Cate Blanchett will receive the Lacoste Spotlight Award at the 18th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDGA) on February 23, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The award honors outstanding actors with a heightened awareness of the role and importance of costume design. Blanchett will be recognized for her talent and status within the costume design community, which includes her collaboration with designers. Most recently, Blanchett stars alongside Rooney Mara in Carol, directed by Todd Haynes and based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt.