Recent Posts by Monica Barker

Monica’s Modern Lifestyle- The Market!

Time Market is four things in one. It's a top-notch deli; it's a popular woodfire pizza joint; it's a coffee bar; it's a quirky market full of hard-to-find foods. With a friendly staff and reasonable prices too! ( Tucson Weekly) I like the vibe here, fun and artisanal. I like to dress the part,  casual but chic when…
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Winter Grapefruit- Delicious!

Not one but two grapefruit trees are producing beautiful grapefruits in the backyard, here in Tucson.  The trees are beautiful, fragrant, and an abundance of fruit.  I am enjoying them tremendously! Two  variety's :  Yellow and Pink When juicing  I like to add other citrus I have on hand.  It gives the juice  a complex…
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Monica’s Modern Life Style – Sunday Opera Matinee

Opera Attire?  Attending the Opera "Candide" in Tucson on a Sunday afternoon, I chose to wear a fitted green dress by Zara, vintage multiple strand of pearls and Ann Taylor animal print pumps. The dress has "stretch" in it for comfort and I know I will be sitting and not standing therefore the pumps will…
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Ten Things You Need at Ikea: Summer 2017

It has been quite some time since my last IKEA visit.  Past visits included  purchases for Office Projects, Kitchen Projects, Guest Room Projects, Custom Closets, and of course the general need for Storage Space!! I am no stranger to the arrow pointing on the floor to move in the right direction or head to the…
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An Afternoon at Bergdorf Goodmans

The way Audrey Hepburn  adores a visit to Tiffany's is how I  feel about a visit to Bergdorf Goodman's.    Gazing at the spectacular window displays gives me an immediate  adrenaline rush!  I get so inspired  by what I see, my love for fashion takes hold of me all over again.  Upon the revolving doors…
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Project Makeover Winner 2016

Project Makeover Monica Negri Out with the old … in with the bold! One local woman won the opportunity through Tucson Lifestyle to receive a new look — hair, makeup and wardrobe consultations. Monica Negri of Ten Outfits Wardrobe Consulting provides a behind-the-scenes look at the transformation process. The excitement began with randomly selecting a…
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Master Class: Fall Layering Techniques

  Tips on Master Layering 1.  Limit your Layers, 3 is best J Crew Sleeveless Ruffle Top, J Crew Leopard Cardigan, Antonio Melani Gray Cashmere Cardigan Sweater, Zara Cigarette Jeans, Stuart Weitzman Black Pumps 2.  Know your Body Type:  Are you an Apple, Pear, Ruler, Inverted Triangle or Hourglass.  Understanding your body type helps with…
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Condo Transformation: Before and After

This blog was so fun to work on because I enjoyed looking at all the before and after pictures of my clients condo, not to mention how much fun it was to work with a delightful person!!  Meet Viola… Source: Condo Transformation: Before and After
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