Alex Jones 'nervous' as she returns to work after maternity leave in pink suit

Alex Jones has been very candid about her return to BBC's The One Show on Monday night, posting a series of Instagram posts to reflect on her time spent on maternity leave. 

And the TV presenter, 42, shared a photo on set just before walking out to host her first night back, donning a hot pink power suit and revealing a fresh new hair do. 

Alex's usual shoulder length bob appeared inches shorter with her new caramel locks brushing up against her jawline. 

New look: Alex Jones, 42, returned to work on Monday night donning a hot pink power suit and revealing a fresh new hair do

New look: Alex Jones, 42, returned to work on Monday night donning a hot pink power suit and revealing a fresh new hair do

In the photo she posted to Instagram, The One Show co-host smiled cheerfully as she posed in a hot pink blazer and matching trousers, that she paired with a white printed David Bowie tee. 

Alongside the photo, the mum-of-two playfully wrote: 'Ready to get back on the horse! Hoping I remember what to do......'

It seems the new look was a hit as the photo was met with many fans complimenting the co-host on her new hair, and wishing her luck on her television return. 

Adorable: Earlier in the day, the presenter shared an adorable family photo on Instagram to mark her return as she admitted she was feeling 'anxious yet excited'

Adorable: Earlier in the day, the presenter shared an adorable family photo on Instagram to mark her return as she admitted she was feeling 'anxious yet excited'

One fan wrote, 'Go on gal all the love', while a second admirer commented on the new hair style and wrote:  'Nice new hair cut'.

A third fan wrote: 'Great outfit choice, good luck'.

Alex looked as comfortable as ever as she trotted around set in the hot pink get up, after the presenter earlier admitting she was 'anxious' but 'excited'. 

On the same day of her return to The One Show, Alex shared an adorable family photo on Instagram to mark her return following her maternity leave. 

Back on set: Alex looked as comfortable as ever as she trotted around set in the hot pink get up

Back on set: Her usual shoulder length bob appearing inches shorter with her new caramel locks brushing up against her jawline

Back on set: Alex looked as comfortable as ever as she trotted around set in the hot pink get up with her usual shoulder length bob appearing inches shorter with her new caramel locks brushing up against her jawline

I'm back! The presenter took time off following the birth of her son Kit, now seven months, and wrote about feeling 'anxious' but 'excited' emotions in the sweet post

Pink: She rocked up to work in an eye catching suit

I'm back! The presenter took time off following the birth of her son Kit, now seven months, and wrote about feeling 'anxious' but 'excited' emotions in the sweet post

Back: The host of the BBC show left in April last year to prepare for the birth of her son

Back: The host of the BBC show left in April last year to prepare for the birth of her son

Back to it: Alongside the photo, the mum-of-two playfully wrote: 'Ready to get back on the horse! Hoping I remember what to do......'

Back to it: Alongside the photo, the mum-of-two playfully wrote: 'Ready to get back on the horse! Hoping I remember what to do......' 

The presenter took time off following the birth of her son Kit, now seven months, and wrote about feeling 'anxious' but 'excited' emotions in the sweet post. 

Alongside a black and white photo of her holding baby Kit and Teddy, two, Alex wrote: 'Back to work today. So many different feelings. Anxious about leaving the boys, excited to be back on the show'. 

The host of the BBC show left in April last year to prepare for the birth of her son. 

Fan fav: It seems the new look was a hit as the photo was met with many fans complimenting the co-host on her new hair, and wishing her luck on her television return

Fan fav: It seems the new look was a hit as the photo was met with many fans complimenting the co-host on her new hair, and wishing her luck on her television return 

She continued in the post:  'As soon as I put lipstick on this morning, little Ted looked at

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