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Archive for the ‘Dresses’ Category

Trend Report: Oscars 2017

Lights, camera, awards! The red carpet was flawless last night (even if the show itself had a few mishaps), so we’ve put together just a few of our favorite looks. As expected, the gowns followed the trends we’ve been seeing on the runway – beads, metallics, fringe, and of course …

Mood DIY: How to Draft a Simple Maxi Dress

The sky just dumped half a foot of snow on us in New York City, but that’s not stopping me from dreaming about spring. I miss flowy florals, so today’s project features this magnificent print from Carolina Herrera. The drape is lovely and the crinkled chiffon has the slightest sheen, …

Trend Report and Fashion Week Forecast: Spring 2017

Fashion Week for menswear is wrapping up, and the trends are rolling in! We’re here to give you the rundown of the runway so you can get a head-start on what to look out for in the upcoming seasons. Fashion Week dates, trend forecasts—plenty of ideas for you to chew …

Mood DIY: Free Plunge Cocktail Dress Sewing Pattern

Red carpet season is fast-approaching, and with a few being rolled out already I’ve already been feeling inspired to step up my dress game! This year’s golden globes saw stunning sequins and bold silhouettes, but I absolutely fell in love with Jessica Biel’s Elie Saab gown at the 2017 Golden …

Chinese Zodiac Style Guide


It’s the beginning of a new year and we’re back with another zodiac style guide to help you start off right! This time, we’re taking a look at the Chinese zodiac for some creative fashion inspirations.

All About Skirt Silhouettes

Just as there are plenty of dress shapes and silhouettes to choose from, skirts have their own line-up and applications, too! If it’s your first time making a skirt or you’re just looking for a reference to help research for your next project, we’ve got you covered!
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Mood Style: New Year’s Eve LBD

 
The pressure to find the perfect New Year’s Eve dress is always high. Do you go sleek and sexy, or sparkly and fun? No matter what style you love, you can never go wrong with a little black dress!
For this one, I kept the silhouette fairly simple and chose …

Trend Report: 2016 Recap

We’re in the thick of winter, and that means it’s time to layer and bundle up! This coming year’s styles play with thinner and thicker fabrics, which lets you bundle up with layers or go big with one huge and independent style. From trench coats to tiered designs, long pieces …

Bell Sleeve Dress with a Pop of Color

Making your own clothes give you the ability to create a wardrobe with just about every piece of clothing you can dream of, and you save thousands of dollars while doing it.  So if I want to add endless black wool dresses to my closet, I don’t think twice.   …

All About Dress Silhouettes


Hello, and welcome to another All About article from Mood! This time we’re talking about dress silhouettes and shapes!
There are so many kinds of dresses out there that it can be a little daunting trying to wrap our heads around their little differences, and so we wanted to collect …