What’s This Bit of Paisley Doing on Cate Blanchett’s Dress?

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Actress Cate Blanchett attends the "Uncle Vanya" Cast Photo Call at New York City Center on July 21, 2012 in New York City.
Cate Blanchett. Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

Cate Blanchett wore a dress from Givenchy's resort 2013 collection to the Uncle Vanya photo call in New York City on Saturday afternoon. She accessorized with Roger Vivier lace-up booties.

What do you think of the paisley fabric on the left side of Cate's dress? Is it distracting? Or an interesting break from the black and white?