NEW YORK — With the launch of her new album on Tuesday, and her single, “So Gone,” at the top of the charts, Monica’s back in the spotlight — all grown up. Whether she’s glamorous in a gold-beaded dress and fur coat, or going much more casual, it’s Monica’s time to shine in the latest holiday looks. Here, the singer wears Rebecca Taylor’s modacrylic and polyester jacket, silk chiffon camisole and cotton and spandex corduroy pants. Shoes by Jimmy Choo; ring by David Yurman. For more on Monica’s return, see photo spread The Girl Is Back.

This story first appeared in the June 13, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.