Style watch: Cate Blanchett

Style watch: Cate Blanchett

The Straits Times Urban writer Leslie Kay Lim gives her opinion on whether Cate Blanchett is stunning.


CATE BLANCHETT, 45

HOT

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Wearing a Schiaparelli Couture dress at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica last month.

The Cinderella actress is a picture of loveliness in this whimsical look.

The colourful heart motif in theory could have skewed a bit twee, but against a blue background, it looks fresh and sweet without being too cloying. Leave it to the stylish actress to nail an interesting but effortless look.

NOT

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Wearing a Celine outfit at the Cinderella premiere in Los Angeles earlier this month.

Perhaps it is fatigue after the red-carpet season but Blanchett looks - dare I say it? - boring here.

It seems like she stuffed a plain sweatshirt into a black column skirt, and at the last minute, tossed a long necklace into the mix. Even her statuesque beauty cannot keep the dullness at bay.


This article was first published on March 22, 2015.
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