Why Cate Blanchett deserves the Oscar for Best Dressed… ALWAYS
Cate Blanchett is that impeccable student who not only meets expectations, she exceeds them. That diligent student who did more homework than was required of her, most of the time, without making a single mistake and, what is more important, without boasting about it and, even more difficult, without being repellent. Nerdful and popular at the same time, Cate Blanchett is practically perfect in everything to the point of having managed to escape that image of prim and exasperating neatness that encloses the label of “good girl” with which Gwyneth Paltrow or Gwyneth Paltrow has been described so many times. Anne Hathaway.
Cate Blanchett has neither a bad movie nor a bad red carpet. She is always spotless, which is not the same as correct. Because if something about her separates her from her Australian compatriot Margot Robbie, apart from a generation, it is that at 53 years old, Cate Blanchett is not afraid of taking risks. Because, as paradoxical as it may seem, sometimes it is braver to repeat a dress than to release a Chanel.
In her latest appearances on the red carpet, Cate Blanchett has opted for precisely that formula – the dress you already have is the one that the sustainable red carpet wants – that Kate Middleton masters so well.
In the same way that the Princess of Wales recovered for the 2023 BAFTA Awards an Alexander McQueen dress that she had already worn in 2019 to give it a new look and a new use, the eternal Best Actress nominee in almost all the galas of the season She attended the 2023 SAG Awards in a sequin Armani Privé gown with a plunging neckline. To make it more discreet, her stylist Elizabeth Stewart used lace from the finest Italian design with which Cate Blanchett has walked the red carpet at the Golden Globes and Cannes.
The Giorgio Armani Privé lace dress
The Givenchy dress with gradient ruffled skirt
The Maison Margiela sleeveless dress
· Esteban Cortazar’s sequined dress
The Alexander McQueen set
This is the dress that Cate Blanchett should repeat at the Oscars 2023: our 7 candidates →
So far this awards season, Cate Blanchett has repeated more dresses than premiered so we do not lose hope of seeing again on the red carpet some of the most beautiful designs worn by women with skin, smile and style impeccable. Hopefully one of THESE: