Though she's played a princess in a handful of movies, Anne Hathaway says she's more inspired by real-life royalty.
"Can I tell you how grateful I am to Kate Middleton?" the 28-year-old actress tells USA Today. "Because she is such an advocate for dressing like a lady."
The fashion-forward actress says Middleton's understated elegance even inspired her to revamp her own wardrobe.
"I think for a few years that slightly dirty look was adopted by Hollywood — you know, the stringy hair, homeless thing. And I really tried," Hathaway laughs. "I was like, 'Ok, I'm going to give that a go.' But it doesn't suit me, and I don't suit it. I always looked kind of chubby."
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The One Day actress credits the 29-year-old Duchess of Cambridge for proving that skin isn't always in.
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"I'm just very grateful to Kate Middleton for making looking appropriate really fun again," Hathaway says. "So right now my fashion choices are all about Kate Middleton."
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