Celebrity Parents Paula Patton s Sexy Red Carpet Bump The Precious costar wraps her growing curves in everything from shiny minis to glam gowns By Shanelle Rein-olowokere Published on March 10, 2010 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 14 HOT MAMA INF Paula Patton – who gave birth to son Julian Fuego on April 6 –a glows in a Carolina Herrera orange off-the-shoulder gown and Martin Katz jewels at the Oscars March 7. And we weren't the only ones who thought so: Husband singer Robin Thicke called her the hottest baby mama around. 02 of 14 BUMP PRINT Craig Barritt/WireImage For an appearance at the 3rd Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on March 4, the actress opted for an embellished, safari-inspired dress by Carolina Herrera and brown peep-toe pumps. 03 of 14 GOLDEN GIRL Frederick M. Brown/Getty Even with her due date approaching, the actress isn't shying from the red carpet. Patton – who was nominated for best supporting actress along with costars Mariah Carey and Mo'Nique – steps out in a gold satin strapless gown to the 41st NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 26. 04 of 14 WHITE OUT Axelle/Bauer-Griffin On Jan. 23, Patton is a vision in white at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. The actress – who was up for another trophy – wears a layered organza-and-silk gown by J. Mendel and, for a dramatic touch, pairs it with bright red nails and art-deco statement earrings. 05 of 14 SHINE ON Nick Sadler/Startraks The gorgeous mom-to-be rocks Kaufman Franco's sophisticated strapless paillette sequin dress with a simple, bump-emphasizing belt to the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills on Jan. 17. 06 of 14 RED HOT Jason Merritt/Getty Talk about hot! At the Critics' Choice Awards in Hollywood on Jan. 15, Patton hits the red carpet in a body-hugging red number accessorized with a bright gold clutch and Neil Lane bracelets. 07 of 14 GAM ON Axelle/Bauer-Griffin The pregnant star keeps it simple in an all-black outfit at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 6. Not only is the color super-chic, but the flirty layers camouflage her growing belly while showing off a little leg. 08 of 14 PERFECT PAIR Jesse Grant/WireImage A baby on the way isn't slowing down this couple's party plans. Wearing matching ensembles, Thicke and his wife step out on New Year's Eve to host a bash at the Bellagio Hotel's Bank Nightclub in Las Vegas. Patton glows in a roomy silk jacket over a tight minidress with caged sandals. 09 of 14 CRYSTAL CLEAR Dr. Billy Ingram/WireImage At the 2009 African American Critics Association Awards in Los Angeles on Dec. 14, the actress – and her barely-there bump – sparkle in an embellished black tunic with silver strappy heels. 10 of 14 COUPLED UP Gustavo Caballero/WireImage The Thicke-Pattons are one stylish pair. To help celebrate the opening of the new Roger Vivier boutique in Miami on Dec. 1, Paula takes it up a notch in short silver dress with lace trim and black accessories. 11 of 14 CUT ABOVE Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage On Nov. 5, Paula vamps it up in a sexy cut-out, crystal-encrusted mini paired with buckle-strap heels for a special viewing of Precious in New York. 12 of 14 SOPHISTICATED LADY Pacific Coast News Just a few days after announcing that she was expecting, the actress dons a taupe-colored corset dress by Bottega Veneta with sexy Jimmy Choo heels and a diamond choker at a Hollywood screening Nov. 1. 13 of 14 GRECIAN GODDESS Evan Agostini/AP At the Avon Foundation for Women benefit in New York on Oct. 27, Patton keeps her growing belly under wraps in a stunning, yellow draped silk dress paired with gold gladiator pumps. 14 of 14 OPTICAL ILLUSION tephen Lovekin/Getty Is she or isn't she? On Oct. 15, Patton keeps everyone guessing in a sleek art-print dress by Proenza Schouler with edgy black gladiators, crystal statement jewelry and a shiny clutch.