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Stunning African Prints in 3 Great Looks

The African print trend has exploded over the past couple of years! If you are a designer you have to admit these prints are visually satisfying. I put together a few looks just to give you an idea of how to wear these prints, or hopefully inspire you to enter …

Trend Report: Handbags for Fall 2016

Trend Report: Handbags for Fall 2016

Handbags were everywhere on the Fall runway this season with a wide variety in texture and shape. The biggest trend, however, was functionality and purpose. Here are some of our favorite styles from this season’s top trends!

Fur Bags

Fur-covered handbags were a huge hit with the …

Trend Report: NYFW Fall Forecast | Spring 2017

New York Fashion Week is here! Starting tomorrow, designers will descend upon NYC with their Spring 2017 lines, showing off their innovative new looks and fabulous new silhouettes. That said, we’ve put together a few trends from this past year that we hope to see more of this week. Certain …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Reversible Bomber Jacket


 As summer slowly fades into fall, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I have very few jackets at the moment. Which is a shame, because I love jackets. They’re a requirement for the fall in NYC, plus they ‘re an extra layer of style for that perfect autumn …

Trend Report: Back-to-School Styles

Trend Report: Back-to-School Styles

Classes are back in session soon, and what better way to combat the early mornings and long days of studying than to look good doing it? One of the best pick-me-ups during school (especially if I was running late!) was knowing I looked great. It’s true when …

Everyday Runway: How to Sew a Ruffle Bodice Maxi Dress


Don’t pack away your summer attire just because fall is around the corner! It’s a staggering 90 degrees in NY today, which means maxi dress season is still upon us.
Maxis should  be a staple in everyone’s wardrobe; you can wear them from spring into summer, and if you choose …

Strapless

When I was given the opportunity to create a line of patterns for McCall Patterns, I knew I wanted to create something that was quintessentially me.  Keeping in mind that my style isn’t for everyone, I also wanted patterns that can easily be altered to accommodate your own personal …

Everyday Runway: How to Sew a Tiered Plisse Skirt


How to Sew a Tiered Plisse Skirt

Fall is usually the time for school to start up again, but for others it can be the start of new jobs and careers right after graduating in the spring. There’s never anything wrong with outfits that look good without sacrificing …

Color Trends: Pantone Palette Ruffled Dress


With fall finally around the corner (I can hear my air conditioner crying with relief), here at Mood we’re thinking about a new season of colors and fabrics. Fall runways were abound with rich earth and bright jewel tones, coming together to create warm, vibrant palettes. Pantone highlighted a …

Mood Style: Sewing a Lamé Kimono

When in need of a statement piece, this Phillip Lim lamé from moodfabrics.com is a must.  At first glance you think this fabric is way over the top until you realize over the top is just what you need. This shimmering beauty is paper thin, easy to sew and irons …