Cate Blanchett in Louis Vuitton at “The Present” Opening Night Party

Posted on January 10, 2017

 

Let’s take a break from all the attention-seeking finery of the Golden Globes for a moment and watch a real artist doing real work on the STAGE.

Also, let’s judge what she’s wearing.

 

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Oh, shit. It’s one of those.

 

 

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Here is the real test of us as bitchy fashion bloggers. We hated the other versions of this dress worn by actresses less likely to have us fall all over them in gushing fanboi praise. Can we maintain our objectivity? Our very integrity?

 

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To hell with THAT. We didn’t take any oaths. Objectivity will have to be put off for another day, because we …

 

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Newp. Still not feeling it.

 

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We admit that the gray helps and her insane level of bearing does a lot for it. And to be perfectly accurate, Lorenzo likes it a bit more than Tom does, and has made the attempt to argue its good points (and struggled with it, although he thinks the edginess of it is argument enough), but it’s just … not a great look.

 

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Credit to her, because this venue’s a bit more appropriate for it somehow, since the dress has a slightly intellectual (or if you want to be less kind, overthought) feel to it. Even so, the stylists of the world need to stop pushing it like candy on our ladystars.

 

 

Style Credits:
Louis Vuitton Embellished Dress with Black Tie from the Spring 2017 Collection

[Photo Credit: Adam Nemser/startraksphoto.com, IMAXTree]

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