It was a challenge worthy of her stylish status.
For the first time since getting her pixie crop, Emma Watson hit the red carpet this week.
And all eyes were on the young actress to see what glamorous spin she would put on her new look.
She pulled it off with aplomb - stealing the show in a midnight blue, one-sleeved velvet dress by French fashion house Vionnet.
Her deep rouge lips and bold accessories completed the 20-year-old's immaculate appearance – which stood in deep contrast to her two Harry Potter co-stars, who had taken a considerably more casual approach to their wardrobe.
Emma, Daniel Radcliffe, 21, and Rupert Grint, 22, were at London's Claridge's Hotel for a special reception to mark Warner Bros' purchase of Leavesden Studios, the British home of Harry Potter.
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