16 Times Emma Watson's Red Carpet Style Surprised Us (in the Best Way)

In the upcoming Beauty and the Beast film, Emma Watson plays the independent, headstrong, and thoughtful Belle. In real life, Emma is equally inspiring, championing women's rights through He for She, and promoting sustainable fashion through her new Instagram endeavor, @the_press_tour. Emma is taking the opportunity to share the details about her BATB tour outfits, noting how each piece is made and raising awareness about eco-friendly clothing.

And while we've all been following along on her latest tour, we must note that we've had a longstanding love for Emma's red carpet looks. With the help of stylist Sarah Slutsky, Emma has never shied away from the unexpected, swapping gowns for cool trousers, or picking a dress with heart-stopping details. 

She may be just 26, but Watson is already offering up major inspiration both on the red carpet and in life. Read on for a look at Emma Watson's best red carpet style moments!