Update: Bridget Moynahan offers advice to moms for being stylish

04/20/2008 at 09:27 PM ET

Bridgetmoynahan_b_b_gr_06_cbbUpdate: Additional quotations added. See photoshoot images here.

Originally posted April 17th: Actress Bridget Moynahan has always been into fashion, and the 36-year-old admits to Redbook Magazine that since becoming a mom to son John Edward Thomas seven months ago, her own style has changed only slightly.

It hasn’t really.  I wear whatever’s still in my closet — lots of V-neck tees, jeans, blazers. Becoming a mom has brought out my feminine side; now I like pieces with blousier, girlier cuts, like the dresses I tried on for this shoot.

Despite being into fashion, the I, Robot actress admits that there is one past item from her closet that she hasn’t worn since John arrived.

My patent leather Christian Dior high boots — they’re kind of hard to wear to the park.

And just what advice does Bridget offer to moms everywhere for being stylish?

Don’t forget your underwear. And always have a change of shirt in the car — one that blends with spit-up is a good choice!

Continue reading to find out Bridget’s favorite outfits and her Mother’s Day plans.

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What is your go-to everyday outfit?

A pair of jeans, a tank top and a long-sleeved cotton top over it.  I love to layer and I love extra-long sleeves, like longer-than-normal long sleeves.  And let’s be honest, as a mom you wear ballet slippers and sneakers most of the time.

What is your most comfortable lounge-around outfit?

There’s this company that I just discovered called Jet.  They make cotton sweats that are super soft.  I love wearing them around the house or to work out.  Plus, it’s my son’s initials.

Has your son ever caused a wardrobe accident?

Of course he has!  How about all the times you don’t know your kid has thrown up and you’ve got it on your shoulders and all down your back?  That’s a good one.

Do you have any plans for Mother’s Day?

I have no plans just yet.  I’m hoping John will do something for me.  Maybe he’ll plan something — like send me some flowers or take me out to brunch. [Laughs] I want to go to Christian Dior, buy something, and write on it "To: Mom. Love, John."

Source: Redbook Magazine, May issue

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Olivia on

hope you will get scans of the photos and more highlights

Paula on

I purchased the Redbook and needless to say Bridget looks fantastic!! Motherhood obviously agrees with her.

Bridget is Awesome on

I saw the pictures in Redbook and Bridget is a beautiful person inside and out and she has gone through this whole pregnancy, birth and raising John on her own with such grace and dignity. I cringe at seeing Gislut holding little John, but here again, she is the bigger person. Gislut and the loser Tom Brady have been so cruel and insensitive toward Bridget.

charsmom on

I totally agree with her about the change of shirt in the car – I have used that one several times!!!

Sally on

She looks beautiful in the photos.

Actually, what she says in Redbook about whether her style has evolved since becoming a mother:

“It hasn’t really. I wear whatever’s still in my closet – lots of V-neck tees, jeans, blazers. But becoming a mom has brought out my feminine side…”

So, it’s more nuanced that what you printed above. She’s not saying that her style has changed much.

Gabriel on

Where’s the pictures of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen with baby John?

KJ on

I have the issue of REDBOOK,with Bridget in it….she looks amazing…beautiful..and love her sense of humor…For Mother’s Day…I want to go to Christian Dior buy something,and write on it “to Mom,Love John

Cindy on

I bought the Redbook mag and loved the photos for Bridget’s spread. She looked gorgeous, of course. And happy to be a mommy.

JennB on

“Don’t forget your underwear.” Ha! Love her. Of course, it’s not only moms who would benefit from that advice…

Jen on

Is she gorgeous or what? There was a great picture of her in a blouse and a red mini skirt. I don’t think there are many people who would look that good to be seen in a mini skirt after having a baby only 8 mos. ago. Also, you have so many cute baby pictures on CBB, but little John is my favorite. She must be proud to have such a beautiful baby.

JK on

I have the Redbook issue. Bridget looks gorgeous and so Happy. I am so glad she has moved on and has a wonderful baby in John.

LJ on

I just got my copy of Redbook. Bridget looks fantastic, She is so beautiful. I wish I looked like that 8 months after having my kids.

I absolutely love her! I bought this issue beacause she was featured.

Loved all her outfits!

Kim on

Bridget looks fantastic! Just to let you know Tom Brady and Gisele were seen with baby John this past weekend. There is a picture of them on dotspotter.com

brooke on

she is so pretty

Colleen on

I saw those too Kim and sent a tip to CBB about the pictures. Honestly, I am not surprised that CBB chose not to post them. Gisele was holding John in all the pictures, while Tom was opening the car door. I can only imagine the firestorm that would’ve erupted about Gisele holding the baby, Tom being a bad dad, Bridget being mad, etc.

Stef on

Who forgets their underwear? Am I abnormal in that I don’t?

Tricia on

Stef, I think she was just joking! I bought the Redbook issue, too, and she looks absolutely beautiful. Way to go, Bridget!

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