Lily Cole Welcomes Daughter Wylde

09/12/2015 at 11:00 AM ET

Lily Cole is a model mama.

The British model, 27, and boyfriend Kwame Ferreira welcomed their first child, daughter Wylde Cole Ferreira, on Friday, Sept. 11, she announced on her website.

“Delighted to say we had a little girl,” the 27-year-old tweeted along with a photo of Wylde’s tiny hand.

Lily Cole baby
Courtesy Lily Cole

In another photo shared to Instagram, a bare-faced and beaming Cole smiled as her tiny newborn rest in her arms.

“Me and my little girl,” she wrote.

Cole shared a special poem on her site in honor of her and Ferreira’s new addition.

“Born on the hottest day. Ordinary Extraordinary Witchcraft. Wilderness,” she wrote. “Love beyond doubt. Love, a fact of life. Without fear or choice. Wylde Cole Ferreira. We have a little girl – YAY!”

Cole and Ferriera, the CEO of design and engineering collective Kwamecorp, have been dating since 2012.

The star broke the news of her pregnancy back in February through a blog post on Impossible, the social network she created with Ferriera.

“After working together for a long time Kwame and I fell in love, and I am very happy to share our news that we are expecting our first child together,” she wrote at the time.

– Lindsay Kimble

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Nicole on

Congratulations!! Wylde is an interesting name.

huh? on

JFC, people…you’re naming a human not a dog!!

me on


naeo1999 on

I love the name! Congrats!

Cecelia da Silva on

Grammar?!?!?!?!?!!? Dear Lord, this grammar train wreck was actually published.

Pnut on

Never heard of her, don’t recognize her face. Congrats on the healthy babe; sorry for her name. A girl growing up with a name that sounds like “WILD” is no good. Ha! Unless it’s some weird Garlic pronunciation I don’t know about. xo

Linni on

“Garlic” pronunciation? Lol

msliftbig on

The names people come up with for their babies…

huh? on

What is she a model for…Hobbit wear?

Me on

Model?? Of what?

Missy on

I googled her images and shes actually very pretty…with make up. This picture does absolutely NOTHING for her image as a model

Sunny on

Who? Model? Uhm…. Okay. Think she named her after Wyldstyle from The Lego Movie. Lol.

Sam on

Never heard of her, congrats anyway.

Anonymous on

Geesh, what’s with the bashing of her looks? Really, no wonder most female celebs don’t dare to leave the house (or in some cases even post photos on social media!) without caking on the make-up first!

That aside, congrats to them!

Anonymous on

BTW, so nice to see people NOT bashing a woman for posting a picture of herself feeding her baby for once!

charlotte on

SHE is a model? wow………… not that she is horrid or anything, but i would never have guessed that. congrats on the baby.