Style Icon Watch 14: Jessica Alba

She is one celebrity who knows how to bring style to the streets and still look absolutely gorgeous on the red carpet, Jessica Alba is this week’s style icon to watch.


Jessica Marie Alba was born April 28, 1981. She is an American actress, model, businesswoman and a wonderful mother. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel. Alba began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack. She rose to prominence as the lead actress in the James Cameron television series Dark Angel when she was 19 years old. Alba later appeared in Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four, Into the Blue, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck.


In January 2012, Alba co-founded The Honest Company, a consumer goods company that sells non-toxic household products, and owns 15 to 20 percent of the company. In 2001, Alba was ranked No. 1 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list. In 2005, Alba was named one of People magazine’s  50 Most Beautiful People, and also appeared in the magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful list in 2007. In 2002, Alba was voted as the fifth Sexiest Female Star for 2002 in a poll, No.4 in the Top 10 Sci-Fi Babes, No.6 in FHM’ so Sexiest Girls for their poll, and ranked at No.12 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Secret Women in the World” 2002 edition. 


In 2006, Alba ranked No.3 on E! Television’s 101 Sexiest Celebrity Bodies. In 2006 readers of voted Alba No. 1 on 99 Most Desirable Women, while in 2007, Maxim Magazine placed Alba on the number 2 spot of their “Top 100”. Both GQ and In Style had Alba on their June 2008 covers, and in May, after eight million votes, FHM (UK and USA editions) named Alba the winner as “2007’s Sexiest Woman in the World”. Alba has been regarded as one of the world’s most attractive women, being named to Maxim’s Hot 100 in 2008. In 2007, Alba was ranked in at No.1 in FHM’s Sexiest Girls of 2007 poll, in the magazine’s Latvian edition.

Alba was ranked No.4 on Empire Magazine’s 100 Sexiest Movie Stars in 2007. In 2006 and 2007, Alba was voted No.1 as the most sexy woman in the world by the Norwegian FHM. In 2008, Alba was ranked No.34 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 list, was ranked No.2 on Wizard magazine’s “Sexiest Women of TV” list, and was named in GQ Magazine one of the 25 Sexiest Women in film of all time. Alba is the only woman who has made the Maxim Magazine Hot 100 list in all the years it was published; from 2000 to 2014. She appeared on Maxim’s 2014 Hot 100 list, finishing 8.  She was named one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” by Men’.


 Of note, is Alba’s ability to make fashion and style her own thing. She knows how to own it; combining pieces of high end fashion and turning it into this classy yet simple look. From bohemian to leather, to floral, ripped jeans and designers, she is never overdressed or underdressed, and what ever the occasion, Jessica pulls it. 


Her hair and makeup is another thing. Messy, fashionable styled, loose, short, wavy or straight, with makeup or without, Jessica Alba is confident in her skin and is not afraid to go bare.


She is confident, beautiful, sexy, has this adorable girl next door look, can kick ass in the right circumstance, most importantly she is our style icon.

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