As Hermione Granger in Harry Potter, Emma Watson wore her fair share of wizard robes. For her role as Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action film, Beauty and the Beast, the actress rocked upgraded versions of the character’s signature yellow dress and swoon-worthy ball gown. Today, the star brought a dose of that movie magic to life with her latest look.
At the U.K. premiere of Beauty and the Beast, Watson strutted down the red carpet in a positively enchanting Emilia Wickstead gown. The off-the-shoulder dress and the flowing cape made the 26-year-old look like real-life royalty. She kept the rest of her look simple with a small pair of hoop earrings by Brooklyn-based jewelry line Catbird. According to her new Instagram account, The Press Tour, the bespoke gown was made from end-of-line fabric that was produced in Italy. The best part: It was created in the designer’s London atelier by an all-female team.
Last weekend, Watson created the account to capture all the eco-conscious looks she’ll be sporting while promoting her new film. With the help of her stylist, Rebecca Corbin-Murray, the actress has posted looks by Oscar de la Renta, Louis Vuitton, and Stella McCartney. Each post includes a breakdown of what make the outfit eco-friendly, as well as a seal of approval by sustainability brand consultancy Eco Age.
Tonight was a special screening of @beautyandthebeast in London. The film was shown at the Odeon Leicester Square cinema to 1,600 people after a reception at the stunning Spencer House 🌹 Bespoke @emiliawickstead structural, off-the-shoulder gown with inverted pleat train. The gown is made from end-of-line fabric sourced from a family-run, London business specialising in couture fabrics, and produced in Italy. These unwanted fabric pieces have been given a new lease of life; often irregular quantities of surplus or end-of-line fabrics cannot be sold and are destroyed. This piece was created in Emilia Wickstead's London atelier, by an all-female team. Earrings are from @catbirdnyc, whose pieces are handmade in Brooklyn. Dress validated by @ecoage #ecoloves Skin prepped with @demamielskin Dewy Facial Mist, @tataharper Repairative Moisturiser and @decleoruk Aromessence Neroli Hydrating Oil Serum. De Mamiel mist is made from ingredients sourced and blended in the UK, in small batches to maintain the vitality of each natural ingredient. Tata Harper are verified by PETA that neither the brand nor its ingredient suppliers conduct, commission, or pay for any tests on animals for ingredients, formulations, or finished products. Decléor serum is a blend of naturally derived ingredients such as neroli and sandalwood and free from mineral oils and parabens. Foundation is @inikaorganic's BB Cream, which is certified organic, vegan and not tested on animals. Concealer is the @rmsbeauty "Un" Cover-Up made from organic coconut, jojoba and cacao oil and mineral colours. Cheeks are @iliabeauty A Fine Romance Multi-Stick which is gluten-free and then finished with Inika's Mineral Mattifying Powder, blended from silica, corn, tapioca and rice powders instead of talc, which face powders have traditionally been based on. Beauty brands verified by @contentbeauty
A vocal proponent of sustainable fashion, Watson recently turned heads when she wore a custom Louis Vuitton dress by Nicolas Ghesquière. Made from recycled plastic bottles, the asymmetrical number featured a gathered skirt reminiscent of Belle’s countryside dress.
We can’t wait to see more of Watson’s innovative and inspiring looks on the red carpet.