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Mood DIY: No-Sew Wool Vest

 

With New York weather being New York weather, it’s always a good idea to have a versatile wardrobe. In April, it could be freezing when you leave for work in the morning, and 75 degrees by the time you break for lunch. The best things to fill your closet with …

Mood DIY: Flower Cut-Out Pillow

I’ve always been a fan of fabric manipulation, but even the basic stuff seemed really intimidating. Still, I decided to play around with some simple smocking for a pillow, and I was surprised by how quick and easy it was. And the final result is absolutely beautiful!

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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 …

Why is Wool Warmer than Other Fabrics

Why Is Wool Warmer?
 
When fighting against the cold winter weather of places like Chicago, Detroit, and of course New York City, staying warm at all times is a must. So what do we do? We go out and buy thick and heavy coats, scarfs, hats and socks; every essential …

Mood DIY: Multi- Colored Scarf Wrap

I recently came across this simple yet stylish wrap from Zara that I thought would serve as a great solution for this in between weather we’ve been having (I mean it’s November, and it’s supposed to be 60 degrees tomorrow), and I was immediately intrigued. So, I grabbed …

Mood Style: Perfect Little Herringbone Dress

I happen to be absolutely in love with perfectly fitting dresses and no one does them better than Victoria Beckham. I kinda scratch my head at the fact that I’m head over heels for a Spice Girl, well not her exactly but you get my point.  Her dresses

Mood DIY Houndstooth Shift Dress

On a recent trip to Target (one of my favorite stores), I passed through the dress department to quickly browse what was new while on my way to the register, and came across this super cute red and gray Shift Dress – I immediately wanted one! With the holidays just …

Mood Style: Wool Coat with Leather Arm Warmers

Editor’s note: We are very pleased to welcome our new Mood Style blogger, the fabulous Nikki of Beaute J’Adore. She’ll be posting frequently for the Mood Sewciety blog, sharing her unique way of sewing and styling her own clothes so she always looks like she stepped off the

Mood DIY: Varsity Letter Sweatshirt

We’ve seen celebs like Rihanna and Jessica Alba rocking the look….and if you’re like me, you probably have your own somewhere in a dusty box in your parents garage? What am I talking about? The whole varsity craze.  Varsity jackets are hugely popular right now and cropping up …

Fall/Winter Fabrics Trend Report by Mood: The New Blues

Rich, luscious shades of blue dominated the Fall/Winter 2013 runways. Royal blue, azure, cornflower, teal and other blue hues turned up in leather tops, oversized coats, demure dresses and more. Take a cue from designer Reed Krakoff and go head-to-toe blue. Mood has every shade of blue fabric in the …