Jessica Alba On what Caused her Style Evolution

Posted Friday January 11, 2013 1:29 PM GMT

Jessica Alba looks as beautiful as ever on the cover of InStyle magazine’s February 2013 issue. Then again, when doesn’t the mother of two look fabulous?

The 31-year-old actress sat down with the publication to talk about motherhood, marriage and how family life has changed her taste in fashion.

On marriage:
"I just knew when I met him that I was going to know him forever. It was weird; he instantly felt like family. It was so easy. I’d never felt like that with anyone. I was usually pretty self-conscious, minding my p’s and q’s, very aware of every time my fork hit the plate when I was having dinner on a date. With him, there was none of that. We got each other. We’re kindred spirits."

On fashion:
"My style is more adventurous since I became a mom. In the past, I was into my uniform of leggings and a sweater. Now I’m willing to try bold prints, bright colors, and different cuts. Never say never, but I probably won’t ever wear booty shorts. I feel pretty confident about that."

On motherhood:
"Before I had kids, I was very responsible and serious. I used to be all about controlling my environment; everything had to be just so. Now my idea of perfection is different. You can label bins and have a place for stuff, but when the kids go into the playroom, you’re not going to say, ‘We can’t paint, because how are we going to clean it up?'"

Photo Credit: Dusan Reljin for InStyle

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