Kate Middleton's Maternity Dress: Recycled from her pre-pregnancy days?

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge the wedding of friends …The Duchess of Cambridge, now five months pregnant, attended the wedding of friends on Saturday in the Swiss Alps, bundled up against the cold pairing a favorite MaxMara Studio dress and pillbox hat from her closet with a new cream coat.

Kate was wearing the same MaxMara Studio dress she wore to visit Cambridge back in November, before she was pregnant. The brown pillbox was also recycled from her closet—she wore it to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day last year. Her shoes and clutch were from British wedding boutique Emmy and she wore KiKi McDonough hoop-earrings and Annoushka pearls.

A representative from Max Mara confirmed to Yahoo! Shine that the Duchess did wear the dress in November before she went public with her pregnancy. Though Max Mara doesn't design maternity wear, they are "thrilled" that Kate is recycling the look five months into her pregnancy.

Though Kate is halfway through her pregnancy, she’s mostly relied on her regular wardrobe and hasn’t been photographed in maternity clothes. But US Weekly reports that she has purchased her first maternity dress, a $55 floral dress with an elastic waistband from TopShop brand Lovestruck.

The Duchess of Cambridge at the wedding on Sunday, left, and in Cambridge last November, right. (Photo: Getty  …

The Duchess was also wearing a gold band on her right middle finger. The ring caused quite a stir when she debuted it at her engagement at Hope House on February 19 because it is set with two rubies—the birthstone for July, when the royal baby is due.


Technically Prince Harry was Kate’s date for the big wedding, as William was in the wedding party for friends Mark Tomlinson and Laura Bechtolsheimer. Tomlinson is a polo player and Bechtolsheimer is an Olympic gold medalist in dressage. Both William and Harry are old polo friends of Tomlinson’s. 

From the looks of the photos, it seemed like Prince Harry was keeping the Duchess in good spirits despite the cold temperatures. And although she opted out of skiing on Sunday because of her pregnancy, she ventured outside for a leisurely stroll with her bodyguards.

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