Pregnant Katie Holmes dressed all in black in a bid to cover up her growing bump when she joined new pal Victoria Beckham at a Los Angeles fashion show on Wednesday (19OCT05).

The pair sat in the front row at the Rock + Republic Fashion Show, surrounded by stars including Paris Hilton and Mena Suvari.

Former SPICE GIRL Beckham, who created some of the denim fashions on show, gave her pal a pair of jeans she had designed to wear to the event.

It was Holmes' first public engagement since announcing she was expecting fiance Tom Cruise's child earlier this month (OCT05).