Playing this role, fashion was my way of expressing myself away from that school uniform. When I got the chance to dress myself, I was so thrilled to be able to be Emma and show a different side of myself, she told WWD.
Maybe I would never have been this interested in fashion if I hadnt played that role for so long and sometimes felt so constrained by being identified with her so much. I mean, I just wasnt allowed to do anything: wasnt allowed to cut my hair, put on nail varnish, tan, wear a bra that made my boobs in any way look [larger], have any flesh showing, wear any makeup when I was playing Hermione. I always had to back-comb my hair She looks too pretty, take down the blush or the mascara, take it off. Fashion was my rebellion.
With our tally noting that Watson racked up fashion credits including Carven, Calvin Klein Collection, Dion Lee, Marios Schwab, Rafael Lopez and three Burberry Bespoke trenches over the past week, it seems rebellion has never been so stylish.More