Kate Middleton's Maternity Muse? Lady Di's Pregnant Years Provide Inspiration

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Kate Middleton won't be wearing this coat in a few months. The royal mom-to-be will be expanding her wardrobe along with her stomach. Undoubtedly, she'll be getting lots of advice, on everything from labor pains to maternity clothes. But if there's anyone she should learn from, it's her late mother-in-law.

When you're pregnant, everyone seems to offer unsolicited advice. But if Kate Middleton needs a fashion muse for her maternity wear, she need look no farther than her late mother-in-law. The People's Princess blossomed during pregnancy, remaining loyal to her two favorite designers, and letting her mood, rather than a guest list, dictate her wardrobe choices.