Cate Blanchett Goes With Gucci For IWC Gala Dinner
Cate Blanchett looked regal at an IWC Schaffhausen Gala Dinner in honor of the British Film Institute in London Tuesday night.
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Blanchett arrived at the IWC Gala in a black and ivory Gucci Spring 2017 gown that featured a ruffled collar and a red bow belt. The silk wool gazar gown made Blanchett the first person to hit a red carpet in a design from Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele‘s latest collection.
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Inside the gala, Blanchett presented a new £50,000 (about $63,700) award to British filmmaker Hope Dickson Leech, who said she’d be spending much of her award on childcare. In her speech, Blanchett acknowledged that filmmakers who have children at hope like Leech face a unique but familiar challenge.
“The film industry is no different from any other industry. It’s a struggle for working parents. Whether you’re making your second film or you’re trying to get your first feature out, there’s a time pressure,” Blanchett said. “So anything that can afford you time, whether it’s through childcare or getting it through to the second draft, and allows you to take the time to develop things slowly [has to be welcomed].”
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