johanna ortiz's nice party dresses

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because everything in Miami is backwards, we're about to start the party season, right when the rest of the country is bundling up and talking about like, hot apple cider or something like that. 

Johanna Ortiz, a Colombian designer trained in, of all places, Ft. Lauderdale, has got the fashion world buzzing with her modern Club Tropicana vibe. 

I've been tracking Johanna for a while and I should have featured her on here before - but then I read that she's committed to giving back in Colombia and works with artisans in her home country for the label and it was a no brainer to throw up this little post today. Plus THESE DRESSES. Scroll on for all the party dress inspiration you'll need to take you through the season: 

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images via www.modaoperandi.com