14/08/2014 16:46 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Cate Blanchett Is A Dream In 1950s Dress At Comic Con

Question: does Cate Blanchett ever get her look wrong? Surely, the answer is no.

All eyes were on the Australian actress in her Fausto Puglisi resort 2015 dress at The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies photocall during Comic Con 2014 in California on Saturday.


Cate mastered the art of pink pleats in this retro-style zip-front dress. If anyone can do a pristine satin collar and boxy T-shirt sleeves it's Cate.

This was a definite chance from her signature sculptured, sequinned, textured silhouettes, but the look was fresh and ultra-feminine. The barely-there makeup and understated updo? Love.

Candyfloss pink is still a thing this season and Cate can definitely pull it off - because age is nothing when you know what suits.

The rules to wearing it? Colour-blocking never fails, play accessories down (Cate's Roger Vivier shoes were spot on) and team with a red lipstick for maximum wow factor (as seen on the Antonio Berardi Spring/Summer 2014 runway).

Cate was joined by fellow cast members: Orlando Bloom, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, and Elijah Wood (to name a few) during the star-studded event.

LOVE CATE STUNNING STYLE? Take a click through this style file on the leading lady to see some of her greatest sartorial moments.

MORE! Catch up on all the latest news on Cate Blanchett news right here and find out about her latest role in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies directed by Peter Jackson.

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