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Is Kate Middleton avoiding maternity wear?

The Duchess of Cambridge chooses chic outfits during pregnancy, but has yet to wear anything from a maternity line.

By Kim Anne Mar 21, 2013 4:32PM

Photo: Paul Edwards/AFP/Getty ImagesShe’s been spotted shopping for clothing several times since the world found out she was pregnant, but so far, Kate Middleton is sticking to non-maternity clothing in her closet. 

According to Fashionista, Kate made an appearance this week in a Peter Pan collar dress from Topshop while visiting the Child Bereavement UK headquarters. And this isn’t the first time Kate has sported the fashion brand since her pregnancy. 

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Fashionista says the duchess stopped by the store several times this past month, picking up “a non-maternity Lovestruck dress,” continuing on her path with not wearing any maternity wear so far in her pregnancy. 

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Maternity wear or non-maternity wear, the Duchess of Cambridge continues to create stir with her wardrobe across the globe. We can’t wait to see what she wears once the baby bump starts expanding.

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Photo:  Paul Edwards/AFP/Getty Images
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I like her style ,very simple, she does not need maternity clothes now. As long as she is in good health and she is comfortable in what she is wearing that's what counts.
Mar 26, 2013 9:34PM
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Love..love....love her style....she has so much poise...grace and above all...class.  She soo reminds me of our Jackie( Kennedy Onasis)....young ladies take note.

 

Mar 26, 2013 8:48PM
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Who cares!!!!!!! Geeze , this women is just a women ......she's nothing more or less.  There are so many  problems in the world ....why in hell are we focusing on a women that's going to have a baby.  It's happened trillions of times ......whoooooooooooooooooo cares
Mar 26, 2013 8:46PM
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To the author (Kim Anne) Not every woman needs to wear clothing designed like a tent when she is pregnant.  The Duchess of Cambridge is ALWAYS tastefully dressed and eloquent.  Stop with making up stories about this couple.

 

Almost 30 years ago, I did not wear any maternity clothing until I was almost 34/36 weeks pregnant and then it was mostly large shirts.  Some of us are very thin (especially first pregnancies) and really do not delight in looking like an oversize cow (i.e. Kim Kardashian) that needs milking.  Leave Kate Middleton ALONE and let her enjoy her pregnancy and stop with every damn detail.  Some of us do not follow tradition or what others do - I congratuate her on her independence.  Just too bad that she has the grace and manners of her present status in life because I would love to someone even Fergie, one of her daughters or even Prince Harry to tell the press to 'F' off.

 

The Duchess of Cambridge is someone that many young woman should model themselves more like in this country because as my previous comment eludes about the Kardashian women - they sound nasty and look nasty.  They leave a nasty taste in my mouth and are an embarrassment not only to themselves but as Americans they can hardly be called fashionable.  If anyone starts a trend I would much rather see someone like the Duchess of Cambridge have an influence on pregnant women than the Kardashians.  I even applaud the Duchess avoiding a meeting in England earlier this year with KK in order to remove herself from any potential controversy.

 

My best to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - LEAVE THEM ALONE!

Mar 26, 2013 8:32PM
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Just leave Kate bloody alone!!!!!!!! GOD!! You Media are screwed up!!!!!! Let the woman be pregnant in peace!!!! Who gives a shite what she shops for?!?!!  Just leave her alone!!!!!
Mar 26, 2013 8:25PM
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She is a beautiful girl, but she had better stop tanning too often. Her skin is looking a little leathery beyond her years. As for not wearing maternity wear, she is very thin to star with, so I am sure it will take a while to show, or a while before she will even need maternity wear.

Mar 26, 2013 8:14PM
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Society makes me sick. Is this seriously news.
Mar 26, 2013 8:10PM
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I like Kate...just get out of the baby news...rididulous crap.

 

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