Is this Gwyneth Paltrow's wedding dress? Actress' mother Blythe Danner leaves 'engagement party' carrying dress from bridal designer Monique Lhuillier
- Gwyneth, 45, and Brad, 47, announced their engagement in a joint statement in January after three years together
- She has just returned from a luxury bachelorette party in Mexico, prompting speculation that the wedding is imminent
- The happy couple threw a 'black tie engagement party' at the Los Angeles Theater on Saturday night
- Among the 400 strong guestlist was Gwyneth's actress pals Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, and Julia Roberts
- The Hollywood actress shares two children - Apple, 13, and Moses, 12 - with musician ex-husband Chris Martin, though the British Coldplay star was not pictured at this weekend's gathering
Gwyneth Paltrow,45, and Brad Falchuk, 47, set tongues wagging when they threw a huge star-studded party to celebrate their engagement on Saturday night, amid claims the party was actually a surprise wedding for the pair.
And the actress' mother Blythe Danner added fuel to the fire as she was seen carrying a dress from bridal designer Monique Lhuillier out of the bash at the Los Angeles Theater.
The 75-year-old looked positively sheepish as she peeked around a hedge with a grey dress bag in hand, emblazoned with the name of the A-list designer.
Sheepish: Gwyneth Paltrow's Blythe Danner was seen carrying a dress from bridal designer Monique Lhuillier out of of the actress' 'engagement party' at the Los Angeles Theater on Saturday
Is that Gwyneth's wedding dress? The Meet The Parents actress, who donned a mustard yellow floral suit for her daughter's party, later cracked a relaxed smile as she was escorted out of the party by two burly minders, with the dress bag over her arm
The Meet The Parents actress, who donned a mustard yellow floral suit for her daughter's party, later cracked a relaxed smile as she was escorted out of the party by two burly minders, with the dress bag over her arm.
Monique Lhuillier is a favourite of Hollywood stars and is revered the world over for her wedding dresses and ready-to-wear pieces.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Blythe for comment.
From director Steven Spielberg to Gwyneth's actress pals Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Liv Tyler, Reese Witherspoon, Demi Moore and comic Chelsea Handler, the guest list proved a line-up of Hollywood's greatest.
Clear to see: Monique is a favourite of Hollywood stars and is revered the world over for her wedding dresses and ready-to-wear pieces
Hometime: Giving nothing away, the beauty made no attempt to hide the bag as she made her way home
Is it tonight? Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk sparked rumors their wedding is imminent as Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts and Stephen Spielberg joined them for a huge party
However Gwyneth herself wore maroon rather than white, suggesting the extravagant party was not the couple's actual wedding.
New York Post's Page Six reports that Ryan Murphy threw the black-tie engagement party with some 400 friends, family and Hollywood guests.
The website has a speculated that this is a 'surprise wedding' for the pair, with Valentino's Giancarlo Giammetti wishing them luck but lamenting his own absence.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Gwyneth Paltrow for comment.
The smiling bride-to-be was seen wearing an over-the-shoulder gown as she arrived, followed shortly by her husband-to-be in a white dinner jacket.
Rehearsal dinner? However Gwyneth herself wore maroon rather than white, suggesting the extravagant party was not the couple's actual wedding
Be the belle of the ball like Gwyneth in Giambattista Valli
Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk hosted a glamorous black-tie event in L.A., prompting rumors their wedding could be just round the corner! Or, maybe this was the wedding itself. Rumors abound.
Well, whatever this was -- engagement party or wedding -- Gwyneth looked the belle of the ball in this gorgeous oxblood one-shoulder number by Giambattista Valli.
It's a bespoke piece but similar in cut to a design that first appeared on the Spring/Summer '18 couture collection. Although Gwyneth opted for a luxe berry shade and an added ruffle flourish.
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Just back: The Sliding Doors star - who has been dating Brad since 2014 - just returned from her luxury bachelorette party in Mexico
Hubby in the making: Brad meanwhile arrived in a white dinner jacket
The party itself was no secret; the hoarding outside the theater read 'GP loves BF' on one side and 'BF loves GP' on the other.
The river of A-listers into the Downtown LA venue was non stop, each dressed to the nines.
Jennifer Aniston arrived in a gorgeous figure-hugging strapless black gown with matching choker.
Her Friends onscreen sister Reese Witherspoon copied her color, flashing her lags in a shorter option, as she arrived with husband Jim Toth.
A pregnant Kate Hudson arrived hand-in-hand with Liv Tyler, the latter wearing a black pantsuit while the former donned a sumptuous yellow gown.
Friends: Jennifer Aniston was just one of the many A-list names at the shindig
Pals: A pregnant Kate Hudson arrived hand-in-hand with Liv Tyler
Steelers: Liv wore a black pantsuit while Kate donned a sumptuous yellow gown
Hollywood royalty: A sharp-looking Steven Spielberg arrived i a three-piece tux and tie
Julia Roberts was also on hand in a shimmering black jumpsuit, as she arrived with hubby Daniel Moder.
Demi Moore meanwhile looked stunning in a crimson gown with mesh detailing on the bodice.
Cameron Diaz dropped by shortly afterward in shimmering red sequinned gown, accompanied for her date and husband Benji Madden.
Legally blondes: Reese Witherspoon was also in LA for the party
Pretty woman: Julia Roberts was also on hand, in a shimmering black jumpsuit
Date: She arrived with husband Daniel Moder
The Sliding Doors star - who has been dating Brad since 2014 - just returned from her luxury bachelorette party in Mexico, where she was joined by a group of pals including designer Stella McCartney and actress Cameron.
The 45-year-old actress considers her upcoming wedding to producer Brad to be her first, having previously eloped with her ex-husband, Coldplay star Chris Martin.
Earlier this year, Gwyneth admitted that getting married to Brad had made her 'feel like a 21-year-old' again.
wouldn't miss it: Demi Moore was yet another screen siren on the invite list
Showcase: The actress looked stunning in a crimson gown with mesh detailing on the bodice
Lady in red: Cameron Diaz arrived in a shimmering red sequinned gown
Hand-in hand: Her date for the evening was husband Benji Madden
The Hollywood star - who has daughter Apple, 13, and son Moses, 12, with her ex-husband - said: 'I'm excited about everything! I've never had a wedding before ... So even though I'm 45, I sort of feel like a 21-year-old.'
Gwyneth also revealed she was relishing the planning process, saying her friends have become as giddy about the wedding as she has.
She shared: 'It's kind of fun to talk about with my girlfriends. They send me pictures of dresses - they're as excited about it as I am.'
Sharp: Aaron Taylor-Johnson and wife Sam cut a handsome couple
Back in black: Rashida Jones rocked a black dress and blazer combo
Green goddess: Jennifer Meyer looked fab in an emerald green dress
Lately early: Chelsea Handler arrived in a svelte black dress
Gwyneth and Brad, 47, announced their engagement in GOOP Magazine in January, following months of speculation about their romance.
In a joint statement for the publication - which is owned by Gwyneth - the loved-up couple revealed they felt 'fortunate' to have found each other at the perfect point in their lives.
They said: 'We feel incredibly lucky to have come together at this junction in our lives when our collective successes and failures can serve as building blocks for a healthy and happy relationship.'
Venue: The couple hired out the historic Los Angeles Theater for a fancy black tie bash
Shout it out: They advertised their love for one another not very cryptically on the theater hoarding outside
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