At 19 weeks pregnant Kate Middletons baby bump has started to show.
Hounouring her first official engagement since the unveiling of her portrait in January, the princess looked beautiful as she visited Hope House in South London this morning - a residence for women recovering from substance abuse.
She wore an elegant black and white wrap dress by Italian fashion house MaxMara, which has already sold out on Matches.com.
Its been over a month since Kates last official engagement the unveiling of her first portrait - but her return to work today gives us a much anticipated first glimpse of the royal baby bump and serves as a firm indication that Kate has chosen to brush off the criticism from Booker prize-winning author Hilary Mantel, which made front page news this morning.
The princess was poised and charming on duty this morning and looked brilliant and its not only due to her pregnancy she was also showing off a more tanned complexion, thanks to a recent holiday in Mustique with Prince William.
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