Emily Blunt Reveals Her Red Carpet-Ready Strategy

12/03/2010 at 04:30 PM ET

Emily Blunt Harper's Bazaar UK
Paola Kudacki/Courtesy Harper’s Bazaar

Fans of The Devil Wears Prada love to hate Emily Blunt‘s neurotic, die-for-fashion character; but in real life, the self-deprecating star is far from high-strung when it comes to her personal style. “I never have any idea [about what I’m wearing],” she confesses to Harper’s Bazaar UK. “I’ll look at several things and make a choice. But I’m much more excited by fashion than I was before The Devil Wears Prada.” In fact, working with stylist and designer Patricia Field on that movie changed her perception: “I could finally see how artistic and an extension of someone’s personality fashion can be.” Emily graces the magazine’s January issue, resplendent in a blue fringed Tom Ford dress, among a host of 70s glamour-inspired outfits by Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. No one would ever guess from the gorgeous multi-page spread that looking good didn’t always come naturally for the English beauty. “I used to look like a deer in headlights on the red carpet,” the straight-talking actress admits. “You step out of the car and it’s bedlam. Everyone’s got crazy eyes. Now, I have a martini before I leave – just to take the edge off it.” With two huge movies (Gulliver’s Travels and The Adjustment Bureau) to promote, we’re sure the newlywed will look radiant on the red carpet. For the full feature interview, visit harpersbazaar.co.uk, or pick up the January issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK. –-Hana Choi

Emily Blunt Harper's Bazaar UK
Paola Kudacki/Courtesy Harper’s Bazaar

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Emily on

I love her… she’s beautiful, classy, and a great actress as well. Very natural.

jumbybird on

Great example to set. Why doesn’t just smoke a blunt?

julb on

i hate her for marrying John Krasinski. he’s waaaayy too good for her..

Karen on

@jumbybird – Last I checked alcohol wasn’t an illegal substance, so why compare her saying she has A martini to smoking a joint? Dramatic much?

California on

Fell in love with her after The Young Victoria. Very beautiful and talented woman!

lipstick on

Emily is beyond being beautiful! I met her at a screening and party, and she is really charming,very down to earth, and vibrant! she appears to be very much in love, with her husband, and is very talented! I highly recommend “The Young Victoria” of which is indeed a Fab film, and very much a womans film.

Canada Girl on

HATE her…she broke Michael Buble’s heart!

Jon on

Interesting to hear, I like The PHOTOS, and Emily Blunt looks great on The January Issue of Harper’s Baazar!

Another Canadian GIrl on

Hey Canada Girl, you need to re-check your information. She did not break Michael Buble’s heart, more like he broke hers-by cheating on her! And if you do your research you find that there were photo’s to prove it. The guy was a jerk and she is a lovely girl who is much better off without him.

Agustina on

@Canada Girl: She didn’t break Michael Bublé’s heart. He cheated on her.

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