IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.
Rebecca Minkoff's "See Now, Buy Now" Fashion Show in LA

Celeb style

See Lauren Conrad through the years, from 'Laguna Beach' to now

Here's a look back at LC's evolution from reality star, to fashion designer, to mom-to-be.

MTV Laguna Beach Cast Portraits


The world was first introduced to Lauren Conrad (aka LC) during her senior year of high school when she joined the cast of "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" in 2004. 

Getty Images
LC From \"Laguna Beach\" Visits MTV's \"TRL\" - September 14, 2005


In 2005, the reality star stopped by "Total Request Live" to promote the show. For the appearance, she sported the ultimate mid-aughts look of denim Bermuda shorts with an embellished tank top and heels. She added a beaded necklace and chunky bangles to complete the outfit. 

Michael Loccisano / FilmMagic
2006 MTV Movie Awards - Red Carpet


A year later, Conrad opted for old Hollywood glamour when attending the MTV Movie Awards in California. The star paired a simple white dress with strappy sandals and styled her typically pin-straight hair in loose curls for a soft, elegant effect. 

Jeff Kravitz / FilmMagic, Inc
Ashlee Simpson And Hornitos Introduce New Line Of Tequila


A few months after launching her spinoff series "The Hills," Conrad stepped out at an event in Los Angeles, sporting a belted minidress and simple black heels. 

Mark Davis / Getty Images
Patrick McMullan Archives


In 2008, Conrad attended a cocktail party in Washington, D.C. She opted to wear a simple black dress with a sweetheart neckline and subtle ruching throughout the bodice. She wore her hair down in long voluminous curls and added delicate accessories to complete the look. 

Patrick McMullan / Patrick McMullan via Getty Image
Barbie's 50th Birthday Party


Two months before departing "The Hills" in the middle of its fifth season, Conrad attended a party to celebrate the iconic doll Barbie's 50th birthday. The star wore a one-shoulder cocktail dress with contrasting navy and black color-blocking details. 

Gregg DeGuire / FilmMagic
Lauren Conrad Book Signing at Books and Books


Conrad greeted fans at a signing for her book "Sweet Little Lies: An L.A. Candy Novel" in 2010. She wore a patterned dress and paired the look with peep-toe pumps and a thin headband. 

Alexander Tamargo / Getty Images
COVERGIRL Cosmetics' 50th Anniversary Party


In 2011, the star stepped out in West Hollywood, California, wearing a beige dress with a matching bow detail at the waist. She completed the look with a pair of caged sandals. 

Michael Tran / FilmMagic
Celebrity Sightings - Bauer-Griffin - 2012


The California girl bundled up in New York City in 2012. The star wore a tailored navy jacket paired with opaque black tights and black booties to brave the cold weather. 

DISCIULLO/Bauer-Griffin / GC Images
Kari Feinstein Style Lounge - Pre-Golden Globes 2013 - Day 2


Conrad sported a bright blazer for a pre-Golden Globes party in Hollywood. The pop of color served as a bright spot in her muted black and white outfit. 


Araya Diaz / WireImage
Beth Stern, Candice Swanepoel, and Lauren Conrad On \"Extra\"


Conrad stopped by the set of "Extra" in 2014 wearing a sunny coral dress and simple white sandals. 

Noel Vasquez / Getty Images
John Frieda Hair Care Beach Blonde Collection Party


Conrad showed off a shorter, blonder 'do at a party in 2015. The new style was complemented by her elegant navy minidress and nude sandals. 

Michael Stewart / WireImage
7th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic - Arrivals


Conrad rocked a floral maxi-dress for a polo match in October 2016. She pulled her hair back in an effortless updo to show off the ruffled neckline. 

Paul Archuleta / WireImage for Fashion Media
Rebecca Minkoff's \"See Now, Buy Now\" Fashion Show in LA


Just two months after announcing she was expecting her first child with husband William Tell, the star attended the Rebecca Minkoff fashion show in Los Angeles, California. She showed off her growing baby bump in a white off-the-shoulder dress and nude sandals. 

Rachel Murray / Getty Images for Rebecca Minkoff