Sofia Vergara looks effortlessly chic in baby blue sundress as she celebrates her 52nd birthday with a shopping spree in Beverly Hills

Sofia Vergara looked youthful as she stepped out in Los Angeles to celebrate her 52nd birthday on Wednesday.

The Modern Family alum — who recently enjoyed a sushi date with hunky boyfriend Justin Saliman — treated herself to a bit of retail therapy in Beverly Hills.

She looked radiant in a chic blue-and-white sundress, flashing her megawatt smile while crossing a street in the upscale neighborhood.

Completing her look with a white leather handbag and matching sneakers, the star embraced her natural beauty with minimal makeup.

The outing comes as her 32-year-old son Manolo kicked off the birthday wishes from family and friends.

Sofia Vergara looked youthful as she stepped out in Los Angeles to celebrate her 52nd birthday on Wednesday

The Modern Family alum ¿ who recently enjoyed a sushi date with hunky boyfriend Justin Saliman ¿ treated herself to a bit of retail therapy in Beverly Hills

The Modern Family alum — who recently enjoyed a sushi date with hunky boyfriend Justin Saliman — treated herself to a bit of retail therapy in Beverly Hills

He took to his Instagram to share a sweet flashback photo from when he was a young boy to recognize her special day.

‘Happy birthday, Ma! I love you,’ wrote Manolo over the black-and-white image of his mom, who was a bikini model at the time. 

In the pic, Sofia sported a leopard print top paired with a dark skirt and high heels, appearing youthful, while he humorously explained his tuxedo attire.

‘Went to a kindergarten with a very strict dress code,’ Manolo wrote. 

Another post was from her 48-year-old Modern Family costar Jesse Tyler Ferguson who said, ‘I miss you.’

Sofia – who split from Joe Manganiello last year – recently revealed that she isn’t interested in having another child.

The Hollywood star told PEOPLE: ‘There’s things in life that might sound like good ideas, but they’re not.

‘I was a mother already. I know what it means to be a good mother or to try to be the best mother that you can, and that takes a lot of sacrifices, takes a lot of energy.’

The decision not to have another child actually influenced Sofia’s split from Joe, 47.

Sofia Vergara turned 52-years-old on Wednesday. And her son Manolo shared a sweet flashback photo from when he was a young boy. 'Happy birthday, Ma! I love you,' wrote Manolo over the black-and-white image of his mom, who was a model at the time

Sofia Vergara turned 52-years-old on Wednesday. And her son Manolo shared a sweet flashback photo from when he was a young boy. ‘Happy birthday, Ma! I love you,’ wrote Manolo over the black-and-white image of his mom, who was a model at the time

Here is another flashback photo from her modeling days that Vergara shared earlier this summer

Here is another flashback photo from her modeling days that Vergara shared earlier this summer

Sofia was  seen on the back patio of her $26M mansion in the exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood of Los Angeles last month with her beau Saliman

Sofia was  seen on the back patio of her $26M mansion in the exclusive Beverly Park neighborhood of Los Angeles last month with her beau Saliman

Here the pinup was seen modeling a brown swimsuit from her Walmart collection

Here the pinup was seen modeling a brown swimsuit from her Walmart collection

Despite this, the actress respects anyone who wishes to have a child in their 50s.

She explained: ‘Nowadays, thanks to science, women can actually have babies older. Before, nature for some reason tells your body at 50 you are in menopause, it’s time for you to be done with that. There is a reason why nature is doing that.

‘But that’s for me, and I totally respect where anyone wants to be a mom after 50.

‘I didn’t think because of my career, the way I live my life, the way my marriage was, that it was fair to bring a kid to this world, and I’m not going to be able to give 100 percent.’

Sofia also said she is grateful that she had her son at a younger age. 

The actress shared: ‘It is great that I had him young, because now I’m going to be 52, and he’s 32.

‘I wish I was older sometimes, because I would’ve been more mature, more prepared to be a mother, but that was what I got and what happened. So I just kept going and try not to look back at it, because it is what it is. But it is fun because I kind of grew up together with my son.’

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