Get the Look: Amanda Seyfried's Braided Crown & Smoky Shadow


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Amanda Seyfried clearly got word of the grumbles and groans over her less-than-stellar look at the Les Miserables world premiere—it wasn't only her, did you see what the rest of the cast was wearing?—because whoa did she bring it last night.

The actress commanded attention at the New York Les Mis premiere, for all the right reasons this time, in a black-and-gold embroidered-bodice Alexander McQueen gown. Edgy cat-eye makeup and a high braided bun played up both the mysterious and romantic facets of her dress:

Here's an up-close peek at her beauty look:



Translate Seyfried's Les Mis look into a more everyday-appropriate style by dialing down the volume and thickness of your plait. Slick hair back, like the actress, by running smoothing cream through your mane, then braid hair into smaller, easier-to-manage bun. (Click here for a step-by-step braided bun tutorial.)

Next, give your romantic hairdo vixen-like edge with a serious cat-eye a la Seyfried. Urban Decay's Naked2 Eye Palette ($50 at Sephora.com) has the smoldering copper, gray, and black shadows you'll need to amp up the drama.

Urban Decay Naked2 Eye Palette, $50 at Sephora.com

For laser-like precision while drawing the outline of your cat-eye, use an angled brush like Trish McEvoy's Angled Eye-Lining Brush #50 ($25 at NeimanMarcus.com). It'll make your lines looked more defined and, thus, super-sultry.

How do you feel about Seyfried's look last night? Is it better or worse than her Les Mis look from London? We're dying to know! Share your thoughts in the comments, below.
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