Alicia Vikander Shows Lara Croft's Softer Side on the Red Carpet

No grime-smeared face here.
By Whitney Bauck ,
Alicia Vikander at the London premiere of "Tomb Raider." Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

Alicia Vikander may play the rough-and-tumble action hero Lara Croft in her new film "Tomb Raider," but at the red carpet premiere in London last night, she put forth a much sweeter image. Wearing a custom floral Louis Vuitton dress with diamond-encrusted Dauphin jewelry and simple strappy heels, Vikander looked a far cry from her bow-and-arrow-wielding character.

Behold: red eyeliner! Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images

From afar, her red-carpet makeup seemed quite tame — glowing skin, peachy lips — but closer inspection revealed a hint of red under her cat-eye eyeliner, applied by her makeup artist Kelly Cornwell. Combined with a sectioned, rope-like ponytail featuring multiple elastics styled (the work of hairstylist George Northwood), the beauty look felt sophisticated and subtly unexpected. 

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