Jessica Simpson stepped out in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday sporting a clingy maroon dress (from her own maternity fashion line!) that showed off her growing baby bump.
The pregnant "Fashion Star" mentor, 32 -- who arrived at the Belk Southpark mall with fiance Eric Johnson and sister Ashlee Simpson in tow for an event to promote her clothing line -- paired the floor-length, dark red dress with a sporty black blazer.
Despite her difficult pregnancy (Jessica has been plagued with severe morning sickness this time around), the fashion mogul appeared happy and energetic.
The second-time mom-to-be even treated waiting fans to an appearance by her and Eric's daughter Maxwell, setting their adorable 10-month-old on the autograph table for photographs.
Earlier this month, during an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Jessica let it slip that she's expecting a baby boy while lamenting the difficulty of her second pregnancy versus her first.
"The crazy thing is I never knew a wiener could make me nauseous!" she said, before bursting into laughter at her accidental revelation.
"Well, I guess I just told the world that I'm having a boy!" she added.
The bubbly blonde is due this summer.
-- Erin O'Sullivan
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