About Us

Ariane and Larisa are sisters who grew up in Boca Raton, FL. After moving to the New York City area in their teenage years, they both became heavily involved in the fashion industry. Ariane has modeled for over 10 years and has a unique perspective of the industry from the inside out. Larisa has just received her Bachelor of the Arts in Fashion Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

&monte is a small business that is focused on slow fashion that aims to bring you atelier level pieces at accessible prices. Everything is handmade, to order. The basis of &monte starts with “LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD, LOOK GOOD” To Ariane and Larisa, “look good, feel good, look good” is the catalyst for a cycle of self care. They hope to help you embrace this cycle with their timeless, easy to wear, and comfortable silhouettes.