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Cate Blanchett stuns in a Louis Vuitton ensemble as she receives the Honorary Cesar award in Paris

Australian actress Cate Blanchett received the Honorary Cesar award during the 47th Cesar Film Awards Ceremony in Paris on Friday. 

For the special occasion, the 52-year-old looked chic as ever in a stunning ensemble by French designer Louis Vuitton.      

Cate donned a crocheted cardigan with a sequin trim, with the star flashing a glimpse of her black bra and midriff as she wore the top mostly unbuttoned.

So chic! Australian actress Cate Blanchett (pictured) received the Honorary Cesar award during the 47th Cesar Film Awards Ceremony in Paris on Friday

The Aussie beauty teamed it with a smart pair of black trousers and pointed black heels. 

Cate finished off her red carpet look with her blonde locks styled into soft waves, opting for a dewy make-up palette, which included a coral lipstick.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button actress beamed as she made her way down the red carpet.

A look! For the special occasion, the 52-year-old looked chic as ever in a stunning ensemble by French designer Louis Vuitton

 A look! For the special occasion, the 52-year-old looked chic as ever in a stunning ensemble by French designer Louis Vuitton

Beauty: Cate donned a crocheted cardigan which featured a sequin trim

Beauty: Cate donned a crocheted cardigan which featured a sequin trim

Wowing them: The flashed a glimpse of her black bra and her midriff as she wore the top mostly unbuttoned

Wowing them: The flashed a glimpse of her black bra and her midriff as she wore the top mostly unbuttoned

Glowing: The Aussie beauty teamed it with a smart pair of black trousers

Glowing: The Aussie beauty teamed it with a smart pair of black trousers 

The blonde beauty later became emotional as she took to the stage to accept the Honorary Cesar award. 

To sign off, The Lord of the Rings star sweetly blew a kiss to audience members watching on. 

In her early 50s, Cate is the second youngest recipient of the prize, which is the highest honour presented by the prestigious Film at Lincoln Center, one of the major arts organisations in the US. 

What a moment: The blonde beauty later became emotional as she took to the stage to accept the Honorary Cesar award

What a moment: The blonde beauty later became emotional as she took to the stage to accept the Honorary Cesar award

Moved: Cate swatted away tears as she made a speech upon winning the gong

Moved: Cate swatted away tears as she made a speech upon winning the gong  

Touching: To sign off, The Lord of the Rings star sweetly blew a kiss to audience members watching on

Touching: To sign off, The Lord of the Rings star sweetly blew a kiss to audience members watching on

Winner: In her early 50s, Cate is the second youngest recipient of the prize, which is the highest honour presented by the prestigious Film at Lincoln Center, one of the major arts organisations in the US

Winner: In her early 50s, Cate is the second youngest recipient of the prize, which is the highest honour presented by the prestigious Film at Lincoln Center, one of the major arts organisations in the US

The award, which was founded in 1972 and is named after Charlie Chaplin, is given to recognise the career and contribution of artists who left their mark on the medium.

The prize has been awarded 47 times. Previous winners include Helen Mirren, Meryl Streep, Robert de Niro and Tom Hanks, the youngest to accept it. 

Announcing the news in the Hollywood Reporter on February 18, a spokesperson from Film Lincoln Center said that it would be a privilege to dedicate an evening of celebration to Cate. 

Pretty: Cate finished off her red carpet look with her blonde locks styled into soft waves

Pretty: Cate finished off her red carpet look with her blonde locks styled into soft waves

Star power: She opted for a dewy make-up palette, which included a coral lipstick

Star power: She opted for a dewy make-up palette, which included a coral lipstick

A special prize: Announcing the news in the Hollywood Reporter on February 18, a spokesperson from Film Lincoln Center said that it would be a privilege to dedicate an evening of celebration to Cate

A special prize: Announcing the news in the Hollywood Reporter on February 18, a spokesperson from Film Lincoln Center said that it would be a privilege to dedicate an evening of celebration to Cate

Smiles: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button actress smiles as she made her way down the red carpet

Smiles: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button actress smiles as she made her way down the red carpet

‘Ms. Blanchett’s career includes extraordinary performances in films ranging from small independent efforts to major studio franchises.’ 

Blanchett has worked tirelessly for the last 25 years racking up dozens of credits in theatre, film and TV.

A regular on the global awards circuit, Cate has received major prizes from all over the world, including two Oscars, three BAFTAs, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, an Order of Australia, and in France a Chevalier, for her contribution to the arts. 

Well heeled: She added a pair of glossy black heels to her look. Pictured with Thierry Fremaux

Well heeled: She added a pair of glossy black heels to her look. Pictured with Thierry Fremaux

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