Lucy Mecklenburgh PICTURE EXCL: The star throws baby shower in London

Lucy Mecklenburgh PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: The star displays her blossoming bump as she is joined by her nearest and dearest for swanky baby shower in London

Lucy Mecklenburgh looked every inch the glowing mother-to-be as she attended her baby shower soirée at the Ivy Tower Bridge in London on Saturday.

The former TOWIE star, 28, was joined by her nearest and dearest as they celebrated the impending arrival of her first child, a boy, with fiancé Ryan Thomas.

Lucy cut a stylish figure for the day, arriving to the bash in a monochrome coat which she wore over a black dress with a lace hemline.

Radiant: Lucy Mecklenburgh, 28, looked every inch the glowing mother-to-be as she attended her baby shower soirée at the Ivy Tower Bridge in London on Saturday 

The reality star added height to her frame with a pair of silver heels with an ankle strap while she also carried a cream handbag.

Styling her brunette locks into loose waves, Lucy underwent an outfit change inside the venue as she mixed and mingled with her guests.

For her second look, the star sported a blue long-sleeved, off the shoulder dress that displayed her growing baby bump.

Lucy was all smiles as she posed for snaps alongside her friends, who lovingly placed their hands on her bump.

Party: The former TOWIE star was in good spirits as she was joined by her nearest and dearest as they celebrated the impending arrival of her first child with fiancé Ryan Thomas 

Romance: Lucy was joined by her fiancé Ryan, 35, who lovingly placed an arm around her 

A variety of flowers, gifts and other treats could be seen inside the venue, where Lucy’s guests sipped on glasses of prosecco.

Adding a festive touch to proceedings, the venue was also decorated with a variety of blue, white and golden balloons.

Lucy and her guests also tucked into a two-tiered cake with white frosting with an elegant white and green floral display.  

At one point, the guests could be seen gathering in a circle and appeared to watch a slideshow of Lucy and Ryan’s relationship. 

Friends: Lucy was all smiles as she posed for snaps alongside her friends, who lovingly placed their hands on her bump 


Outfit: Lucy cut a stylish figure for the day, arriving to the bash in a monochrome coat which she wore over a black dress with a lace hemline 

Beauty: Styling her brunette locks into loose waves, Lucy underwent an outfit change inside the venue as she mixed and mingled with her guests 

The former TOWIE star announced her pregnancy in August 2019, after Ryan proposed on a trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast in June.

The couple have been together since early 2017 when they met while appearing on survival show Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls.

Ryan is already dad to Scarlett, 11, with his ex-girlfriend and former Coronation Street co-star Tina O’Brien, 36.

Glowing: For her second look, the star sported a blue long-sleeved, off the shoulder dress that displayed her growing baby bump 


Festivities: Lucy was in good spirits as she chatted with friends and opened some of her gifts 

Stunning: Lucy was a sight to behold at the swanky affair where she could be seen lovingly cradling her bump 

Elegant: Lucy completed her look for the event with a pair of shimmering diamond earrings 

Although Lucy is not due to give birth for another few weeks, she has already planned out her unborn son’s love life.

The TV personality is due on the same day as her best friend Lydia Bright, 29, and the pair have confessed that they want their children to get married when they grow up.

Lydia is expecting a baby girl with her ex-boyfriend, Lee Cronin, and recently shared her hopes that Lucy’s little boy will marry her daughter.

Celebrations: Lucy and her guests also tucked into a two-tiered cake with white frosting with an elegant white and green floral display

Mother-to-be: Lucy’s bump could be seen as she went to cut the cake with her guests

News: Lucy announced her pregnancy in August 2019, after Ryan proposed on a trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast in June 

Pals: Lucy’s friend and fellow reality star Ashley James was among the guests at the shower 

Event: Former Made In Chelsea star Ashley mixed and mingled with some of Lucy’s other guests

Fun: Lucy’s friends were clearly in good spirits as they joined her to celebrate the festivities

Making memories: Some of the reality star’s pals were busy taking snaps of the special day 

Decadent: Lucy’s cake also featured several sponge layers for guests to enjoy 

Relationship: Lucy and Ryan have been together since early 2017 when they met while appearing on survival show Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls 

Ensemble: The reality star added height to her frame with a pair of silver heels with an ankle strap while she also carried a cream handbag 


Luxurious: A variety of flowers, gifts and other treats could be seen inside the venue 

Refreshments: Lucy’s guests were well looked after for the day with a variety of refreshments on display 

Decorations: Adding a festive touch to proceedings, the venue was also decorated with a variety of blue, white and golden balloons 

Impressive: The guests marvelled at some of the decorations Lucy had on display 

She told Closer magazine: ‘Oh God, it’s definitely amazing to share this experience with my best friend.

‘I called her and told her I was pregnant and then she called her back the next day and told me she was too!…

‘It was such a big thing for both of us to get our heads around. I fell pregnant really quickly so it was a massive shock. At night, we would sit and try and get our heads around becoming mums.

‘We’ve said they might end up dating in the future! We’ve also said they could be husband and wife one day – but then we’re so close we thought that might be quite weird because they’ll probably end up growing up like cousins.’

Both Lucy and Lydia shot to fame in 2010 with their starring roles in TOWIE, which led to their reality careers.

Future: Although Lucy is not due to give birth for another few weeks, she has already planned out her unborn son’s love life 

Plans: The TV personality is due on the same day as her best friend Lydia Bright, 29, and the pair have confessed that they want their children to get married when they grow up 

Swanky: Lucy and Ryan’s guests enjoyed a variety of food and drink at the shower 

Memories: At one point, the guests could be seen gathering in a circle and appeared to watch a slideshow of Lucy and Ryan’s relationship 

A sign reading: ‘Welcome to Lucy’s Baby Shower’ could be seen inside the venue 

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