We recently came across a hilarious article about Mean Girls quotes that apply directly to motherhood. One of our favourites? “The limit does not exist.” You haven’t slept for two days, your child has the stomach flu, and you have baby barf in your hair. At your limit? Ha! There isn’t one. Obviously, being a mother is an all-encompassing, if rewarding, challenge, and fashion often takes a backseat. That’s why we thought we’d call out the impressive style of one of favourite celebrity mums, Jessica Alba. Her parenting outfits are consistently relatable, easy-to-recreate, and downright fashionable—it’s a recipe for style success worth investigating.
Scroll down for the proven outfit formulas of one of Hollywood’s most stylish mums.
Tip: Putting on a scarf requires minimal effort, but makes you look infinitely more put together.
Tip: A tailored coat instantly adds polish to a casual outfit.
Tailored Coat: Ann Taylor Spring Day Coat ($198)
Cropped Jeans: Étoile Isabel Marant Pradley Mid-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans ($98)
Slip-On Sneakers: Michael Michael Kors Krista Micro-Stud Leather Slip-On Sneakers ($125)
Tip: A crop top and a full skirt make a flattering combination.
Tip: Try putting together an outfit without any black. We bet your colour pairings will be pushed to the next level!
Tip: The half-tucked shirt is a simple styling trick that makes all the difference.
Tip: Sleek sunglasses always elevate an outfit.
Tip: Pair stripes with plaid for an edgy mixed-print outfit.
Tank: T By Alexander Wang Striped Tank Top ($91)
Plaid Shirt: American Apparel Unisex Tartan Plaid Flannel Long Sleeve Button-Up With Pocket ($14)
Distressed Jeans: Topshop Moto Blue Vintage Wash Jamie Jeans ($75)
Tip: Wear a chambray shirt over a t-shirt for a laid-back layered look.
Tip: Tying a sweater around your waist helps define your mid-section and adds an element of interest to your outfit.
T-Shirt: T by Alexander Wang Classic T-Shirt With Pocket ($85)
Cropped Jeans: Rag & Bone/JEAN The Boyfriend Jeans ($225)
Slip-On Sneakers: Vince Snakeskin Trainers ($295)
Who is the most stylish mum you know? Tag her in this post in the comments below!