoppulse.com.

Speak soon,

Lynn xxx

Elizabeth @rosalilium said...

That last dress is incredible.

Ms. Chyme said...

Sexy and elegant dresses :)

ching said...

STUNNING!!!

Princess Liberty said...

Amazing pictures !

Sher said...

I think they're all really unique and dramatic too!

xx

Syed said...

Loving the dresses, but loving her hair more!

Susu Paris Chic said...

These pieces definitely do not go unnoticed. I like the gorgeous back detailing of the last gown. The lacing is very alluring. Strong, sexy women. In a soft but powerful grip.

thelayeredpancake said...

oh god this dress is beyond stunning. leather and lace. i am in awe.

Kristin said...

Those designs are wicked awesome!

StuddedLilly said...

these looks are fierce for sure! the last dress is stunning! by the way i love the picture from the last post with the train, its nice how the camera picked up the curtains details!
xx

Porcelain complexion said...

I adore these, especially the last one, the cuts & textures are stunning!

I've only just found your google connect thingy but I'm still following on bloglovin xo

Miss ED said...

New to me, too!! I love that last dress, it's just beyond words...

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