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).

Chanel Cambon 31 Rue Cambon 75001 Paris France

Chanel dreams

My goals with "Monica's Closet" are a long way from truly getting started. One of my fantasies for the project is to be able to start buying designer things that I can blog about....
custom made wide leg pants

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...
Pink DIY tulle skirt 1 cr

#30days to a more fulfilling life #Day27 – allow yourself to be

You don't need other people's approval - allow yourself to be who you are... Day before yesterday I went to Michaels and picked up some tulle to make a DIY tulle skirt. Doing this 30-day mission...
Ballerina dreams - Monica dance posing 1

Ballet shoes or a Chanel bag?

I was thinking today about authenticity and truth as it pertains to the self. And in the midst of my thoughts I imagined being put on the spot and asked to choose between a...
mannequin red white striped top brown leather jacket burgundy pashmina scarf

Sunday in red white brown blue black

The mannequin is already proving quite useful for other purposes than she was bought to serve. I can work on work on putting together some outfit ideas from my closet just for fun or...
black faux leather jacket green sweater red bow blouse burgundy jeans fim

Black faux leather jacket green sweater red blouse burgundy jeans

I received this black faux leather jacket as a gift. The green sweater I purchased from H&M last week. I was curious how a red blouse might look under my green sweater. Luckily I had...
monica latest closet additions white turtleneck

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...
HM Spherical Shoulder Bag velvet-covered material with a metal clasp at top and a narrow metal chain shoulder strap

Does my new HM bag look like a Christmas tree ornament

I ordered a few things from H&M this week. One was a bag that I saw on the Instagram page of a lady I follow whose style I love. The bag looked so opulent...
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...
Circus by Sam Edelman Womens Bryn Sandals in box on table

Circus by Sam Edelman Women’s Bryn Sandals

I saw these shoes on Reese Witherspoon the other day. I liked the look so I went searching to find them and discovered they were actually quite affordable. I was considering possibly purchasing a...
Pretty girl modeling with tangerine

Sorry but you’re not model material…

Are you someone who has wanted to be a model but have been told by one person or another that you're not model material? When I was a teenager I wanted to be a model....
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Shimmer salmon crepe de chine tie straps maxi dress

The newest addition to my closet is a tie straps maxi dress in shimmer salmon crepe de chine. It so happens to be a dress I made a few days ago from some of...
Chanel Rogue Coco shade 442 dimitri ultra hydrating lip color lipstick

Review: That Rogue COCO ultra hydrating Chanel lipstick

So I purchased a Chanel lipstick a couple of weeks ago. The specific lipstick that I purchased was a Chanel shade 442/Dimitri ROGUE COCO ultra hydrating lip color. I purchased the lipstick online via Nordstrom.com for...
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...
mango in coconut milk in blender

#30days to a more fulfilling life #Day8 – recognizing success in failure

I decided to try my hand at making a dairy-free mango coconut ice cream today... I've had an ice cream maker just sitting on a lower shelf in my pantry since 2012. My sister gave...
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...
crepe de chine shimmer salmon fabric

Making a tiered dress in shimmer salmon crepe de chine part 1

So I have decided I want to try to make a dress because why not right? I keep looking for things to grab my interest so I can start on the "Monica's Closet" life...
pink polka dot button collar long sleeve bloue red skirt

Pink polka dot top red skirt

I picked up this pink polka dot top and red skirt from my local Goodwill yesterday. I figure there's no need to wait until I have money to really get started on this style-life...
Puritan's Pride Organic moroccan argan oil review

My Argan Oil Review after 2 months of use

I recently had an opportunity to try a Puritan's Pride Argan oil product. Specifically, I had a chance to try a 2 oz bottle of their Perfectly Pure Moroccan Argan Oil. Since it was...
woman looking at tops in closet

Dream closet chase diary entry 2

I live in a 2 bedroom 2.5 bath townhouse apartment. The closet in the master bedroom is pretty big for a closet in a 2 bedroom apartment. It's no dream closet. But it's what...