Like the wide majority of women globally, female celebrities don’t stop working when they’re pregnant.
They still have to fly around the world promoting their films and TV shows, which involves a lot of red carpet outfits suitable for accommodating a growing baby bump.
Not every celebrity gets it right; we all remember the floral Givenchy number Kim Kardashian was heavily criticised for wearing to the Met Gala in 2013. ‘Frock horror!’ the Mail Online dubbed the look. It may not have been to everyone’s liking but, for better or worse, it’s gone down in history.
Blake Lively’s fared a lot better with her maternity red carpet outfits. The American actress, who revealed her third pregnancy at husband Ryan Reynold’s film premiere, has been applauded for her plethora of form-fitting pregnancy gowns. From a plunging lemon yellow Gucci dress worn to an awards in 2014 to a blue Versace number that took Cannes Film Festival by storm in 2016, the former ‘Gossip Girl’ star is arguably one of the most sartorially-savvy pregnant women out there.
Article updated on 17 September 2019.