Finally, Spring is here and so is the SS17 collection from Ottawa-based designer Dianne Wennerwald of Studio D. Finding clothes that move you is essentially what you will find in her latest collection. These garments have style, comfort, functionality, and impeccable workmanship… these are clothes you will love to wear. Here is what you need to know about Dianne Wennerwald, she is a graduate of the Fashion Design Program at Ryerson University and prior to launching her own label 5 years ago, she gained design experience while working with other designers and upscale retailers. She draws inspiration from her Scandinavian heritage and her clothes allow the wearer an effortless chic approach to dressing and life. You will find her garments will work well and compliment your existing wardrobe, the fabrics are beautiful as is the quality. A fabulous feature of Studio D is the customer service and ensuring your satisfaction.Therefore custom orders, or as Dianne refers to it as “customize-able”, special requests or modifications can be and are generally accommodated.  Private Shopping is also popular, simply book a no charge consultation via her website HERE. In today’s society, these types of services are rare but it’s an important element to Dianne and her loyal followers.

Quality over quantity, small-batch production, staples that last. It’s exactly how I personally style my wardrobe…Studio D designer Dianne Wennerwald



On a recent visit to her Ottawa, Ontario, Canada atelier, I had the opportunity to see the new Studio D collection which was just launched and instead of asking her 5 questions, I asked her to talk to me about what her Fab Five pieces from her collection would be.


1- JULES SKIRT (Ruched)- Fabulous piece for versatility (can adjust ruching to suit), team it with JAYA tank for a “dress” appearance this style work well for most body types..$108 CDN

2-JEM TUNIC – so versatile, wear it dressy or casual. Asymmetrical cut is very flattering, love the sleeve variation…dolman and tank together…as shown on website this tunic is “customize-able” $138 CDN

3-BODIL DRESS – This flattering wrap dress can be designed in a knee length, maxi length or you decide your best length. Do you want short, 3/4, long sleeves? no problem book your personal shopping appointment and decide what works best for you…$178-$208 CDN



4-JOLIE PANT- The pant that fits and holds shape. Pattern or solid, your choice for this super styled cropped pant. Perfect for spring…so many possibilities! $138 CDN


5-GALINA CARDIGAN -The Studio D best seller, a fantastic draped cardigan that can be worn year round and of course “customize -able” ….this piece would also make a fab vest…..$178 CDN



Favorite piece (she could not leave these out) for SS17 BALI CROP PANT -fun ruched capris that have a great fit, made with a lightweight fabric that is quick drying…great alternative to shorts comfortable and flattering.


To see all of SS17 Studio D collection  visit the online store HERE




Dianne also designs these awesome infinity scarves ( several colour and pattern options) that are perfect to accessorize one of the Studio D garments or they can be easily integrated into your existing wardrobe ….they also make fabulous gifts!




GIVEAWAY – for your chance to win one of these fab Studio D-Infinity scarves all you need to do to enter is like our FB pages,  Studio D here & AQ Ottawa Image Consultants here and share this post on your FB page. Winner will be notified on March 29th via Facebook!


 Studio D HAYNA Tunic #supportlocal