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Kate Middleton Look-a-Like Launches Princess Worthy Lingerie

What would you do if you looked like Kate Middleton?  Native California girl Melissa Pelz can answer that question.


Designer Melissa Pelz
The Princess doppelganger moved to London a few years ago to entrench herself in Brit culture, and more than a few folks noticed the future royal resemblance.  So in addition to making press appearances, the enterprising Kate look-a-like recently launched the limited edition Ligne de Soie Royal Bridal Collection.  

Her regal lingerie line includes the Royal Sapphire Silk Nightdress ($150) and the Royal Robe ($279).  The pure white silk robe with matching royal blue sapphire sash and buttons reflects the classic, feminine style that Kate embraces.

"It's interesting that because I resemble Kate, people frequently ask me what I think of her style, or what her wedding dress will look like, or [even] what I wear while I'm getting ready to 'become her,'" says Melissa.  

"I think that overall she's got a simple, sleek, refined style. [But] because of what I do in my daily life as a lounge wear designer, I'm mostly interested in what she wears out of the public eye, while lounging around in the privacy of her home.  I always think it must be something really luxurious -- something to make her not just look like, but truly feel like a princess."  


Melissa hopes the launch of her Royal Bridal Collection will ensure that women across the pond and in the U.S. have the chance to play princess too.

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