Maternity wear just got ultra glamorous

Oct 22, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. ET

All eyes have been on Blake Lively and her yellow Gucci gown this week, as she stepped out onto the red carpet for the first time since she and husband, Ryan Reynolds, announced they are expecting.

Gone are the days when pregnant women wore flowing dresses to hide their growing baby bumps. Celebrities are embracing their curves and are making us all consider upping the ante when it comes to maternity wear.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively and pregnant celebrity red carpet fashion

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Blake Lively and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, appeared on the red carpet this week for cancer research event, the Angel Ball, in New York City and all eyes were on Lively as she stepped out in a pale yellow silk Gucci gown which had a silver crystal embroidered plunging neckline. Talk about eye-catching! Lively announced she and her hubby are expecting their first child on her lifestyle blog, Preserve, earlier this month.

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Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton and pregnant celebrity red carpet fashion

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The Duchess of Cambridge has also stepped out in style for the first time since announcing her second pregnancy last month. She's been taking strict orders to remain housebound because of her nasty case of acute morning sickness. But, now, she's back in the spotlight and Prince William was by her side as they welcomed the president of Singapore. There were no signs Kate was feeling under the weather and she wore a sophisticated chequered Alexander McQueen coat.

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana and pregnant celebrity red carpet fashion

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Guardians of the Galaxy star, Zoe Saldana, revealed earlier this month that she and her husband, Marco Perego, are expecting twin boys. "We have maybe eight more weeks or something. I feel great," she said, adding, "I'm hungry all the time!" She walked the carpet at the ALMA Awards in Los Angeles in a red silk number.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys and pregnant celebrity red carpet fashion

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Alicia Keys and her husband, Swizz Beatz, also stepped out onto the red carpet at the Angel Ball in New York City, looking excited as they await the arrival of their second child. They already have a son, Egypt, 3, together.

Kelly Rowland shares her pregnancy tips

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland and pregnant celebrity red carpet fashion

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Singer Kelly Rowland, who is expecting a son with her husband, Tim Witherspoon, says she prefers to wear figure-hugging outfits when she hits the red carpet. "I like things to be fitted so I haven't strayed away from that [but] when I'm at home I like to be comfortable so I'll wear a huge muumuu!"

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere and pregnant celebrity red carpet fashion

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Actress Hayden Panettiere looked absolutely stunning on the red carpet at this year's Emmys. While talking to E!'s Giuliana Rancic, she even accidentally revealed the sex of the baby. "I can't wait for her to come out," she said, which, of course, caused Rancic to get all excited. "It's a girl?" she asked.

Which celebrity's pregnancy style do you love? Share your pregnancy fashion tips in the comments section below.

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