Cate Blanchett’s awesome crocheted dress

The biggest celebrity-related fibre story of the week is probably Cate Blanchett stepping out in a granny-square-style crochet dress at the opening of the Screen Worlds exhibition in Melbourne yesterday.

cate's awesome dress

Although she’s been blasted by news and fashion commentators for wearing something ‘better suited to a granny’s sofa’, I think it’s fantastic! Good on Cate for being confident and daring enough to wear something a little different, and for supporting local designers. This dress was created by Romance was Born, and I love how it manages to combine elements of both quirky vintage and feminine charm. And Cate, as ever, looks just gorgeous in it.

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2 Responses to “Cate Blanchett’s awesome crocheted dress”

  1. sissorlove Says:

    I adored those blankets when I was little. She looks so huggable rather than her usual hash standoffish exterior :)

  2. I want a knitted leotard like Rihanna’s « An odd assortment Says:

    […] Rihanna wore this onstage in Athens, according to ninemsn. Gotta love interesting knits popping up all over the place. Remember Cate Blanchett’s crocheted dress? […]

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