​The Duchess of Cambridge’s top 6 maternity designers

Even while expecting, the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, knows how to dazzle onlookers with her chic and elegant fashion choices. Throughout both of her pregnancies, the 33-year-old royal wore top designers to highlight her growing baby bump, donning her favourite maternity brands while also mixing in some high-end labels for good measure.

Wearing everything from J Brand Jeans for a casual look to Jenny Packham for glamorous engagements, the duchess’ wardrobe grabbed headlines every time she stepped out – especially when she gave onlookers a glimpse of her bun in the oven.


After announcing that she and Prince William were expecting Prince George, Kate made her pregnant debut in an outfit by Alexander McQueen. She wore another McQueen creation when the couple announced their second pregnancy late last year.

Then, in December 2012, Kate appeared at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards in a long green Alexander McQueen gown with a thigh-high slit. In October 2014, she also stepped out in a grey dress by the famed designer with a matching fascinator.

While some have said that her maternity style the second time around has been more daring, Kate is still sticking to her favourites, with maternity brand Séraphine being one of her preferred labels.

"Kate looked great in Séraphine during her first pregnancy and continued wearing our dresses for some weeks after the birth," Cecile Reinaud, founder of Seraphine tells Hello!.

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"For her second pregnancy which was in winter, she has embraced the latest trend with fashion forward coats like our Burgundy coat or our pastel blue one."

During her most recent appearances, Prince George's stylish mom has worn both blue and pink items, keeping the world guessing about the gender of baby number two. As we wait for Kate to give birth any day now, Hello! looks at some of the duchess’ favourite maternity brands.

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