Emma Watson broke the red carpet rules at the Beauty & The Beast LA premiere

What she wore was unexpected

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What she wore was unexpected

Just when we were getting used to Emma Watson dressing like a princess for the Beauty & The Beast press tour, she just went and surprised us.

Attending the LA premiere of the movie, she wore something very unexpected indeed: a jumpsuit.

She is one of many actresses to shun conventions and wear trousers on the red carpet, following in the (stylish) footsteps of Emma Stone, Scarlett Johanson, Meryl Streep and Naomie Harris.

The stylish black Oscar de La Renta jumpsuit featured a structural v-neck and cropped leg, and she teamed it with matching Burberry pumps.

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But don’t be too disappointed, she did add a few references to Belle in her outfit, such as a gold rose belt and hair jewellery.

The 26-year-old actress has been absolutely nailing it in the fashion stakes of late, donning the most intricate gowns by the likes of Elie Saab, Emilia Wickstead and Louis Vuitton to promote her latest film.

We can’t wait to see which look she surprises us with next...

Penny Goldstone

Penny Goldstone is the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire, covering everything from catwalk trends to royal fashion and the latest high street and Instagram must-haves.

Penny grew up in France and studied languages and law at the Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris before moving to the UK for her MA in multimedia journalism at Bournemouth University. She moved to the UK permanently and has never looked back (though she does go back regularly to stock up on cheese and wine).

Although she's always loved fashion - she used to create scrapbooks of her favourite trends and looks, including Sienna Miller and Kate Moss' boho phase - her first job was at MoneySavingExpert.com, sourcing the best deals for everything from restaurants to designer sales.

However she quit after two years to follow her true passion, fashion journalism, and after many years of internships and freelance stints at magazines including Red, Cosmopolitan, Stylist and Good Housekeeping, landed her dream job as the Digital Fashion Editor at Marie Claire UK.

Her favourite part of the job is discovering new brands and meeting designers, and travelling the world to attend events and fashion shows. Seeing her first Chanel runway IRL at Paris Fashion Week was a true pinch-me moment.