The dandy’s suit

by Emyd Espinoza // print

Daniela, the Sunseri dandy, is a dandy of conventional habits. She puts on her
suit every day and goes to the street to show off her elegance.

photos by Laura Böhme

Daniela, the Sunseri dandy, is a dandy of conventional habits. She puts on her
suit every day and goes to the street to show off her elegance.

The suit stands out from among others for being of a bright gold color with an
electric blue rose pattern. It is so shiny to the eye that it can be seen from
several meters away even on a cloudy night. meters even during a cloudy night.
The outfit is completed by crocodile-patterned crocodile-patterned shoes and a
straw hat with a message embroidered on the crown that reads embroidered on
the crown that reads: “Because my way is one, #dandylife”.

If you had looked out your window this morning you would have thought that
today is just a day like any other, but day like any other, but no, today Daniela
took the suit to the laundry, something that happens once a month. The laundry
ritual is the following: she goes to a laundry near a movie theater, watches a
few movies and then picks up the suit.

Today she passed by and the attendant told her that her suit had been given by
mistake to someone else, and that she could keep that person’s. She
recognized the suit, it was Marie Antoinette’s, the dandy of Versailles. She
spoke to her on the phone and was answered by a cop who told her that Marie
Antoinette had just died in a shootout and the suit was evidence for the trial.
She stayed a couple of minutes thinking about what to do, put on the suit and
now goes through the streets saying

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