04/24/2013 03:58 pm ET Updated Apr 30, 2013

Kate Middleton's Bump Got Draped In A Blue Dress Today (PHOTOS)

Though six months pregnant, Kate Middleton sure isn't on bed rest. In fact, she's been on the move all week, and she continues to shed layers for spring.

Lightening up in baby blue, the duchess greeted fans at a reception at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Wednesday in a swingy A-line stunner. The classic Emilia Wickstead cocktail dress is the most formal of her maternity looks so far and cut in a more traditional style for pregnant women than the Erdem number she wore on Tuesday. Kate pulled her silky hair back in a half pony (a style she seldom wears) and accessorized with grey suede heels. Her sapphire engagement ring pops nicely against the dress' solid ground.

As Kate approaches her final trimester, she's looking happier and healthier than ever. We're glad she's shedding wintry layers so that we can all bask in her glow.

Does blue suit the duchess or what? Take a closer look below!


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We could never tire of this one:

Kate Middleton's Style Evolution

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