July 11, 2013 1:23 PM
It's a well-known fact that whatever ensemble Kate Middleton wears will sell out-usually in less than 24 hours.But according to a new reporter by Reuters,the expecting Duchess of Cambridge has an even more widespread impact on the fashion industry than previously thought. British department store chain Debenhams has reported a 500 percent rise of smart and pretty maternity wear compared to last summer. Kate Middleton is one stealth royal. It seems the Duchess of Cambridge managed to sneak around the throng of ever-growing shutterbugs camped out St. Mary's Hospital in London for a doctor's visit While the world anxiously awaits the birth of the royal baby, the fashion world is eagerly anticipating Kate Middleton's next outfit. It has been nearly a month since the expecting Duchess of Cambridge appeared in public and the next time the globe will get a glimpse of her is when she and Prince William leave the hospital with their new bundle of joy.