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Model Lily Cole announces she is expecting her first child

Model Lily Cole announces she is expecting her first child Credit: Lily Cole/ Impossible.com

British model Lily Cole has announced she expecting her first child with boyfriend Kwame Ferreira.

The 27-year-old took to her own website to announce the news that she was pregnant, saying, "The first known impossible baby is being born!

After working together for a long time Kwame and I fell in love, and I am very happy to share our news that we are expecting our first child together..."

The Cambridge graduate has not confirmed when the baby is due.

British model Lily Cole arrives at the Elle Style Awards in London in February. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/ Empics Entertainment/Hubert Boesl/DPA/Press Association Images

Lily Cole opens Westwood's show with solo dance

Lily Cole (left) with Vivienne Westwood (right) following her Red Label Spring/Summer 2014. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Model Lily Cole kicked off Vivienne Westwood's Red Label show at London Fashion Week with a modern dance.

Lily Cole performs a dance during the Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring/Summer 2014. Credit: PA Wire

Westwood said the solo performance was a metaphor for their climate change concerns; a theme which ran through the show.

A model walks down the runway showcasing Vivienne Westwood's Red Label Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Credit: PA Wire

Westwood said: "I just use fashion as an excuse to talk about politics. Because I'm a fashion designer, it gives me a voice, which is really good."

The theme of climate change ran through the show. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The show closed with an appeal to the audience to fill in a climate change postcard to send to the UN Secretary General Ban-Ki-moon.

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