Why Cate Blanchett loves to rewear outfits. Cate Blanchett has revealed that she loves to ‘rewear’ outfits she’s worn in the past.
The actress – who is global ambassador for Giorgio Armani Beauty and Fragrances – was told by the designer that true style should ‘never be work’ and that she rewears looks from her past as there are certain styles that are timeless.
Speaking to InStyle, she said: “It [style] should never be work. That’s something I learned from Mr. Armani. True chic is effortless, and it’s got to come from you. It’s not what gets likes and views. So, yeah, I mean, I love fashion, I love costumes, and I’m also a great lover of rewearing things I’ve loved in the past. I would say my go-to is pretty much a well-pressed suit. Or a good pair of trousers.”
And the Thor: Ragnarok star has been spilling her beauty secrets, preferring to keep her routine simple and easy.
“I’m usually getting ready on the tube or on the train or in a car. I’m not very good with the liquid foundation, but Armani just made a compact that’s really easy to apply.
“I’ve perfected the art of putting mascara on in a moving car. Usually I do mascara, some powder foundation, and lipstick. And pinch my cheeks.”
And the star also spoke about her love of fragrance.
“Fragrance is such a receptacle of your memory. And also your sense of self and aspirations of who you want to project to the world. I think it was in the ’80s that they [launched] Poison – remember Poison? It was such a room-filling fragrance.”
“For me, personally, I gravitate toward sensual, supple fragrances. They totally change your mood – and to choose one for every character is a must. The only one I would wear from outside the [Armani] Sì family is one my mother used to wear, [the classic unisex scent] 4711. Everyone put it on after tennis. It was a real ’70s statement that reminds me of my childhood.”
Why Cate Blanchett loves to rewear outfits