According to Vibe, Mary’s transformation from around the way girl to mature woman is why she was chosen as the magazine’s style icon.
Mary credits her style evolution to simply maturing, saying “I’ve evolved. I’m a woman now, and I’ve softened. I’ve been a tomboy my whole life. But then you get older, you get married, you soften up.”
More excerpts and pics below.
Mary on when her husband probably thinks she is at her most beautiful: “When I’m running to the gym [laughs].”
Mary on showing off her curves for the cover of her “My Life II album: “I have never done a cover like that before. That was the first time. I don’t like to show my whole body like that. I don’t think people really care to see me that way.”
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