James Wilkie Broderick prefers mom Sarah Jessica Parker in casual clothes

06/01/2008 at 05:32 PM ET

Sarahjessicaparker91845165cbbjpgAlthough actress Sarah Jessica Parker has admitted in the past that her son, James Wilkie, 5, "only wears hand-me-downs," she also recently admitted that she doesn’t "wear designer gear around the house" either because it’s just "not practical." 

While she is always impeccably dressed at all the premieres of her new movie, Sex and the City, when she’s at home with her family, the 43-year-old opts for the more casual style which fits in with her busy mom-on-the-go schedule.

I am a mother first and getting my son out of the house in the morning and to school, as any working mother will tell you, allows little time for vanity.

As for James, he much prefers to see his mom looking her best with her comfy, everyday style which includes her hair let down and her normal street clothes — not a big dress, which for James means his mom is leaving for work!

He associates a big dress with me having to leave the house, and he associates my hair being up with me being at work.  And he is very verbal.  Sometimes he will see me with a dress on and he will ask me to take it off because he thinks that will somehow keep me in the house.

Sarah Jessica’s husband and James’ father is actor, Matthew Broderick.

Source: Daily Mail; photo by Splash News

Thanks to CBB reader Kate.

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Mary on

James seems like such a sweet and smart little guy. As I watched the Sex and the City movie, I thought about how much different Sarah Jessica is in real life in comparison to her character Carrie. Carrie always has such trendy outfits on, even when she’s going to bed lol! But we see pics of Sarah Jessica around town, taking her son to school or running errands, and she definitely looks like a typical mom.

Jasmine C. on

I watched the Sex in the City movie and it rocked!

kimy on

We get it! You aren’t anything like Carrie, and you grew up poor which is what you “want” your child to experience. As much as I love SJP and SATC, this act is getting a little tired.

Oh and I would say that to her face because somebody needs to.

Lisa on

I love this family. I was a fan of Matthew’s way back in the Ferris Beuler day and when I found out that he had married SJP I was (and still am) over the moon. I love that her son wears hand me down clothes..such a smart thing to do.

carla at somethingaboutbaby.com on

SJP looks great in everything she wears. She is in perfect shape!