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Mood Style: Slim Ankle-Slit Pants and Crop-Top Sweater

When it comes to suits, I’m totally drawn to more masculine dressing with bits and pieces of femininity, like a peek of an ankle or a sliver of stomach, which was the idea behind these pants. They’re made with’s lightweight Italian poly blend, a great fabric with …

Think About Sewing… Leather & Ponte Together

If you love leather but want to keep your costs low, think about using leather for the focal point of the garment and then ponte for the rest. Take this DKNY skirt above, for example. To knock it off, you’d buy one large skin (or about a yard of faux …

Sewing with Silk 101: Even More Tips For You

Like many home sewers, I suffer from TGCS, or Too-Good-to-Cut Syndrome. Since I started interning at Mood, I’ve hoarded amassed some truly exquisite fabric. I have visions of swishy silk dresses, collarless jackets lined with charmeuse, and classic silk shells. I even have the perfect fabric for a ballgown. When