Cate Blanchett Loves…Roksanda

Cate Blanchett Loves Roksanda

Cate Blanchett and Roksanda Ilincic: Two power girls with an impeccable sense of style—and who have actually become much of a perfect star-designer match. In fact, Cate can’t seem to get enough of the London-based designer’s bold block colours, artistic-inspired aesthetic, and signature, contemporary lines.

For the actress, who is elegance personified, Roksanda is right in keeping with her classic grace while maintaining a directional, modern spirit.

We’ve seen Queen Cate wear the versatile label for several years now, kicking off her chic streak at the ‘Blue Jasmine’ Los Angeles press conference where she showed that simple is sometimes the best answer in a richly hued bordeaux dress from the Fall 2013 collection.

Colour was also key in her effortless, vibrant coral Roksanda Ilincic Fall 2013 gown at the ‘Blue Jasmine’ Sydney premiere—a look that was set afire with her deep magenta lip.

From minimalism to a more fashion-forward edge, the actress once again impressed in a Fall 2014 frock at the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2014, which was brilliant for its confident colour-blocking, flower decal and metal belt.

Giving the dresses a rest, she sported a more mannish ensemble earlier this month at The Ellen DeGeneres Show, suiting up in a Resort 2015 blue blazer and pants.

Going from strength to strength, Cate most recently delighted in a geometric lavender and coral-pink Pre-Fall 2015 dress for the ‘Cinderella’ Sydney premiere. The charming outing was the icing on the cake of her Roksanda run that shows no sign of slowing anytime soon.

What has been your favourite Roksanda and Cate look?

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Gwen Stefani In Dolce & Gabbana – The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon

Gwen Stefani In Dolce & Gabbana - The Hollywood Reporters' 25
Gwen Stefani turned heads at The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon co-hosted by Jimmy Choo at the Soho House in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday (March 18).

Like Amy Adams and Zoe Saldana, she was there to support her power stylist, Petra Flannery.

And she did Petra proud in a Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2015 flamenco-inspired, hourglass frock, emblazoned with black polka dots and finished with a ruffled skirt.

Styled with platinum, retro waves, and of course, a bold red lip, this look was my luncheon favourite for its fun nature and spirited edge.

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You can buy Gwen’s Dolce & Gabbana Polka Dot Crepe Dress from Browns Fashion.
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Zoe Saldana In Giamba – The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon

Zoe Saldana In Giamba - The Hollywood Reporters' 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon

Zoe Saldana joined the chic set, which also included Olivia Munn, Odeya Rush, and Amy Adams at The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon co-hosted by Jimmy Choo at the Soho House in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday (March 18).

The actress wasn’t quite ready to usher in spring with her burgundy-toned dress from the Pre-Fall 2015 collection of Giambattista Valli’s new, youthfully inspired line called Giamba.

She paired the loosely draped, babydoll frock with beige Jimmy Choo ‘Xenia’ sandals and Jennifer Meyer jewels.

Brighter hued sandals or the punch of a magenta lip, à la Olivia, would have brought some zing to this look, which left me craving an added pop of colour.

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Olivia Munn In Giambattista Valli – The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon

Olivia Munn In Giambattista Valli - The Hollywood Reporters'

Olivia Munn joined Odeya Rush and Amy Adams for The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon co-hosted by Jimmy Choo at the Soho House in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday (March 18).

The ‘Ride Along’ star, who posed with her power stylist Micaela Erlanger (who was wearing the same Preen dress we’ve seen on Michelle Monaghan), was beautiful in a printed blue Giambattista Valli Spring 2015 frock accented by a thin belt.

The bright abstract, painterly patterning of the dress kept me from paying too much mind to the sheer underlay at the hem, which could have been mistaken for a slip.

While her Brian Atwood ‘Besame’ pumps are a perfect shade of matching blue, the look would have been better served with a blue sandal—or one in a punchy, contrasting hue for added edge.

Olivia wears vivid colours so well, so I’m glad she opted for this dress and the pop of a bold magenta lip, which was like a breath of fresh air.

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Odeya Rush In Sachin & Babi Noir – The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon

Odeya Rush In Sachin & Babi Noir - The Hollywood Reporters' 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon

Odeya Rush was also in attendance alongside Amy Adams for The Hollywood Reporters’ 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood Luncheon co-hosted by Jimmy Choo at the Soho House in West Hollywood, California on Wednesday (March 18).

The PYT, whose stylist Tara Swennen also made the list, was dressed in a Sachin & Babi Noir strapless cocktail frock with black embroidered detail over white tulle-like layers, which she paired with a Jimmy Choo ‘Cloud’ clutch.

While the design qualified as a bit precious and overdressed for the daytime luncheon, she did look lovely nonetheless with her long waves, retro cat-eyes, and mulberry-stained lip.

Her peep-toe platform pumps left me puzzled, although perhaps they were an effort to add more casual flair to the mood of the princess frock. Simple black sandals would have been a more natural pairing.

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