Curating Your Better Self

Photos and words by Mara Strobel-Lanka. In the age of Instagram perfection, the act of curation has acquired a complicated reputation. While curating a two-dimensional image of an internet persona is both a resourceful millennial tool and a toxic black hole of anti-authenticity,  there exist an overwhelming and underappreciated plethora of ways to curate our selves… Continue reading Curating Your Better Self

Floridian Fall

Floridian Fall means welcoming low-eighties temps with open arms and your favorite pair of jeans. The cool breezes may still be eluding us, but we're more than ready to start rocking the rich tones and longer hemlines that Fall fashion so loves. Break out your strongest pumpkin spice candle and head to Momni for the… Continue reading Floridian Fall

Pretty Women

Another month, another style icon party at Momni. We've fallen even more in love with this killer event after enjoying the amazing company, beauty, and laughter of our shoppers. This month's Pretty Woman styling challenge surpassed our expectations, and the creativity and thought in every outfit these ladies chose reminded us why we fell in… Continue reading Pretty Women

Hallway Haute

Photos and writing by Mara Strobel-Lanka. Back to school shopping has been my favorite excuse for makeover moments since my first day of kindergarten. I may not be in school anymore, but I still love seeing Moms and Daughters wander into the shop looking for the perfect pieces to start the (school) year afresh. With… Continue reading Hallway Haute

Little Artsy Girl in a Big World

Written by Chelsie Boyd. Edited by Mara Strobel-Lanka. You’re going to write a poem about New York. It will be the first of many dreams you place on paper, words flowing together like music. The poem will be titled “Empire,” and you’ll read it to your elementary class about how you yearn to be in… Continue reading Little Artsy Girl in a Big World

Best Laid Plans

Written by Anna Claire Hodge. Edited by Mara Strobel-Lanka. In the photo, I’m wearing unflattering overalls; my arms are thrust high in the air and light pours through the atrium of the dead mall. It’s not where I’d imagined spending our first anniversary, but my face was joyous and like a child’s. The movie Jide… Continue reading Best Laid Plans