Monday, October 24, 2011

In tune with the latest trends on international catwalks, Aftershock celebrates the season by focusing on its strengths - quality and fabulous style. Tailoring is key for winter; the mood is all about ladylike elegance and easy-style glamour . The woman incorporates key pieces as part of their lifestyle. With the same free spirit, they mix the feminine classics and add a touch of glamour from the Autumn/Winter 11 Collection.

The New Perception

This season, Aftershock re-invents the classics. This collection means business, updating the mainstay pieces found in every modern working woman's wardrobe.

Nostalgia for the 1950s reigns supreme with the influence of TV's Mad Men series. Full skirts and fitted bodices emphasize this hour-glass figured collection. A true homage to femininity as it complements all figures and sizes. Tweed jacket and skirt options are updated with a twist and can be paired with fine jersey tops. City smart looks include neat fitted suits, pencil skirts, mini skirts, sleek trousers and fine knitwear.

Colours range from blues to blacks embellished with an Oriental themed influence.

Retro Chic

A nod to the 1970s formality from day to evening with a contemporary edge of no nonsense clean lines. Emphasis is on cut to evoke a sleek styling whilst maintaining a feminine attitude. Colours range from neutrals to black working with camel as the key colour. Heavily embellished styles with burnished metallic trims take the day pieces into evening. Add a satin sash around the waistband for instant glamour or opt for gorgeous sequin trousers to style with knits. Sequin skirts are styled with New Perception tweeds with faux-fur accessories.

Winter Scarlet

Red as the red rose, Winter Scarlet heats up Autumn/Winter 11 with the most striking and influential colour of the season. This true glamour story takes no prisoners as this striking colour takes its form in various styles and fabrication for a high end glamour collection. . The range features both mini and maxi dress options. Red ruffle detailed dresses are flirty and fun with frills falling from the hem and shoulder for a ravishing party look. Pair it with red satin high heels for a perfect finishing touch.

Leopard & Lace

Italian glamour goes wild this season with the mixing of animal prints and the eloquence of lace trimmings. The silhouette is body conscious and emulates the style of Sophia Lauren, famous for her curves as well as her acting career. Colours stay true to the natural animal skins working back with the contrast of the black lace. Romantic lace trims are also applied to luxury maxi dress styles. Style with chunky costume jewellery to make a statement this season.

Disclosure: We were compensated for this advertorial feature.