Ah, Cate Blanchett -- how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.
However, we will confess that we were thrown a wee bit by your cover for T Magazine. At first we couldn't wrap our minds around your untamed mop, but after staring into your eyes -- okay, eye, as only one is showing -- and catching your infectious smile, we've determined that this photograph shall now be added to the Reasons We Love Cate file.
Blanchett does admit to liking clothes -- "I love dressing up," she says, "although that doesn't mean necessarily on the school run" -- and the stylist Elizabeth Stewart, who has worked with the actress for a number of years, considers her a natural in this area. "Cate is extremely knowledgeable about fashion and understands it in the way that a fashion editor would," Stewart says. "I don't think she spends an inordinate amount of time thinking about it. She just happens to be extremely smart and picks up a lot about any aspect of her very broad world. Her choices are pretty swift and decisive, and always very true to herself. She wears what she loves. It's pretty 'pure.'"
Read the rest at NYTimes.com.