Self-assured, stylish, and in the driver's seat of a skyrocketing career—Mila Kunis is the kind of woman you'd want to hang out with. You've been acting since you were nine. How do you stay grounded in Hollywood?
"I've had the same friends since school, and my parents gave me, as well as my brother, a lot of responsibility at an early age. They didn't treat us like little kids, they didn't coddle us. They were honest and direct. My parents raised me without a curfew. They would say, 'You have to be up at 6am. When you go to sleep is up to you. Our recommendation is 9 o'clock. If you don't listen, and go to sleep at midnight, you'll wake up grumpy and tired, and learn your lesson very quickly." What are your five fashion staples?
"Sweatpants in every colour and really comfy cotton; and oversized, burnout tees in every colour; a sundress; a pair of flip-flops; and an amazing pair of pumps."If you could go unrecognised for one day, you would...
"Go and have a yummy breakfast, walk around the beach, go to Santa Monica Pier, have ice-cream, ride the ferris wheel, watch the sunset, go to the movies, see a stupid comedy, and eat popcorn. Then I'd go home, and watch a new episode of Game of Thrones
. That's a hypothetical day, of course." Pick up the August issue of InStyle – on stands right now! – to read more of our intimate interview with Mila Kunis and see more of the Ted actress' gorgeous fashion shoot.
Words by Michele ManelisPhotographed by Terry Richardson/Art Partner/Snapper Media