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Cate Blanchett in Harper’s Bazaar Australia, May 2013

Vogue’s January 2014 cover star, Cate Blanchett, has always been one of our favorite muses.  But after her stunning performance and impeccable style seen in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine”, our hearts were won over forever. Here’s Gift, Message and Cause for the Academy Award-winning actress, mother of three boys, wife, and the best-dressed woman of 2013.

Cate Blanchett's Vogue and ELLE Canada January 2014 Covers

Cate Blanchett’s Vogue and ELLE Canada January 2014 Covers

GIFT 

Known for her incredible portrayal of Elizabeth I of England in the film “Elizabeth”, and Katharine Hepburn’s character in Martin Scorsese’s “The Aviator”, Blanchett’s accolades include a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTAs, and an Academy Award. According to Woody Allen, “Cate is the one of her age group now that has that amazing natural gift of depth and complexity that you can’t define.”

Cate Blanchett Vogue US January 2014 | Photo by Craig McDean

Cate Blanchett Vogue US January 2014 | Photo by Craig McDean

MESSAGE 

“The most important power we have is within ourselves,” – says Cate Blanchett, who, according to her colleagues, really feels and acknowledges something within herself that helps her in her brilliant acting work.

Cate Blanchett in Harpers Bazaar UK April 2012

Cate Blanchett in Harpers Bazaar UK April 2012

CAUSE

Blanchett helped launch the Australian Conservation Foundation’s Who On Earth Cares campaign, with an aim to persuade Australians to express their concerns about climate change. She is also a patron of the development charity SolarAid, for which she filmed a special appeal. 

STYLE

Cate Blanchett’s style type is Chic Avant-Garde, defined by a powerful look and sharp, elegant and sometimes dramatic lines. Her brands of choice are Givenchy, Céline and Balenciaga.

Cate Blanchett in Vogue US January 2014 | Photo by Craig McDean

Cate Blanchett in Vogue US January 2014 | Photo by Craig McDean