Yes, this looks like three outfits in one: evening gown on the bottom, Trendy Top in the middle and S&M blacklight orgy on top.
Yes, this is part of a collection that designers refer to as "resort," a category so obnoxious it makes us want to light Necker Island on fire.
It works. Cate Blanchett's owning it. She knew to essentially scrap the accessories, except for a single beaded bracelet and stud earrings. And it's also a smart choice for anyone hoping to remind the planet that, no, she actually is not a fairy queen living in a forest with talking trees.
So shoot us. Or just fire off your own opinion in the comments.