Haute Mama! Blake Lively Shows Off Her Baby Belly

10/21/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

Not so mellow yellow!

For the first time since announcing they’re expecting their first childRyan Reynolds and Blake Lively stepped out as a couple while attending the Angel Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday.

The proud parents-to-be were all smiles as they made their way down the carpet. But the actor, 37, only had eyes for his leading lady — and once we saw the mom-to-be’s fitted, floor-length frock we knew why.

Lively, 27, showed off her growing bump in a beautiful butter-hued gown from Gucci’s Resort 2015 collection, complete with a plunging embellished neckline.

And while the Preserve founder accessorized with Lorraine Schwartz jewels, it was her gorgeous glow that really took her evening look to another level.

Blake Lively pregnant Ryan Reynolds

On Thursday, Lively told PEOPLE she’s having to switch up her pregnancy ensembles to accommodate her growing bump.

“Have you seen me!?” she joked. “I’m gonna amp up my style by wearing things that are stretchier — because that’s all that fits!”

Although the couple haven’t announced whether they’re expecting a baby girl or boy, Reynolds already has a few names in mind.

“I don’t want a name that’s anything pretentious or, like, Hollywood-y. So I’m going with Excalibur Anaconda Reynolds … that’s if it’s a girl,” he recently joked.

— Anya Leon

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Trish on

Okay, the name joke was hilarious. LOL. These two seem so sweet and down to earth. Very happy and excited for them both!

Trish on

Where did my comment go? The one I just posted??!!

It's a boy! on

It’s a boy!!

Trish on

The name joke is hilarious or even hiss-terical, LOL. These two seem so sweet and down to earth. Very happy and excited for them both!

BeeHappy on

The name joke is hilarious or even hiss-terical, LOL. These two seem so sweet and down to earth. Very happy and excited for them both!!

BeeHappy on

Fix your comment section!!!

Nadia Nyc on

She is stunning!!

trost on

Stunning. Very few pregnant woman can pull it off.

charlotte on

not sure that dress would be appropriate if she wasn’t pregnant! just my opinion though. I do like her.

carol on

To Tight not attractive

Jenn on


Jenn on


Kpat on

He’s funny! Refreshing when the can laugh at themselves. She’s radiant as always! Many congrats to them both!

Francis on

She could not be more beautiful, she looks very happy and she is glowing!

Dana on

She’s so fake! Please…how does a down to earth Canuck end up with her!

Jenny on

@Reddie Bird You are delusional. “Royalty”? Ha!

rem on

Wow she looks great. Pregnancy really agrees with her.

Dawn on

She has an adorable baby belly. Cute couple

Noneya on

BLAH! Don’t particularly care or either of them but wishing her a healthy & happy pregnancy! Tacky dress tho………..

guest on

Absolutely STUNNING!!!! Mad props 🙂 I would love to have that dress!!!

Kat on

Never seen a pregnant woman look so fit! She doesnn’t seem to have gained any weight apart from ‘the bump’. Wow!

Bokonon on

There is nothing more beautiful than a pregnant woman.

natalie on

glad to see others don’t like the dress. i didn’t either and couldn’t figure out what was wrong with it, but you guys are right-it’s tacky. she’s pregnant, she should be in something more modest. she looks trashy.

messiejessy on

Wow! I have to say, she wears pregnancy well. She looks beautiful!

Kimber on

Wait…….there’s a woman in the photo? Sorry. I was too busy looking at Ryan. 😉

Anonymous on

She looks amazing! I love the dress

Rae on

She looks incredible! Love the dress

Tina on

Okay, that’s a ridiculous neckline on a pregnant woman’s gown. Trying too hard. Pregnant women are beautiful. But these celebrities seem so insecure when they try to wear the same stuff as when they weren’t pregnant. It’s a different kind of sexy. This is stupid sexy.

Pam on

Wow! She’s stunning!

Tina on

Umm, where’s my comment People.com?

Guest on

They are such a cute couple but the dress is not flattering!

radiodog on

Considering that “haute” is pronounced “oat,” the headline is completely stupid. Oat Mama?

Also, how could she look worse than this? Everything about the dress is hideous! ugly color, ugly neckline, ugly length; and her hair is just…no. no.

Fortunately her husband is….well. There are no words. Swoon doesn’t begin to get there.

heather on

Is she due next month?

Callie on

The name is hilarious! I LOVE it. Too funny. I hate her because she looks stunning pregnant. Come on Blake, gain a pound, would ya??

Anonymous on

To all the crazy people who thought she was faking the pregnancy– Look it’s a real bump!

Shari on


Meredith on

That neckline is completely inappropriate and what’s worse, it does nothing for her br ea st s. The rest of the dress is gorgeous but the v neck is all wrong.

Guest on

Trashy looking. The slash down to your belly-button look isn’t good on non-pregnant women, let alone pregnant women.

Olivia on

I’m sure Excalibur Anaconda will be beautiful lol

KL on

She looks amazing BUT I don’t think its necessary to wear a dress with your boobs hanging out while you are pregnant 😐

diana on

Scarlett johanson Wanabeeeeee

Zhihuimom on

something about showing off cleavage when you are pregnant… hmmmm maybe I am just jealous as I have no cleavage and only one boob

Jay on

Maybe the dress is supposed to have a plunging back and she put it on backwards? Definitely NOT a classy look.

Meri on

I think maybe if the v in the front wasn’t quite so low I would like it better. She’s beautiful, but I agree with several other posts in that the dress isn’t appropriate during pregnancy.

Chiluvr1228 on

Hate this new trend of pregnant celebrities trying to look like a sex symbol. The dress is totally inappropriate in my opinion.

Anonymous on

She is too beautiful. Like beautiful all over.

Andrea on

If your dress is cut low enough so that you are showing baby belly as well as cleavage, then your dress is cut just a liiiiiittle too low…

I have to agree with everyone else…this dress would be so much more classy if she was showing a bit less.

Paula on

Love the dress. She looks fantastic!

Michelle on

She looks amazing, and showing all in front. Not sure at how accurate this is, but…based on the same way I carried my son, my bet is they’re having a boy! Boy, or girl, that baby will be super cute, with their gorgeous parents. 🙂

veronica on

She look Gorgeous!!! Nice couple can’t wait to see Baby!

Dogman69 on

Wow, if a woman looks that hot pregnant, I say go for whatever you want to wear. She is hot – with or without a bun in the oven.

Dogman69 on

Pregnant women take note, Blake is doing it right!

Sandra Pika on

Blake looks hard, not soft approaching motherhood. Take some tips for dressing from Kerry Washington when she was expecting. TASTE PLUS. All us women know what a baby bump looks like.

Anonymous on

She looks beautiful! Love the dress and it looks gorgeous on her. She is glowing.