Dalahi Ortiz

Free rein with PACHWORK

Free rein with small checks on skirts, pants and knits… Colored by Dior, more subdued by Proenza Schouler and Drome. It’s a daring choice, so be careful: choose highly creative and stylish items, you don’t want to look like a freak (which is tolerable only if you’re under twenty), and pick monochromatic accessories, we’re not clowns in a circus! …

Western style trend

The Western style has been in the air for about a year, since Raf Simons landed at the helm of Calvin Klein. As the total cowboy look is a bit intimidating, go for a few touches here and there: the beautiful checked shirts by Hermes, for a metropolitan cowgirl look; the total black blouses by Ferretti, the suede shirts by Chloè. Cowboy boots are this season’s must have: wear them also with long and loose-fitting dresses. …

Triple trend: special mix

Three trends for a special mix that won’t pass unnoticed: the animal print coat and the plaid pants match the color. The t-shirt has little feathers and its black color tones down, but it maintains the good super trend mood of this outfit. Boots and bronze bag, chic in line with the outfit. …

FAR EAST: weaves and embroideries

Weaves and embroideries inspired by far-away countries, real season’s must-haves with warm and refined tones: impossible not to yield to the temptation, especially if you like unexpected looks as I do. I chose these amazing all over print trousers, and a scarf following the same tones and the same pattern on the bag. A camel classic-cut coat levels carefully out the outfit. …

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