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Inspired by…Emma Watson


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All About Em

Emma Watson made her professional acting debut as Hermione Granger in the film “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. Emma’s fame quickly skyrocketed and according to IMDB, at the age of fifteen, she became the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine.

I’ll admit, I’m a Harry Potter buff, so when the first Harry Potter movie came out I was very skeptical of how the characters were going to be portrayed. I thought Emma did an exceptional job of capturing Hermione’s persona! However, since I only knew Emma Watson from the films, it was tough for me to mentally separate her persona from her role as Hermione Granger.

Then, I started seeing Emma in magazines, and I noticed her style was super classy and cute. I know it’s silly, but I finally realized that Emma is not Hermione…she’s actually her own person with her own style and life outside of Harry Potter. I think a great in-print appearance that demonstrates this is Emma as the face of Burberry’s Fall 2009 campaign (see more below!)

Inspired by Hermione Granger

So maybe wearing wizardry robes isn’t an option in real-life schools. However, there are several times where Emma’s character Hermione actually wears “normal” clothes throughout the movies! As Hermione, Emma frequently wears casual basics such as khaki slacks, striped long sleeves, and simple jewelry.

If you like Hermione’s hair, try putting some curling mousse in your hair while it’s still wet. Then either air dry your hair or flip your head over and blow dry your hair. If you use a flat or round brush to blow dry your hair, it might be more resistant to retaining curls, so try to refrain! Side part your hair and use a 1 inch curling iron on 1 inch sections of hair to get great ringlets! Lightly spray with hairspray and go! Also, Hermione frequently pins her bangs to the side with a bobby pin!

Hermione granger
-Photos from IMDB-

If you like the casual, relaxed look of Hermione Granger, here’s an affordable outfit I think you’ll like!

Hermione granger outfit

Product Information: Rugby Scarf- American Eagle, Charleston Khaki Trouser- Alloy, Cable Knit Sweater- Old Navy, White Converse Sneakers- Nordstrom, Harry Potter Necklace- WB Shop, Khaki Messenger Bag- Target

Inspired by Emma Watson for Burberry

For Burberry’s Fall 2009 campaign, Emma turned up the volume with blonde highlights, smokey eye shadow, and straight-yet-wind-blown locks. Emma wore Burberry’s classic heavy trench coats and appeared to be carrying oversized Burberry totes.

emma watson for burberry
-Photos belong to Burberry, found through The Cut-

Since we can’t all afford Burberry, here’s a London-chic outfit inspired by the campaign!

emma watson for burberry outfit

Product Information: Belted Trench Coat- Debenhams, Large Black Tote- American Apparel, Skinny Jeans- Kohl’s, Rocket Dog Black Flats- Delias, 3/4 Sleeve Top- Forever 21, Smokey Eye Kit- Ulta

Want More?

For more on Emma Watson, check out her website! She has a collection of different magazine covers she has appeared on, some biographical information, and an online journal where she discusses life at Brown University, as well as some aspects of her acting career!

Feelin’ Inspired?

Do you like Emma Watson’s style? Are their any magazine appearances of hers that you really liked? Let us know what you think!

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37 Responses to “Inspired by…Emma Watson”

  1. 1
    December 7th, 2009 at 11:20 am

    I loved Emma at the Burberry campaign. She looks amazing!
    I feel that you missed Emma’s style… I mean, when no one is telling her what to wear. Her street style, which I think is amazing too and shows her real style. Like this photo, she looks very basic, but the bag is amazing and spices up the whole outfit.

    Great review on Hermione’s style too! :)

  2. 2
    December 7th, 2009 at 11:44 am

    What Emma wore for a movie role and an ad campaign is not an accurate portrayal of how she really dresses. That said, I’ve never been interested in her. I love Harry Potter, don’t get me wrong, but I feel like Emma does dress a lot like her character Hermoine (and Hermoine is supposed to be nerdy!) in the way of minimalism. She doesn’t really have a sense of style. Occasionally, a stylist will pick something nice for her, but it’s just that. Nice. It’s not special or muse worthy.

    I hope who ever does the article on Zooey Deschanel really brings it, because I love Zooey as a fashion icon and I’d hate to see her portrayed as anything less than what she is, adorable.

  3. 3
    December 7th, 2009 at 12:03 pm

    She is so gorgeous! This Burberry campaign is awesome.
    Also like the bag on Hermione´s style :)

    I think I´ll browse her online journal

  4. 4
    December 7th, 2009 at 12:11 pm

    I love Emma, and I agree with Valeria. Her red carpet wear and day to day style is AWESOME, and that’s what I was excited to see you cover when I first was the post title.

    Sort of disappointed. :-/

  5. 5
    December 7th, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    i am a big fan of emma and have been in love with most of her clothes for appearances, but i just wish you would have included some of those. if anyone else is is thinking the same thing, you should check out, they are renovating the site, so they don’t have as much stuff up as usual, but they have guides for many of her appearances.

  6. 6
    December 7th, 2009 at 12:53 pm

    She is way too cute for words. :3

    She’s a pretty good actress, a very snazzy dresser, and I love that after Harry Potter she plans on going to college and furthering her education.

  7. 7
    December 7th, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    oh, and i do like the part about Hermione’s style, not many people analyze her style very much. i am not going to lie, it will probably be very useful seeing as i tend to dress like Hermione for about a month after each of the movies come out.

  8. 8
    December 7th, 2009 at 1:29 pm

    I love Emma Watson both as Hermione and herself! XD I really enjoyed when she “broke” into the fashion world and started popping up because of the great stuff she wore. I really should look into more of her stuff.

  9. 9
    December 7th, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    I agree with some of the others. I was really excited about this feature, particularly because I hear Emma Watson referred to as a style muse so often, but I’ve seen very few features on her own personal style. I wish you would have included a section on her own style, separate from the characters she portrays as well as her appearances in photography shoots for designers. Her own style is actually quite functional and easy to imitate for the college girl on a budget, would have liked to see some suggestions along those lines!

  10. 10
    December 7th, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    I absolutely LOVE Emma Watson’s style!! It’s so classy and so fresh compared to other celebrities’ styles. I really like the recent Teen Vogue magazine appearance that she did over the summer, I thought it was really cool.

  11. 11
    December 7th, 2009 at 3:09 pm

    i never thought you could do a Fashion inspiration article on Hermione! I never considered the clothes she wears in the films are anything close to fashion to be honest, but i actually like the outfit you put together! it’s really practicle, and i did get inspired by it ;)

    I also love the site you put up there, i really really love looking through the magazines she was in. Love those looks, she looks amazing! and i think she has really improved in her modeling ability :P

    However, I’d love to see more of fashion inspiration from her personal style…like how she appears in magazines, red carpet or just her street look. I feel like this article doesn’t really address fashion inspired by Emma Watson herself. I hope we get to see more :D!!!

  12. 12
    December 7th, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    Ooohhh…. I love Emma Watson! I like that she has a pretty simplistic, classic style. Simple doesn’t always mean boring, which she most certainly isnt! You should have featured other pictures of her, from some of her other magazine editorials, perhaps italian vogue and british elle? I love that you featured an actress who isn’t always in the press, who is talented, and is smart on top of all that!

  13. 13
    December 7th, 2009 at 4:03 pm

    I adoore Emma ‘ style! She’s soo classy and always looks good no matter what she ‘s wearing! I wish i had the sense of style she got!

  14. 14
    December 7th, 2009 at 4:12 pm

    I feel like you missed the mark on this article. What Emma Watson wears in a film and in an ad campaign isn’t an accurate depiction of her own style. There are plenty of pictures of her in “street clothes” or on red carpets that you could have drawn inspiration from.

  15. 15
    December 7th, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    Hermoine Granger isn’t Emma Watson. I would like more of Emma since she dresses so well on the Red Carpet.

  16. 16
    December 7th, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    I’d like to put my two cents in in favor of this article…I love Emma’s Burberry ads (actually, I just flat-out love Burberry!) and turns out I’m a fan of Hermione’s style as well – I didn’t even know until I saw this post, but I dig her casual look as well. I’ll definitely be checking out the links. Rock on!

  17. 17
    December 7th, 2009 at 6:02 pm

    This was adequate for Hermione and Burberry, but where is EMMA’S style?? As previous commenters have said, she has really good personal style and I was expecting a breakdown of that when I saw the title, not Hermione Granger’s style (does she even have style?).

  18. 18
    December 7th, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    I think that first photo of Emma is personally really unflattering. There’s also a ton of editorials and close-ups on Emma, if you’ve looked at fabsugar, or just google “Emma Watson: Google Images” so there really should’ve been a larger focus on Emma’s style, since that is the focus of the series.

    This is my favorite outfit from her. Perhaps you could do some fashion analysis of this and her other outfits in a later post, since she’s very individual.


  19. 19
    December 8th, 2009 at 1:24 am

    Hey everyone! Thanks for the feedback. I decided to do a Part II to this article that will focus exclusively on Emma’s style. Please check back soon! xoxo

  20. 20
    December 8th, 2009 at 7:51 am

    Awesome! i can’t wait for your part II :)

  21. 21
    December 8th, 2009 at 8:59 am

    J’adore Emma Watson. I’d love to read more posts about her style :).

  22. 22
    December 8th, 2009 at 10:33 am

    Love this post! I wouldn’t normally wear the things Hermione does, but it’s still a cute and practical look.

    Do you think you could do a few more Potter related posts? Perhaps Bonnie Wright/Ginny Weasley or Evanna Lynch/Luna Lovegood (although admittedly Luna’s style might not be to everyone’s tastes)

    I’m looking forward to the second part of your Emma Watson style article. I quite like the way she dresses when she’s out and about casually.

  23. 23
    December 8th, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    When it comes to Emmas style, I’m kinda confused. I remember her being 14 and wearing granny dresses or jackets made for a woman 20 years older than she was at that time. Maybe she got a better stylist or maybe she just developped an interesting personal style (how many 14 years old girls can say they really have any personal style?) – lets see in the second part of this article.

  24. 24
    December 8th, 2009 at 6:47 pm

    The Burberry ads are amazing- she looks so sophisticated!

  25. 25
    December 23rd, 2009 at 12:57 pm

    I love Harry Potter and Emma Watson is such a great actor. I really really want the Hogwarts necklace!!!

  26. 26
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  27. 27
    September 3rd, 2010 at 10:07 am

    I am a big Emma fan.She always appears so put together.My 11 year old granddaughter is a look alike.Dresses to look like Emma.Emma is a fin actress.Can anyone tell me more about THE HERMIONE line of outdoor apparel?

  28. 28
    January 6th, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    Love the look

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