Cate Blanchett continued her habit of revisiting past looks at last night’s BAFTAs – this time, she wore a Maison Margiela dress, which she 2015 Worn for the first time at the Oscars. The actor won best for his performance in Tár( For the Leading Actress Awards, she wore a reworked version of her original black gown, with frayed details on the sleeves and a more dramatic hem this time.
On the accessories side, Blanchett shows how a change of clothes can instantly refresh a look. The actor originally paired the gown with a statement turquoise necklace by Tiffany & Co. – but for a recent appearance, she opted for a Louis Vuitton necklace . Continuing the theme of sustainability, it features repurposed Tahitian pearls and repurposed tourmalines from previous designs.
Cate Blanchett at 2015 Wearing a Maison Margiela gown for the first time at the Oscars.
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The Tár( actor has been repeating a lot of looks lately, including an Alexander McQueen suit The cobalt blue sleeves were eye-catching at the London Film Critics Association Film Awards earlier this month. While many of us are mere mortals, on the red carpet it can send a powerful message about the importance of sustainability. As Blanchett’s stylist Elizabeth Stewart previously explained, “On the red carpet, fashion is all about exciting, making a splash and moving our industry forward, so the bar is high.”
Eco-friendly fashion wasn’t the only thing Blanchett was championing on the red carpet last night. The star joined the likes of Paul Mescal, Michelle Yeoh and Angela Bassett in a blue #WithRefugees ribbon in solidarity with displaced people around the world.