Monif - 12.30.09

Every Christmas we do a small holiday party with our factory, the sewers/pattern makers that make Monif C. go.  I’ve been working with Nancy and Hoosh since I started back in 2005 and wouldn’t give them up for the world.  I think I would fight somebody if they tried to take these folks away from me.  Many of you know that we manufacture the majority of the Monif C. line in the USA, and although it is CRAZY expensive to do, we are committed to it not just because of the US economy, but because you can’t get the type of pristine fit and attention to detail anywhere but here in the USA.  And also because I consider these folks my friends…Hoosh my pattern maker learned tailoring (he calls it tailoring not pattern making) in Iran when he was 18 yrs old, you know how much experience that is?  Truly invaluable, and that’s why I always tell customers, the secret to Monif C. is in the fit.  You may not see it on the hanger or straight out of the package, but once you put it on your body, instant vavavavoom!  And these are the great folks that make it happen. 

So enjoy the pics of our traditional Chinese soup bowl dinner…ever had soup bowl?  Basically you have a pot full of chicken stock or water, whatever your fancy, and you bring it to a simmer and you put meat, shrimp, chicken, dumplings, and LOTS of vegetables (bok choy, greens, bean sprouts, etc.) in and cook it all together.  Then Nancy mixes together Chinese BBQ paste, soy sauce, and cilantro and you pour that concoction over the whole thing.  Add in champagne, vodka, gin, and cookies, and you got a party! 

I know this picture doesn’t make it look appetizing, but it is so damn good

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Monif - 12.30.09

A customer love quickie! 


“Angelina” Trench Coat

SOLD OUT: “Charlie” Jumpsuit – Black

“Nelli” Ruched Dress – Cobalt Blue – we don’t even have this color on the site yet, but if you like it, call the office to order 212.842.1641, this color and the black are both on sale and we have this in the Size 1 which the black is sold out in.

Oh, and sir in the elevator, we see you…pick up your lip and stop drooling…

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Monif - 12.28.09

A few of our customers have been sending in pictures of themselves in Monif C. dresses during holiday festivites, so we wanted to show them some love and post them here.  If you’ve got a pic of you in a fabu Monif C. frock, send it over to monif (at), we’ll be sure to post them here!

One of my best customer Samantha from beautiful Puerto Rico rocking a vintage Monif C….I think we did this “Goddess” dress back in 2006, I can’t even remember. 

Trudi (from Jamaica, this must be the international edition of customer love) in the “Malinda” dress in electric purple which is actually on sale now for $45.70, click here to order! Trudi is the owner of a boutique that sells Monif C. called Kurvity in Kingston, Jamaica, call (876) 631-3737 if you want information on her boutique!

Adhari looks fabu at her bday party in her “Tina” Sequins Dress in Blue!

Keep the pics coming!

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Monif - 12.28.09

In my post about our newest boutiques, I forgot one!  If you are in the Cayman Islands, specifically Grand Cayman, and are looking for sexy, trendy, plus size clothing, dresses, and swimsuits, check out Swank!

Tell Suzanne that Monif sent you!

Swank Full Figure Fashion
Unit 4, Alexander Plaza
Dorcy Drive
George Town
Grand Cayman

For the full list of boutiques, click here.

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Monif - 12.24.09

Happy Holidays from me and the rest of the Monif C. crew!


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