Monica's Closet

Based on the personal fashion and lifestyle journey of the founder and creative director of myfashionwants.com (Monica is the one of her two middle names).

monica wearing her blue turtleneck sweater

The blue turtleneck sweater

I mentioned in my post the red turtleneck sweater that I also had a blue version of the same sweater. I took some photos in my blue turtleneck sweater yesterday. I needed to get some...
monica red turtleneck sweater february 4 2018

The red turtleneck sweater

Who's wearing a red turtleneck sweater today? I'm not wearing a red turtleneck sweater today, but I was wearing one a few day ago and I took a few selfies because that's what I do...
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Selfie therapy Monday January 15 2018

Selfie therapy monday:  Good morning. Happy Monday! How are you today? I hope that you had a peaceful weekend. Last week was a week of awakening for me. My father is in the hospital recovering...
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Selfie therapy Sunday January 7th 2018

Selfie therapy Sunday January 7th 2018 - First, thank you my dear sister Mari for your email today. I appreciate it and I appreciate you. I appreciate all of my sisters, those with whom...
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My custom made wide leg pants and other stuff

This post is titled "My custom made wide leg pants and other stuff". I guess I should show some pictures of my custom made wide leg pants. I hired someone in Sri Lanka to...
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Shopping at Charlotte Russe

Did some shopping at Charlotte Russe back in October and November because I wanted to write a review about Charlotte Russe. Charlotte Russe has crossed my radar a number of times and I've always...

Holidays have me stressing over spending money I don’t have

I have been spending lot of money for a lot of years trying to make something happen for myself. For the last several years I've been spending money trying to turn this fashion blog...

Charlotte Tilbury ‘Magic’ Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15

While Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Liquid 24h longwear SPF 15 Foundation is still my go-to foundation and still the best foundation I have used to date, I wanted to try some other foundations in...
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Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Liquid 24H Longwear SPF 15 Foundation

My current favorite foundation: Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Liquid 24H Longwear SPF 15 Foundation The foundation of your skin is everything right? If you have good skin you're lucky. You probably don't need to use...
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Trying out the DevaCurl hair product brand

I hate buying stuff for my hair. It always turns out to be a waste of money. A few weeks ago I purchased some items from the DevaCurl hair product brand to try them...

Long silky hair is what sells I’m told

Happy Thursday to all you beautiful ladies and gentlemen. Wishing you all the best in everything that you do. Please remember that you deserve everything your heart desires, whether you have long silky hair,...
monica wearing a Betsy and Adam red lace gown

The Betsy and Adam red lace gown

It's been a while since I've written a post. I've been busy working hard on my album and I will be releasing the first single from the album very soon. I bought myself this Betsy...
Posing in the black and silver cold shoulder dress Saturday April 29 2017

Posing in the black silver cold shoulder dress

Hi all. Happy Sunday. It's the last day of April 2017. I can't believe how fast the year is flying by! Just wanted to do a quick post showing some pictures I took yesterday...
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Can you wear a cropped turtleneck sweater in Spring?

Wondering if you can wear a cropped turtleneck sweater in Spring? It's April! Depending on where you're located it might still be a little chillier than you would expect it to be in April. But...
monica in the burgundy dress on fake magazine cover

On the tongue sticking out selfie and the burgundy dress

What's with the tongue sticking out selfie pose? When I'm trying to loosen up in order to get better pictures I stick my tongue out a lot. I don't stick my tongue out by unnatural...
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Trying on my new clothes

I started writing this post on the 28th of February but I've been so busy working towards my crazy dreams that I haven't had the time to finish the post or to update any...
latest closet additions

Latest closet additions

Did some shopping at Nordstromrack online today because there are some sales going on and I figured I might as well take advantage before it all ends. I spent just over $100 and apparently...
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The Tahari green dress

Recently purchased a Tahari green dress... Before I get to talking about my new Tahari green dress, I should ask you how you've been doing lately. It's been a little while since I've written a...

Green sequin satin dress progress report Tuesday 1/17

I have started my green sequin satin dress project. I started making the green sequin satin dress yesterday. So far I'm satisfied with my progress; but I did have quite a bit of frustration to...
Justine the mannequin wearing makeshift green sequin dress

The green sequin fabric for my dress project arrived

Happy 2nd Thursday of green 2017! Did you know that the pantone color of the year for 2017 is green? I didn't, but in my own personal life I had decided to dub this year...