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Color Block Suede and Wool Maxi

In a perfect world I can wear a maxi dress or skirt at least once a week.  But living in an area that unfortunately has a winter season, it’s not possible unless it’s a “cold weather” maxi.  This means a wool maxi with suede, yep!

This wool is …

DIY Dorm Decor

Get inspired by this collage to create the perfect decked out dorm room!
Use these fabrics to replicate this dorm room for a cozy and comfortable environment all semester long.

Above is an inspiration for a women’s dorm room. Use your imagination with creating your dream dorm room. Use a variety …

Get The Look ~ Posh Palazzo Pants

Palazzo pants are comfortable, breezy and perfect for the summer seasons.  Here at mood, we have a variety of jersey knit options that suit this pant design very well.  This tutorial is simple easy and fast, great for beginner sewers!

Items Needed:
2 yds fabric
1 yd: 1”

Mood DIY: Great Gatsby Headband

I saw the newest remake of the Great Gatsby this weekend, and while I think I’m more a fan of the one with Robert Redford (I specify which one, because I just realized, this film has been made over a bazillion times), I will say I was mesmerized the entire …

Mood DIY: Tassel Earrings

Starting with the spring and rolling into summer…tassels and fringe have been everywhere from handbags to swimwear.  I really wanted to experiment with the trend and added a small tassel to my Camo and Leather Clutch post a couple months ago.  The tassel was such a big hit that …

Mood DIY: Chain Link Heels Inspired by DVF

Designers this Spring/Summer 2013 season are really taking liberties and kicking the shoe detailing into high gear — there’s tons of baubles and chains everywhere.  As usual, I was inspired to create some of my own.  So, when I saw these heels from Diane von Furstenberg with the …

Mood DIY: Camo & Leather Foldover Clutch with Tassel

This is my salute to camo — it’s really hot right now! We’ve seen it on runways for DKNY and even Valentino; but, I wanted a functional way to wear it.  You know, an accent piece that I would get more wear out of then say with a …

Mood DIY: Ostrich Feather Skirt

So…I picked up a copy of Instyle magazine this month (for leisurely reading AND because I happen to be in this issue –insert squeals of delight — and I noticed that since spring is right around the corner they predicted that a hot color this upcoming season would be pistachio.
I …

Feather Skirt DIY

The use of feathers has been used to add drama, style and glamour to what would otherwise be a normal or boring ensemble. In Project Runway season 6, Carol Hannah won the Bob Mackie/Christina Aguilera challenge. Her use of feathers helped to transform an ordinary black sequin dress into a …


In the Fall/Winter 2009/10 runway collections it was all about textures. The use of feathers, sequins, fur and velvets were used to create collections that are meant to make the consumer feel good!

The trends for this season range from Roaring 40’s to 80’s Party. Each trend incorporated the use of …