Best Dressed Of The Week – Cate Blanchett in Balenciaga.Edition & Armie Hammer In Gucci

BDOTW 29 July

There were a lot of great contenders this week for Best Dressed; however, two stood head and shoulders above the rest: Cate Blanchett in Balenciaga.Edition and Armie Hammer in Gucci.

Cate won us over with her breathtaking feminine dress with a structural cape which took it into another dimension.

Armie has been wowing us throughout his promo tour for ‘The Lone Ranger’. Just when I thought he couldn’t top his Tom Ford suit from a few weeks ago, he does just that by donning a bright red Gucci suit with an unexpected brown tie.

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25.07.13

Jordana Brewster In Balenciaga – TNT’s 25th Anniversary Party

Jordana Brewster In Balenciaga - TNT's 25th Anniversary Party

Jordana Brewster was the picture of summer, as she joined her ‘Dallas’ TV show co-stars, including Patrick Duffy, at TNT’s 25th Anniversary Party, hosted yesterday at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.

The uber-bronzed actress was effortlessly chic in a powder-blue Balenciaga mini-sheath dress, grounded by barely-there, black ankle-strap Saint Laurent ‘Jane’ sandals.

With only a Lauren Merkin ‘Lucca’ black, oval-shaped minaudière and a few, well-placed cocktail rings serving as accessories, the fresh colour of the V-neck frock stayed front and centre.

Dark, middle-parted waves and a coral-red lippie added a dose of drama, without a hint of try-hard, to this simple statement.

 

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You can buy Jordana’s Saint Laurent ‘Jane’ sandals from Net-A-Porter.com.

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23.07.13 Premiere

Cate Blanchett In Balenciaga.Edition – ‘Blue Jasmine’ New York Premiere

Cate Blanchett In Balenciaga Edition - 'Blue Jasmine' New York Premiere

Following her guest appearance on Letterman earlier in the evening, Cate Blanchett stunned again while attending the New York premiere of Woody Allen’s ‘Blue Jasmine’ held at the Museum of Modern Art, which, frankly, is where her stunning dress belongs.

She wore a Balenciaga.Edition ensemble consisting of a blush-pink gazar cape and an embroidered dress with floral appliqués.

The pictures of Cate without the cape are beautiful, but the cape leaves me breathless, taking this look into fashion-forward – and, in this case, regal – territory.

Nude Balenciaga pumps and Van Cleef + Arples jewels accessorized her look, with a sophisticated updo and rosy cheeks providing the finishing touches.

I don’t think I need to ask if you think this is BDOTW worthy. Do I?

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Best Dressed Of The Week – Miranda Kerr In Wes Gordon, Ruth Wilson In Balenciaga, Zachery Levi in Reiss & Armie Hammer In Ermenegildo Zegna

Best Dressed Of The Week - Miranda Kerr In Wes Gordon, Ruth Wilson In Balenciaga

Even with so many red carpet options this week, Miranda Kerr’s airport-chic Wes Gordon frock was your favourite this week. My pick was the sharp, sleek Balenciaga look presented to us by Ruth Wilson at the eleventh hour on Friday evening.

Best Dressed Of The Week - Zachery Levi in Reiss & Armie Hammer In Ermenegildo Zegna

Zachery Levi in Reiss has always been a winning combination, and you thought so too on this occasion.

I had more trouble selecting this week with so many great choices. In the end I had to go with Armie Hammer in Ermenegildo Zegna for the interesting mix-and-match element, not only colour-wise but also print-wise as the look featured chequers and stripes – not an easy combo to pull off.

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Elizabeth Olsen In Balenciaga – ‘Godzilla’ Preview: Comic Con 2013

Elizabeth Olsen In Balenciaga - 'Godzilla' Preview Comic Con 2013

Staying in tune with Comic-Con 2013’s sartorial trend of black and white, Elizabeth Olsen stepped out for the ‘Godzilla’ preview on Saturday at San Diego Convention Center in California.

Ashley and Mary Kate’s style-forward younger sis made a monochromatic statement in a top and micro shorts from Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Resort 2014 coolly austere collection.

At first glance, the starlet was playing a plain-Jane role.

But there was an architectural simplicity to the separates that was quietly intriguing, what with the cropped Watteau-back silhouette of the shirt and the draped peplum-inspired detail that floated across the shorts.

Robert Clergerie’s ‘Nantys’ ankle-strap, block-heeled sandals, along with beach-y blonde waves, added a youthful, fun edge.

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You can buy Elizabeth’s Robert Clergerie ‘Nantys’ sandals from farfetch.com US and farfetch.com

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Ruth Wilson In Balenciaga – ‘Lone Ranger’ Berlin Premiere

Ruth Wilson In Balenciaga - 'Lone Ranger' Berlin Premiere

Ruth Wilson was serving up plenty of attitude on the red carpet for the ‘Lone Ranger’ Berlin premiere held at Sony Centre in Germany this evening.

The British actress wore a black-and-white Balenciaga Fall 2013 look which leaves me breathless.

Her sharp separates included a white sleeveless top with embroidered details paired with cropped straight leg pants, which she styled with black-and-white marbled t-bar pumps, a single silver bracelet and glossy lips.

It’s a simple look, yet it has an undeniable edge. I adore this look from head-to-toe.

Do you love this as much as I do?

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