Jessica Simpson  took her daughter, Maxwell Johnson, out for a girls lunch  in LA this afternoon. Nearly 10-month-old Maxwell was decked out for the special occasion and wore a bow barrette in her hair. Jessica is coming off a fun weekend with family and friends that included lunch at The Cheesecake Factory  with Maxwell's dad, Eric Johnson, and pal CaCee Cobb. Jessica, who is expecting her second child later this year, is also gearing up for the return of her NBC reality show, Fashion Star. The design competition, which features other style mentor Michael Kors , will be back on the small screen Friday, March 8.
Jessica Simpson  and baby girl Maxwell stepped out together in LA on Monday.
Jessica Simpson  held daughter Maxwell as they arrived at a Mexican restaurant in LA.
Jessica Simpson  smiled as she went to lunch with her daughter in LA.
Jessica Simpson  wore a military green jacket over her all-black outfit on Monday in LA.
Pregnant Jessica Simpson  had a mother-daughter lunch with Maxwell on Monday.
Maxwell sported a cute pink bow for lunch on Monday with mom Jessica Simpson .
Jessica Simpson  wore oversize shades for her lunch date with Maxwell.
Jessica Simpson  went for a casual look on Monday in LA.
Maxwell gave a pout as she and mom Jessica Simpson  got out of the car in LA on Monday.
Jessica Simpson  held baby girl Maxwell's hand as she carried her on the streets of LA on Monday.
Jessica Simpson  and Maxwell arrived at a Mexican restaurant for lunch.