Celebrity Jessica Alba Takes China! Fashion, food – and lots of shopping with friends! The actress shares her whirlwind Chinese trip on Twitter By Cara Lynn Shultz Published on April 12, 2011 02:20 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 15 TO MARKET Courtesy Jessica Alba Jessica Alba and her friends (from left) makeup artist Lauren Anderson, Diane von Furstenberg PR rep Emese Szenasy and InStyle fashion director Hal Rubenstein search for one-of-a-kind finds at the Beijing flea market. 02 of 15 CHOP SWEET Courtesy Jessica Alba Tweeted Alba, picking up her latest purchase at the flea market. 03 of 15 THE SCENE Courtesy Jessica Alba Alba shared this shot from the "pan jai yuan flea market in Beijing." 04 of 15 TRAVEL IN STYLE Courtesy Jessica Alba It's the only way to travel in China! Alba and her friend Lauren take a break from bargain hunting. "Rickshaw in hutong in Beijing," she Tweeted. 05 of 15 FASHION FORWARD Courtesy Jessica Alba Alba poses with the lady of honor, Diane von Furstenberg herself, along with a pal and supermodel Natalia Vodianova at the designer's "Journey of a Dress" exhibition at the Pace gallery. 06 of 15 BUMP IT UP Courtesy Jessica Alba Alba finds a kindred – and similarly dressed! – spirit at the Diane von Furstenberg exhibit. "W my fellow preggs friend Marissa," she Tweeted. 07 of 15 PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST Courtesy Jessica Alba wrote Alba, posing with a Francesco Clemente portrait of Diane von Furstenberg. 08 of 15 SHOP TO IT Courtesy Jessica Alba Another day, another market! This time, Alba and pal Lauren hit up Beijing's Pearl Market. 09 of 15 NOM NOM Courtesy Jessica Alba Tweeted Alba, sharing this photo of her traditional Chinese meal. 10 of 15 VIEW FROM THE TOP Courtesy Jessica Alba In between gala events and shopping, Alba squeezes in some sightseeing during her Chinese trip! "View of the Temple of Heaven," Tweeted Alba, sharing this photo from her and pal Lauren's trip to the top of the 15th century building. 11 of 15 WALKABOUT Courtesy Jessica Alba While strolling along Shanghai's famed Bund – a touristy waterfront area – Alba stopped for this shot with Lauren. 12 of 15 PICK A STICK Courtesy Jessica Alba While at dinner, Alba was struck by the cute place setting, sharing this photo with fans. "I love me a good chopstick stand," she Tweeeted. 13 of 15 IN THE BAG Courtesy Jessica Alba More shopping? Of course! "Shopping in Tianzi Fang -former French concession," she wrote. Just check out those cute bags! 14 of 15 SNACK TIME Courtesy Jessica Alba Time to make – and eat! – the donuts! Alba Tweeted at hubby Cash Warren, 15 of 15 A FOND FAREWELL Courtesy Jessica Alba "Our last meal in China -Duck de chine 1949 -a must for Peking Duck in Beijing," Tweeted Alba, sharing one last shot from her whirlwind trip before heading home to L.A. Zai jian!