Emma Watson and Other Celebrities Who Wore Red on International Women’s Day

Paint the town red!

Female celebs were out in full force yesterday in honour of International Women’s Day (IWD), and their outfits all had one thing in common—the colour red. The organizers of the Women’s March on Washington launched a new campaign, Day Without Women, encouraging women around the world to strike from work and wear red on March 8th to show their solidarity with the movement. Hillary Clinton got the memo; she wore a pantsuit in this powerful hue for her speech at the Girls Inc. luncheon in New York. Hollywood sprung into action, too.

Emma Watson posted a selfie sitting in the back of a car wearing a red sweater and matching beret, while holding a copy of New York Times bestseller My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem. “Today I’m a red-striking ninja book-fairy out to spread some wise women’s words. Happy International Women’s Day!” she captioned the shot.

Khloé Kardashian posted a pic on Instagram wearing a sexy body-con red dress featuring a plunging neckline. Her makeup was glowy perfection with an emphasis on lashes and glossy lips.

#InternationalWomensDay ❤️

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Brie Larson wore a ruby red halter-neck gown to the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie Kong: Skull Island.

Thank you Los Angeles!!! 🚨🚨🚨 @kongskullislandmovie #internationalwomensday

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Kerry Washington was on set at work, but took a few minutes in between takes to pose in a red sweatshirt and matching sunnies in celebration of IWD. “At work to support my bad*ss boss lady and all the women in our work world but I’m wearing red in solidarity with my sisters! #ADayWithoutAWoman #womensmarch #Resist,” she captioned the shot. ICYMI: Washington’s “bad*ass boss lady” is Shonda Rimes.

Eva Longoria teamed a bright red top featuring a cool cut-out with a pencil skirt and killer heels for a panel discussion on women in the workforce at an International Women’s Day event.

Anne Hathaway was outfitted in red, too, for her speech at the United Nations. Wearing a wrap dress in this power hue, the A-list actress passionately spoke about maternity leave and motherhood. “The assumption and common practice that women and girls look after the home and the family is a stubborn and very real stereotype that not only discriminates against women, but limits men’s participation and connection within the family and society. Why do we continue to undervalue fathers and overburden mothers? Paid parental leave is not about taking days off work. It’s about creating the freedom to define roles, to choose how to invest time and to establish new positive cycles of behavior,” she said during her 12-minute address. Watch Hathaway’s entire speech here.

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Katy Perry started celebrating several days before IWD. For her iHeart Music Awards performance on Sunday, March 5, the pop star rocked out in a red fringed Stella McCartney look. It’s the kind of look that makes a girl want to get up and 💃💃💃.

Bout to shimmy in @stellamccartney for the #iHeartAwards @iheartradio. Tune in now!

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