Keira Knightley beats Duchess Kate to be crowned most stylish mum-to-be

Keira Knightley has fought off tough competition from the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, to be named most stylish celebrity mum-to-be. The actress, who announced that she was pregnant with her first child last month, took more than a quarter, 26 per cent, of votes in a poll by baby brand

Oscar-nominated Keira has been showing off her blossoming baby bump in stunning designer gowns recently on the red carpet.



Keira Knightley, Kate Middleton and Jacqueline Jossa

She attended the Golden Globes wearing a beautiful custom-made, embroidered Chanel gown. And just weeks later, she topped best-dressed lists for her billowing grey Delpozo gown at the Critics Choice Awards.

In second place in the poll was Duchess Kate, with 20 per cent of the vote. The 33-year-old, who is pregnant with her second child, has been mixing up maternity wear with her normal wardrobe to undertake official engagements recently.

In third place was Eastenders star Jacqueline Jossa, who's awaiting the arrival of her first child with TOWIE star Dan Osborne.


Abbey Clancy took fifth place

The actress was closely followed by The Saturdays' singer Frankie Bridge, who is pregnant with her second child with husband Wayne.

In fifth place was model Abbey Clancy, who is expecting her second child with footballer Peter Crouch, while sixth place went to Benedict Cumberbatch's wife Sophie Hunter, who recently announced her pregnancy.

Speaking about choosing Keira to be most stylish, one of the respondents said: "I love Keira's designer maternity wear, she always looks really stylish.

"I'm sure she is the envy of every pregnant woman everywhere – she wouldn't want to wear Chanel everyday?!"

A spokesperson from said: "We were surprised that Keira beat Kate in this poll as usually the Duchess is so popular with the nation.

"However Keira has more than proved herself the top spot with her effortless Chanel chic on the red carpet and with her recent Oscar nomination, we can’t wait to see what she wears on the night.

"All of the mums to be who made the top ten pull off maternity wear very well so we’re looking forward to seeing their stylish offspring’s outfits too."

Top ten most stylish celebrity mums-to-be

1. Keira Knightley – 26 per cent

2. Kate Middleton – 20 per cent

3. Jacqueline Jossa – 14 per cent

4. Frankie Bridge – 9 per cent

5. Abbey Clancy – 8 per cent

6. Sophie Hunter (Benedict Cumberbatch’s fiancé) – 7 per cent

7. Una Foden – 6 per cent

8. Zooey Deschanel – 5 per cent

9. Isla Fisher – 3 per cent

10. Helen Flanagan – 2 per cent