Model Ashely Graham and her husband celebrating the upcoming birth of their first child together at a baby shower being described as “non traditional” because it included ear piercing, tattoo application and manicure stations.
The event took place at The Foundry in New York City which fans got a sneak peek at via guests like celebrity doula and lifestyle guru Lathan Thomas who posted photos and videos on her Instagram page and stories:
“This shower was so ? @kissthedeejay was on the 1s and 2s, you could get tattoos, ear piercings and decorate baby onesies that are being donated to families in need,” Thomas wrote on Instagram. “I was too chicken to get a tat or another ear piercing ?@Fridamom made a custom labor and delivery kit for Ashley – so adorable!!!!”
View this post on Instagram
Mama Glow – So happy for @ashleygraham and papa Justin!!! If you caught her on @theellenshow this week she announced that she is having a BABY BOY! ?? He’s coming soon!!! In the meantime Ashley’s podcast is about to drop next week and her fitness series is here. She’s getting so much done so she can relish her maternity leave! Salute to her entire team for how well they have supported her throughout this pregnancy. This baby is coming into the world with so much love. Your community really loves you and it’s so beautiful to see everyone come together in the name of love, new life, new beginnings. I’m so proud of you Ashley and Justin. You’re going to be amazing parents. Bless you and your budding family. _ P.S. this shower was so ? @kissthedeejay was on the 1s and 2s, you could get tattoos, ear piercings and decorate baby onesies that are being donated to families in need. I was too chicken to get a tat or another ear piercing ?@Fridamom made a custom labor and delivery kit for Ashley – so adorable!!!! #mamaglow #doula #ashleygraham #babyboy #babyshower #family #fridamom
As reported by PEOPLE, the event featured traditional elements like “It’s a mom!” balloons and signs, cupcakes, candy and other usual baby shower fare.
Graham reportedly told guests in a toast that the event was “bigger than our wedding”.
“If you haven’t gotten your ears pierced or a tattoo, you have to do that.” the plus size Victoria Secret model gushed. “There’s so much food, there’s a big cake that’s bigger than the one at our wedding.”