Month: March, 2012

DIY: Glitter Nails

We saw this cute nail DIY that one of our followers on Instagram posted. Absolutely adorable and super easy to do! Take  a look:

1. NYX Prismatic Gold (UO, $5), 2. Essie Tart Deco 709 (Target, $8)

1. Pick the color of your choice

2. Paint your nails

3. Let dry

4.  Apply small dabs of glitter polish

5. Apply top coat (optional)


xo, Moda.Mode


Feature Friday: Somayyah

Meet Somayyah Ghariani. She currently works as a fundraising coordinator for a small nonprofit Social Services organization. Originally from Libya and Egypt, Somayyah is all about modest clothing stores like H&M, Zara, and Mango. Because of her religious background as a Muslim, she juggles fashion and modesty, making shopping an exciting challenge. We love it!

Sunglasses: Versace

Headscarf/Hijab: black lace

Top: leopard print, Zara

Jeans: black skinnys, H&M

Jacket: leather cropped, Valentino

Purse: rockstud dome bag, Valentino

Shoes: blue suede keyhole pump, Giuseppe Zanotti

xo, Moda.Mode

Psst.. Follow Somayyah on Twitter!

Spring at Your Feet

Here is some perfect footwear for the season. Some chunky, some light. Some prints, some classic. Peep our favorites!

Calcagni wedge, Aldo, $100

Rinks floral wedge, Aldo, $80 

Peep toe sandal, Zara, $49.90

Pastel yellow pump, Zara, $129

Leopard flat, Steve Madden, $80

Rambble taupe wedge sandal, Steve Madden, $120

 You can find a lot of similar styles at your local Marshalls or TJMaxx! Have fun shopping!

xo, Moda.Mode

Camo & Color Block

[on Tea: camo pants-OBEY via, brown strappy sandal-WetSeal, pleated top-F21, neon clutch-Target, white watch-Marc Jacobs; on Marcella: aqua button shirt- NewYork & Co., red ankle pants- H&M, wooden platform- Steve Madden, gold cuff-RJ Graziano via TJMaxx, runway watch-Michael Kors]

DIY: Color French Manicure

Here is a fun DIY a friend of ours did this weekend and of course we wanted to share! Try it and let us know how it goes.

1. Choose your colors

2. Tape your fingers leaving room for tips

3. Paint the tips

4. Let paint dry and remove tape

5. Finish with top coat

Pretty cool huh? I think we will try it out with some neon colors soon.

Nail Polish Colors (from thumb to pinky)

Fresh Paint -Vixen/Sinful Colors-920/NYC-Fuchsia Shock Creme/Funky Fingers-Punch/NYC-Polyester Pink Creme/Fresh Paint-Top Coat

xo, Moda.Mode

Weekly Pinspirations

Hope everyone had an amazing weekend and celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style! Check out our pinspirations for the week! This week we’re really digging touches of neon, fun foods, mixing prints and mint!

Are you on pinterest?? Follow us!

xo, Moda.Mode

Satchel Central

Satchels are a must-have trend this spring. As you shed the layers, lose the oversized bags too! Opt for a lighter option this season that will spice up your outfit as well. Check out our favorite satchel picks.

Eve Patent Satchel,, $60

Zatchels Floral Satchel,, $216.65

Faux Leather Metallic Messenger, Forever 21, $27.80

Neon Satchel, Target, $24.99

Structured Crossbody, Forever 21, $15.80

Which one is your favorite? If you find any other fabulous satchels please share!

xo, Moda.Mode

Weekly Pinspirations

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! We have become pretty obsessed with Pinterest lately and I’m sure we’re not alone. Check out our weekly inspirations!  Have a Pinterest account? Follow us!

xo, Moda.Mode

Feature Friday: Reeci

Meet Reeci Jones. Currently, this fly girl is a full-time nail technician out in Fairfax, Virginia. A big lover of DIY, Reeci enjoys making jewelry and clothing. She is all about neon, cheetah print, fur and fringe – hot statement trends she mixes into her own style. We love her!

Peep Reeci’s fit & key pieces:

Top: block crop top, F21

Bottom: dark jumper, Nordstrom

Scarf: royal blue, Dollar store

Accessories: gold cuff, F21

Shoes: leopard bootie by Wild Pair, Bakers

xo, Moda.Mode

Follow Reeci on Twitter!

Hallelujah for Hallelu

Looks like we’ve found another sweet website for you to check out! Hallelu is an online chic boutique that features bold colors, sheer, ruffles, neon, and so much more – basically all the new hot trends for spring & summer. We had to share the fashions with you!

Peep some of our absolute favorites:

Hint of Lime top, $33

                  Alexis LBD with white collar, $42Turquoise Spike necklace, $17

Francheska Snake Platforms, $46

Solo Debut Trench, $66

Color Block maxi skirt, $41

Gold Pleated skirt, $69

The khaki & faux-leather trench is to die for! Either we are coppin’ it off Hallelu, or this might be a DIY project!

xo, Moda.Mode