She’s one of the world’s biggest fashion stars, but the Material Girl hates to shop. It’s true: “I’ve never liked shopping — I don’t like going into a store and going through racks,” Madonna tells the British edition of Elle. “So I’m happy to have girls who do it for me. What’s wrong with me?” But even still, she’s surrounded by fashion-conscious family members. “I like it when my husband wears suits and I tell him that on a regular basis,” Madonna says. Does he listen? “Yes, he does. He’s very obedient in the clothing department!” Her kids are another story. Though daughter Lourdes, 10, is modeling and testing the prototypes for Madonna’s children’s clothing line, a tie-in with her English Roses book series, she has her own outfit of choice. “My daughter is going through a phase of wearing jeans that are so tight she can’t bend her knees in them. I have a go at her and say, ‘Can’t you wear something else? You have a closet full of clothes and you wear the same pants every day. And please wear a belt because I don’t want to see your butt crack when you bend over.’ ” Likewise, her 6-year-old son, Rocco, “never wants to take off his Gap army fatigue pants. They both wear the same thing over and over again.” Guess they learned that from Mom.
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