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GRAZIA was built on the love for its hi-lo look, none can do it better than Princess Kate Middleton of Wales, who stole the red carpet at the awards’ resplendent in a floor-length white gown by Alexander McQueen, paired with long black Opera gloves and earrings from Zara, priced at $31.50 AUD.

Perhaps the most timely and royal look is the revamped, upcycled cost of living in the UK given this crisis. As evidenced by many photographs of Middleton in Zara blazers, dresses, and culottes, the Spanish clothing chain has had an affinity for the 41-year-old mother of three throughout the years. Upon closer inspection, it appears that Middleton wore this McQueen dress with a bow and removed its flower applique for the same event in 2019, but with a new look.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 19:Princess of Wales Kate Middleton attends the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023 in London, England. The Prince of Wales, President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and The Princess will attend the Awards ceremony before meeting category winners and EE Rising Star Award nominees. (Photo by Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate Middleton
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 19: Princess of Wales Kate Middleton and Prince William, Prince of Wales, attend the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023 in London, England. The Prince of Wales, President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and The Princess will attend the Awards ceremony before meeting category winners and EE Rising Star Award nominees. (Photo by Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate Middleton
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 19: Princess of Wales Kate Middleton attends the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023 in London, England. The Prince of Wales, President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and The Princess will attend the Awards ceremony before meeting category winners and EE Rising Star Award nominees. (Photo by Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Kate Middleton
Princess of Wales Kate Middleton attends the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, in London, on February 19, 2023. (Photo by Chris Jackson / POOL / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS JACKSON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton Duchess of Cambridge attend the EE British Academy Film Awards at Royal Albert Hall on February 10, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

During the summer of 2011, the Royal decided to revisit a lavender deity dress by McQueen that she initially donned at the BAFTA Awards. Attendees were requested to sport a repurposed ensemble on the environmentally conscious carpet at the inaugural Earthshot Prize in London in 2021. Middleton has previously reutilized a McQueen outfit, although this occurrence was not the initial occurrence.

Kate Middleton
LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 17: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton Duchess of Cambridge attend the Earthshot Prize 2021 at Alexandra Palace on October 17, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
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The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge On Their Visit To California, UsaThe Duke And Duchess Attend A Bafta Reception, At The Belasco Theatre In Los Angeles. . (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)

Actress Cate Blanchett, who won the Best Actress BAFTA for her role in TÁR, wore the same haute couture gown by John Galliano for Maison Margiela that she wore to the 2015 Oscars, but this time she accessorized with Louis Vuitton jewellery.

Cate Blanchett
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 19: Cate Blanchett poses with the award for Best Actress during the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Cate Blanchett
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 19: Cate Blanchett poses with the award for Best Actress during the EE BAFTA Film Awards 2023 at The Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Cate Blanchett
HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Cate Blanchett arrives at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

The final scenes of the film, particularly the pure power, showcase Blanchett’s performance as Lydia, whose comeuppance remains unclear. She unravels dramatically into an individual who accuses her ex-assistant of misconduct and is bullied by her stepdaughter. Additionally, she faces pressure in her relationship with her wife due to her wandering eye. While these happenings are on the periphery of the conductor’s career, they elevate her already illustrious career. Before we meet Lydia, we are drawn into the long, drawn-out scenes that introduce us to the world of renowned orchestral maestro A Tár. This layered and incredibly story tells the tale of Lydia for those who are uninitiated in the world of TÁR.

Blanchett informed the audience at an advanced screening in Sydney in December that there is no requirement for them to possess any specific vocabulary – they should simply let the information flow without attempting to comprehend it. She emphasized that it is not necessary to decipher the meaning behind it. “Although the film revolves around a conductor, it does not focus on the classical music industry,” she added.

Watch Blanchett’s scene below. TÁR is currently showing in theaters.