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Empowering, Elegant, Activist: Emma Watson

Taking control and empowering everyone, Emma Watson has been making a difference all around the world. The British actress, globally known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series and more recently her role as Belle in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast (among other accomplishments), has made an even bigger name for herself through her activist actions, speaking up on behalf of the feminist community through a number of gender-equality campaigns.

For her courageous and inspiring acts, ELLE UK cast Watson as their March cover star and dubbed her the ‘Woman Of The Year’ for the ELLE Style Awards 2017. “It wasn’t about me necessarily proving anything,” Watson told the magazine when asked about her year away from the screen to focus on activism. “I was just thinking that I have this year to myself, so let’s see what we can do to ‘move the needle’ and make a difference.”

In today’s society, more and more people are finding the courage to stand up for what they believe in. From Lady Gaga’s larger-than-life statements to Prabal Gurung’s protest tees, the voice of the people is being heard – and louder than ever before. Emma Watson continues to remain strong in herself and her beliefs and encourages us to do the same. An icon of beauty and forever inspiration to us, and arguably for the rest of the world as well, our N.Y. Editor’s took the time to compile a few of Emma’s top looks (and moments) just for you.


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