ON THE ROCKS

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I just realized I never posted these photos from my shoot with Isaac in Laguna Beach!!  I had to double and triple check to make sure I hadn’t already posted them here on the blog because I would hate to double post.  It always gets so confusing now with Instagram because it feels I’ve posted a few shots from this shoot on there.

As I mentioned in my Bikini Lately post [here], this is one of my favorite bikinis at the moment.  It’s the crochet suit from Chiquelle.

photos by Isaac Zoller

SUNLIT AFTERNOON

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Wearing: tie wrap top by Related here // jeans from Urban Outfitters here // necklace from Capwell + Co (I can’t find the exact necklace on the website but there’s similar here)

photos by [Kent Avery]

I love the golden light in these photos.  We took them at Kent’s place in downtown right around sunset.  Seriously such a photoshoot-ready apartment!

We arrived in DC earlier tonight and we’ll be here until the 23rd so we have a good amount of time to explore the city.  I brought tons of outfits to shoot for you guys, but unfortunately I didn’t get to bring my big camera since Sara and I share, so I’ll have to use my Samsung or meet up with a local photographer!  Hopefully I can find some cool backdrops that you won’t find in California 🙂

ON THE GO

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photos by [Kent Avery]

wearing: culottes by Wilfred // Urban Outfitters top here // RAYE shoes here // Strathberry bag here // Ray Ban sunnies // hand bracelet from Capwell + Co here

Time is flying faster than ever here in LA.  I leave for D.C. tomorrow and I haven’t packed one thing so the stress is definitely starting to build up.  I’m gunna wake up early and get some things done before I go to the nail salon for a fresh mani.  Am I the only one who panics if they don’t get their nails done right before a trip?  I’m gunna stick with a neutral color…. maybe a whitish-pink 🙂

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Here are some photos I took yesterday with my new friend Kent Avery, a really talented photographer I just recently met.  This was my first time shooting with him and I really love the photos that came out of it.  We were talking about possibly taking a trip up to Big Sur or somewhere with a cool landscape for a photoshoot.  I think it’s about time I do a cool shoot like that, no?!

A DAY AT LACMA

wearing dress by Urban Outfitters here // Stuart Weitzman boots // Strathberry bag here // Celine sunglasses here // Triwa watch here

 

Hi guys!

Today was busssssy– just how I like it.  This morning I paid the Berri Goldfarb PR showroom a visit and got some really cute things that I can’t wait to show you guys!  I got some stunning jewelry pieces that are to die for.  Afterwards I went to LACMA for an event with YOOX.  We got to see a private tour of the ”Reigning Men” exhibition which featured fashion in menswear over many centuries and continents.  It was such a cool thing to see… I’ll be posting all the pics and writing a bit more about it later, but for now you can check out my latest Instagram to see one of my favorite pieces from the collection 🙂

This was my look for the first half of the day, before I went home and changed to prep for a photoshoot downtown.  I love this button dress… it’s the perfect length for these sky high boots.  You would be amazed how hard it is to find a dress that is the right length for these boots… it’s not as easy as it looks!  If it’s too long you look like you’re wearing jeans, and if it’s too short, well, then it’s too short.  I’m happy this dress made the cut!

BIKINI LATELY

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Who else is as excited for bikini season as I am?!  I’m building up a serious craving for sand in my toes, salty hair, and cruising down PCH listening to music with the car windows rolled down.  Ahhhh that’s like paradise to me haha.  These are a few of my favorite bikinis that I’ve been wearing lately.  My favorites are the crochet one and the pink… What are yours?!

SOME BEACHY FUN FACTS:
Favorite song to listen to on the beach: Jammin’ by Bob Marley or Amber by 311.
Beachside drink of choice? Ice cold beer.
One thing you can’t go to the beach without? SPF, sunnies, and a hat!
Favorite beach? West Street in Laguna Beach
Bikini or one piece?  I used to only wear bikinis, but now I love both!!
Beach tip: as soon as you get on the sand TAKE OFF YOUR SANDALS.  Shoebies are frowned upon by Californians 😉
Ever been saved by a lifeguard?  Yes haha.

crochet bikini: Chiquelle here // white one piece: LSPACE here // light pink bikini: Yemaya Swimwear bottoms here top here // blue and white print bikini: Meloon Pro sold out, but different print here // purple tie bikini: LSPACE here

A PONYTAIL AND A CHOKER


  
  
 Wearing: Montazami Brand tee here // Seven For All mankind jeans here // All Saints leather jacket here // ZARA boots // Rag & Bone bag here

Hi cuties!

What to do when you’re sick but you still wanna dress up and look nice for the day…. Throw that hair in a ponytail and spice it up with a choker! That’s exactly what I did today and I really enjoyed it.  I don’t normally wear my hair up, ok I RARELY wear my hair up, but it’s nice with a little change.  I might need to trade in my nerdy scrunchie for an actual hair band though… But that scrunchie is life!!  This reminds me I need to do a post on scrunchies and why you need them in your life.

Right now Austin and I just got to the Rihanna concert! It’s always been my dream to see her perform so I’m very excited. See a little of it on my Snapchat: hannamonty.  Bye for now! xx

WALK THIS WAY

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Love this shot we took walking through the caves at Laguna Beach’s infamous ”Thousand Steps” beach.
photos by Tien Nguyen

Hi my loves!

I have to start off by saying Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mothers out there in the world!  Lets thank our moms for everything that they have done for us, and continue to keep doing.  WE LOVE YOU <3

Since my mom is still in Sweden, we didn’t get to spend the day with her, but I want to do something special for her when she gets back on Tuesday.  Instead I went to Austin’s moms Mother’s Day Brunch at the country club and then spent time with my grandma all day.  I’m still a little sick with a bad cough so I had to keep it mellow and rest up for a full and busy week ahead.  Now I’m off to bed…. goodnight!

Montazami Brand’s 2nd Pop Up Shop Tomorrow in Stockholm!

   
   
Wearing the Roosevelt top and skirt from Montazami Brand here and here (on sale!)

Hi guys!

Since Montazami Brand’s first pop up shop was such a huge success, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting our second pop up shop tomorrow in Stockholm!  Join us for a day of bubbly, sweet treats, and shopping 🙂 Unfortunately I will not be there, but Sara and my mom sure will. Come say hi and get to know Montazami Brand a little better!

So, the details:

LOCATION: Kungsgatan 37, 8 tr. STOCKHOLM (There will be a woman named Nina there to guide you in) It is at the iOffice rooftops on their beautiful terrace. 

TIME: Sunday, May 8th at kl. 10:30

There will be kanelbullar from Gateau, bubbly prosecco from Mia Moscato and a variety of Vitamin Well drinks!

P.S. We will be having a raffle giveaway!! The lucky winner will get to pick out their favorite Montazami Brand item! 

P.s.s. Everyone attending will be getting a special discount on all items 🙂

Hope you guys can make it xx

THAT PERFECT VACATION DRESS

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wearing: dress from Bubbleroom here 

photos by Tien Nguyen

It’s Friiiiiday!  Today it rained a lot here in OC/LA so I wanted to put some sunny pictures here on the blog.  How pathetic is that?  One day of rain and I’m already desperate for sun haha.  On another note I do love this white dress I just got from Bubbleroom.  It’s the perfect vacation dress.  I’m definitely bringing it with me to Croatia this summer.  Is there anything better than tanned skin and a white dress on an exotic vacation?  That’s true happiness for me haha.

TULAROSA & TEQUILA PARTY AT REVOLVE

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Wearing: dress by Tularosa // shoes by Din Sko (here) // purse by Strathberry

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

I had so much fun showing you guys ”A Day in LA” with me on Din Sko’s snapchat.  If you haven’t already, make sure you add them (dinsko_official) before the 24 hours is over!  You’ll see everything from a tour of my apartment, lots of palm trees, me bartending, and tons of outfit talk.  You don’t wanna miss it 🙂

I ran into a few friends at the Revolve party, including Jennifer Åkerman, who you might recognize from Montazami Brand’s website!  We mingled on the rooftop deck, listened to upbeat music and sipped on Patron margaritas.  After the party Austin and I went to go see Explosions In The Sky perform at the Avalon theatre.  It was a successful night!