Blooming! A glowing Tamzin Outhwaite shows off her baby bump in a pretty lace dress at Twiggy's fashion range launch
21:54 GMT, 12 April 2012
She showed of a tiny hint of a baby bump when she announced her pregnancy at the end of last month.
But just three weeks on, Tamzin's stomach seems to be growing at a super fast rate as she attended a fashion launch in London tonight.
The actress, 41, showed off her burgeoning bump in a pretty lace dress as she arrived to support friend Twiggy at a party for her new collection.
Yummy mummy-to-be: Tamzin Outhwaite looked chic and absolutely glowing as she showed off her growing baby bump in a pretty lace dress as Twiggy's collection launch
And she was absolutely glowing with maternal pride as she posed for pictures and beamed as she held her hand under her bump for all the world to see.
The former EastEnders actress and her actor husband Tom Ellis – who are already parents to three-year-old daughter Florence – announced they were expecting their second child at the end of last month.
She took to her Twitter page on March 19 to declare: 'Yes,we are very happy to say that we are
expecting baby no2 later this year.thanks for all your lovely
Beaming: Tamzin was the picture of happiness as she proudly held her bump to pose for the cameras and laughed out loud
And we've seen her bump grow rapidly since their announcement, from not much at all to big and blooming tonight.
Tamzin was joined at the bash by actress Denise Van Outen who looked gorgeous in a pretty green dress which was decorated with a hummingbird print.
The pair greeted each other warmly at the party which was held at Home House in Portman Square.
Girls' night out: Tamzin caught up with friend Denise Van Outen and the lady of the hour Twiggy
It was held to celebrate Twiggy's first fashion collection for high street store Marks and Spencer.
Seven years after she signed up as one of the faces of M&S and has now turned her hand to designing for them, creating a 47 piece collection.
It was launched exclusively online today and the Twiggy for M&S Woman label will be available in sizes 8-24,
ranging from 12.50 for a tee to 79 for a statement sequin jacket and there are already plans to expand the range to include footwear and jewellery.
Ladies who launch: Denise Van Outen looked very pretty in her green dress which was decorated with hummingbirds while Twiggy's fellow M&S model Lisa Snowdon looked stunning in a black jumpsuit
Twiggy, 62, who was supported at the party by her husband Leigh Lawson, daughter Carly and stepson Ace, said: 'This range has been so inspiring to work on and is
designed to have a really broad appeal.
'I have such a passion for design and
truly believe fashion should be stylish and fun.'
Twiggy had also invited presenter Lisa Snowdon, one of the models on the many advertising campaigns for M&S alongside the 60s model.
It's a family affair: Twiggy was joined by husband Leigh Lawson, daughter Carly and stepson Ace
Twiggy's girls: The iconic 60s model launched the collection at M&S's head office in London a few hours before the bash