But Jennifer Garner made a stunning transformation from drab to fab on Thursday morning.
The Dallas Buyers Club star was like any average busy mum when she grabbed a coffee at The Brentwood Country Mart with her adorable daughter Seraphina; but just a few short hours later managed to transform herself from busy sleep-deprived mother to fresh-faced business professional.
Misty morning: Jennifer Garner looked casual as she grabbed some coffee at L.A.'s Brentwood Country Mart with daughter Seraphina on Thursday
Her hair was wet from the misty morning overcast but Jennifer didn't seem to mind.
With her eyes concealed by dark sunglasses, Jennifer trudged to the car in her rugged boots and managed very well.Seraphina looked cute in her pink jacket and matching trainers, along with a black top and black cuffed jeans.
Comfy wear: Jennifer looked hastily dressed in faded jeans, large cardigan and animal print scarf, and her hair was wet from the misty overcast
Balancing act: Jennifer held Seraphina, three, in one arm and balanced the remnants of their breakfast in her other hand
Happy families: On Friday Jennifer was seen running down the street while hand in hand with Violet
Just a few short hours later, Jennifer turned heads when she pulled up to the valet at The Coral Tree Cafe in L.A.'s posh Brentwood area.
The actress seemed ready for a business luncheon wearing a light brown trenchcoat over tan leather skirt and white blouse.
That's more like it! Jen Garner exits a meeting in a more chic blouse, skirt and boots
Amazing transformation: A few hours later Jennifer appeared chic in leather skirt and high heel tan boots for her lunch at The Coral Tree Cafe