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Ladies know how it is. They get married. They have two or three or even five kids. They get fat and lose that sexy
edge, and once sexy is gone it rarely comes back. Why hasn't that happened to the "Desperate Housewives"? No matter how you measure sexy, they've got it. Even Ida is pretty hot for a woman her age. How do they stay so sexy? It's all about motivation.
Gabrielle sees life as her personal runway
After years of marriage and two children, Gabrielle Solis still has that hot, sexy body. Her professional career ended long ago, but she's got modeling in her blood. She treats life like she's a super model and the world is her runway. Gaby doesn't walk, she struts. She doesn't buy off the rack, it's couture or nothing. Housewife and mother drudgery will never rob Gabrielle of her diva-sexy style.
Susan is just trying to keep an optimistic attitude
Susan's had more bad luck than any of the "Desperate Housewives." She gave up her house. She lost her job. She nearly lost her life. Still she has never looked more bold, beautiful and sexy. No matter what happens, Susan believes everything will be all right. That kind of optimism puts a smile on her face and keeps her looking hot.
Lynette is just trying to keep her husband happy
Lynette Scavo buys sexy dresses. She wears sexy black undies. She performs sexy role plays when the time is right. She treats sexy like it's her job because that's exactly what it is. It's the job she performs to keep her husband happy and keep him coming home each night to her and their five kids. Tom doesn't mind. When the kids fall asleep, he has his sexy wife all to himself.
Renee' can do whatever she wants
She's no longer a housewife. But divorcing her sports star hubby left Renee' with a bucket of cash and no one to spend it on except her sweet little sexy self. She has no man of her own. She rarely dates, yet Renee' maintains the sexy style only money can buy. Because she can.
Bree will do what she must to get her next manHer hormones are fading. She's menopausal. Her man is gone, but that doesn't mean Bree can't be sexy. She has had her share of men but these days she's all alone and looking for the next conquest. So she stays in shape and keeps that hair long, red and shiny. Experience has taught her she needs to be sexy to land the next man. And that's exactly how she plays it.
"Desperate Housewives" shows on ABC