Johanna Ortiz Pre-Fall 2019

“When you’re expecting something to receive in June or the end of May, you want to wear it immediately. You don’t want to wait two or three months to wear it,” Colombia-based Johanna Ortiz explained over the phone of the direction for her first pre-fall collection. The designer has been masterfully designing feminine frocks over the years and took to her first pre-fall collection to build out her daywear offerings — with an emphasis on easy summery shirts, skirts and dresses that could  transition into fall. A plaid suit, peach-colored eyelet blouse (one of Ortiz’ favorites) or button-downs with Western-inspired piping paired with a lightweight, leather skirt were among the highlights. While less ornate or frilly than her gowns or swimwear, they held the same feminine allure with versatile wearability.
Her expanded swimwear was great. Ditto to her gowns and flirty dresses, offered short for the first time this season. Both came in a varying jaguar prints — Ortiz’s first dip into using animal prints — best seen on a wonderful spotted dress with ribbon-ties at the shoulder and waist with matching Tabitha Simmons collaboration sandals or a ruffled one-shoulder navy maillot with the animal walking through Colombian coffee plants.

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Aerin Lauder, Johanna Ortiz Celebrate Collaboration With Net-a-porter

Aerin Lauder and Johanna Ortiz’s makeup collaboration started as many modern-day partnerships do: on Instagram.
“I was in Palm Beach about two years ago for Christmas and I was wearing this beautiful red dress and I posted [it on Instagram],” said Lauder. “Everyone in my office was like, you have to tag, you have to credit, and I did and [Ortiz] commented and from there it started.”
On Wednesday evening, Lauder cohosted a dinner party with Net-a-porter and Ortiz at her Upper East Side apartment to celebrate Aerin x Johanna Ortiz, which launched Nov. 2. The party was attended by Brett Heyman, influencer Arielle Charnas, Indre Rockefeller, Clemence von Mueffling and Net-a-porter’s global buying director Elizabeth von der Goltz.
“Any time we do a beauty collaboration with a fashion designer, it always sells super well,” said Von der Goltz. “It’s a lot to do with the fact that people love beauty. The packaging, getting those special prints that are specific to a designer and having that mashed with beauty and the color, it gives the customer another reason to buy. They’re pretty easy purchases in terms of you’re letting someone enter into the life of Aerin Lauder and the life of Johanna Ortiz at

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Ronnie Magro Ortiz and On-Off Again Girlfriend Jen Harley Vacation Together with Their Daughter

Jersey Shore’s Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is squeezing in a little vacation time with his on-again-off-again girlfriend Jen Harley and their daughter Ariana Skye.

While enjoying themselves in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday, Harley, 31, shared a photograph of the pair posing together in their beach attire. Despite the pair’s volatile history, the 32-year-old reality star draped his arm around Harley’s shoulder in the image.

Also along for the sun-filled trip? Their 4-month-old daughter, who’s no stranger to accompanying her parents to the beach.

The proud mother of two shared an adorable photograph on Saturday of little Ariana flashing the camera a big smile while wearing a tie-dye dress that showed off her love for San Juan, which was likely picked up as a souvenir.

While lounging on the beach with their daughter, Ortiz-Magro was also on hand to watch over their little one as she had a bottle of milk.

“Living that beach life,” Harley wrote alongside a photograph of the doting dad.

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Ahead of their trip together, Harley shared a slideshow of photographs earlier this month from the week she spent in New Jersey with the Jersey Shore star and their daughter while filming season 2 of Jersey Shore Family Vacation. The images included two sweet selfies of her and Ortiz-Magro.

“#squadgoals #bestfriends #4thofjulyweekend #jerseyshore #arianasky,” she captioned the post, which has since been deleted.

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The couple has been off and on since welcoming their daughter on April 3 — while also making headlines for their explosive altercations.

Most recently, Harley was arrested and charged with domestic battery on June 24 in Las Vegas after an incident in which it was alleged that she briefly dragged her ex with her car while their infant daughter was in the backseat.

She was released from the Clark County Detention Center the following day after posting the $ 3,000 bail; Last week, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office confirmed to PEOPLE that there was “insufficient evidence” to prosecute her.

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Since the incident, Ortiz-Magro and Harley have been spending time as a family as they attempt to work through their issues.

“They are co-parenting and trying to coexist and be the best parents they can be,” a source recently told PEOPLE. “They are taking things slow. I wouldn’t be surprised if they ended up back together.”

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