Emma Watson Scoops Woman Of The Year Title At GQ Awards

Emma Watson dared to bare in a fashion-forward ensemble as she was crowned Woman of the Year at Tuesday's event at the Royal Opera House

Emma Watson dared to bare in a fashion-forward ensemble as she was crowned Woman of the Year at Tuesday’s event at the Royal Opera House.

The Bling Ring star, who’s known for her stylish and out-of-the-box red carpet choices, chose a sculptural ivory bolero top with dramatic shoulder detail and black high-waist trousers from Balenciaga Resort 2014 for the occasion, flaunting inches of seriously toned abs in the bold ensemble.

She wore her hair in a chic Heidi braid updo, while flushed cheeks and a rosy pout completed the look.

Actor Tom Hiddleston presented Emma with the accolade at GQ’s Men of the Year Awards 2013, which drew stars like Jessie J, Rita Ora, Elton John, Eddie Redmayne, Justin Timberlake and Tom Ford.

Emma Watson recently opened up to Entertainment Weekly magazine about why she quit acting for a period post-Harry Potter, explaining:

‘For a while I kind of bought into the hype of, “Will they ever be able to play anything else?”

‘It gave me a sense of paralysis and stage fright for a while. And then a professor told me that they didn’t think I should act, either.

‘So I was really grappling with it and wasn’t feeling good about it. And then, I don’t know… it got so bad and people had put me in a box so much that it started pissing me off.

“I suddenly wanted to prove them wrong. It gave me fuel, in a way. I’m not sure why that shift happened.”

Well, she’s certainly shown there’s a lot more to her than Hermione Granger.

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