Gwen Stefani is gearing up for her first solo concert performance in six years this month and she also is the cover star for the March 2015 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. On the cover shot by Matthias Vriens-McGarth, Gwen is rocking the ZANA BAYNE SPRING 2015 'Linked Star' dress with a black strapless lace bodysuit underneath.
Her look was topped off her CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN pumps, side swept blown tresses and a bold fuchsia lip. In the issue she talks about her gratitude of a long music career, her marriage to Gavin Rossdale, making babies and more. Continue below to read some excepts from her interview. For more details go to Cosmopolitan.com and pick up a copy when the issue hits newsstand on February 10th.
On her marriage to Gavin Rossdale:
"We go through so much together—it's a miracle that we could stay together this long. [Gavin's] on a short tour right now, and he wrote me the sweetest note this morning. It's good to have those days when we both do our own things. I think that's what keeps relationships going, when both people can be themselves and have their own individuality. That's especially important for women—it's hard to find time for yourself."
On marrying a "hot guy:"
"I never really saw myself landing a guy that hot. I don't know if I was a nerd in high school, but I definitely wasn't the super-cute cheerleader so I never saw myself getting somebody like that. But I do think he's quite handsome. It's not the most important thing about him, but it is nice...and he makes really cute babies!"
On her gratitude for her long and successful music career:
"My parents taught us, '[music] is your hobby. People don't make it. It just doesn't happen.' It still shocks me that people care about me. I trip out about it all the time. It's mind-blowing! For me, I've never gotten to a point where I felt, 'Okay, I've made it, I'm number one!' It's an amazing feeling to hit number one, but it's not that different a feeling from not being number one. It's really about the journey—that's where the joy comes. It's not about the end result, because there isn't really ever an end."