“Authentic brands with quality products, an interesting story and a strong point of view. It’s also a big plus if the people behind it are friendly and helpful, making the information-gathering process easy.”
— Tasha Nita Adams on what makes a brand attractive to the press for Launching a Successful Fashion Line, Published February, 2012
“I know that most outsiders picture Hollywood style as very casual with jeans, a tee, and flip flops. That’s definitely part of it, but to me LA style is more futuristic, more Blade Runner than The Hills.“
— Hollywood Style Sheet: Lilliam Rivera, Hollywood Style Scene, November 7, 2011
“New York-raised, LA-based Lilliam Rivera is the editorial director/VP of Mondette, a hyper-local lifestyle site that scouts out what’s new in retail and fashion, food and restaurants, real estate, trends and more in Los Angeles and beyond.”
— Trendsetter: Lilliam Rivera, JC Report, March 23, 2011
— Mondette featured as part of Madewell‘s Blogger Bests series, February, 2011
“We caught up with Tasha Adams, founder and CEO of the charming, neighborhood-friendly fashion and lifestyle blog, Mondette. Tasha’s dishing on New Year’s Eve style. Her take? Feminine with a mod twist.”
— Blogger Knows Best: Q&A With Mondette’s Tasha Adams, AOL City’s Best Los Angeles, December 31, 2010
“We’re huge fans of Mondette, the…bloggers that cover LA’s fashion and food scene neighborhood by neighborhood. Recently, Mondette launched two additional verticals: Effie + Lucile, covering the eastside of Los Angeles, and Electric+Brooks, for news of all things beachside.”
— Tasha Adams on Mondette’s Eastside/Westside Launch, The Feast, December 10, 2010
“On the recently launched website Mondette, founder Tasha Nita Adams, 35, and partners Lilliam Rivera, 39, and Christina von Messling, 36, do the heavy lifting for you, offering style-centric CliffsNotes from a local perspective about specific L.A. neighborhoods.”
— Mondette: Small World Intimacy in a Big City, LA Times, March 7, 2010
“This chic blog by Tasha Adams lets me know where to shop, dine, etc., in LA.”
— 944’s Cheat Sheet for the Web’s Most Stylish Sites, 944 magazine, March 2010
(Photo by Nhat Ngyuen)
“Blackburn and Sweetzer is one of our favorite hometown blogs and a definite daily must read for savvy Angelenos who want to be in the know.”
— Blackburn and Sweetzer’s Tasha Nita Adams Picks Her Corey Lynn Calter Fall Faves!,
Designer Corey Lynn Calter, September, 2009
(Photo by Christina von Messling)
Mondette participated in California Market Center’s 110 Years of Fashion, styling an installation with BCBG Max Azria.
Adams has appeared in several fashion panels, most recently Fashion Group International LA panel “Meet the Power Players of Fashion” and Fall 2010 Trends panel at California Mart.
One of POSHGLAM’s Top 25 Stiletto-Stopping Bloggers of 2009.