Gwen Stefani talks vanity and how she differs from other pop stars in this month's ELLE magazine.

The 'No Doubt' singer and fashion designer shared that she enjoys being dressed up 24/7, even when chasing after her two sons, Kingston and Zuma.  "I mean, I'm very vain. That would be my middle name. Of course I am, you know what I mean? I love the visual."

When asked to compare her style to those of other pop stars like Rihanna or Katy Perry, Gwen says she isn't anything like them: "I don't see myself in those girls. I usually put pants on. I see these girls as more going for the sex-symbol thing. I was more, in the band, like a tomboy. Of course, I think every girl is sexy, so there's going to be a little of that. But I see a lot of younger artists going more toward the sexy thing."

Gwen also dished a tiny bit on her marriage of eight years to Gavin Rossdale:  "The first time we ever kissed was right around Valentine's Day; we were in New Orleans on tour. I always think about that because it's unbelievable that we've been able to stay together. I feel so proud of us. It's one of my biggest achievements."


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