Jessica Alba Advocates for Children’s Health at the Safe Chemicals Act Press Conference

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Jessica Alba was in the U.S. capital to attend a press conference for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011.

Jessica Alba attended a press conference for the Safe Chemicals Act in Washington, D.C.Jessica Alba attended a press conference for the Safe Chemicals Act in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Ryan Shapiro / WENN)

As a soon-to-be mother of two, pregnant Jessica Alba spoke about wanting a safe, clean, and healthy environment for her children and introduced Senate Bill S.487 as something that will change the way the American public is protected from harmful toxic chemicals and substances.

Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Jessica Alba join Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition on Capitol Hill, to discuss the Safe Chemicals ActSenator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Jessica Alba join Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition on Capitol Hill, to discuss the Safe Chemicals Act at the United States Capitol on May 24, 2011, in Washington, DC. (Credit: Ryan Shapiro / WENN)

Jessica Alba adhered to the serious tone of the press conference’s topic and kept her outfit conservative, formal, and very business-like.

Jessica Alba wears Ann Taylor‘s “Urban” jacket and “Salt Silky” tee with a “Penelope” black lace skirt by Jane OhJessica Alba wears Ann Taylor‘s “Urban” jacket and “Salt Silky” tee with a “Penelope” black lace skirt by Jane Oh (Credit: Ryan Shapiro / WENN)

“Four years ago, I became pregnant for the first time, and as I’m sure any mother would agree, it immediately changes the way you look at things,” Jess said at a press conference, where she was joined by U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg to introduce the act.

“[You] avoid anything that can be harmful to your child, particularly pesticides, alcohol, tobacco, the stuff that we’re all aware of. Thankfully my daughter Honor was born healthy, and I wanted to provide the healthiest environment for her at home.”

Jessica Alba wore a Kimberly Ovitz white camisole tucked into a Jane Oh Penelope black lace skirt and accessorized with Elie Saab platform sandals.

Jessica Alba shows off her feet in Elie Saab platform sandalsJessica Alba shows off her feet in Elie Saab platform sandals (Credit: Ryan Shapiro / WENN)

She topped off her outfit with a sand-colored linen jacket from Ann Taylor.

Ann Taylor Urban JacketAnn Taylor Urban Jacket

Though I love the jacket, it looks a tad too big and too long on Jessica Alba. Maybe it’s meant to be that way, but the jacket paired with the skirt hiked up all the way up under the bust made the proportions look all off.

For that long, oversized look, this linen boyfriend jacket from DKNYC will do the trick.

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For something a little more sophisticated (and less wrinkled), try the following shapely linen jacket from Elie Tahari:

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