Since hitting the big time with the lead role in An Education back in 2009, 25-year-old Carey Mulligan has rarely been out of the style pages. Wearing names from Bottega Veneta to Prada, we've watched as the young actress has discovered her personal style and sparked a major hair trend with her 60s pixie hairstyle. Take a look at her style evolution below.
Looking fresh-faced in a green and black ensemble at the British Independent Film Awards
Earning her style stripes in a mustard-hewed cropped sleeve shift for the 59th Berlin Film Festival - and sporting the beginnings of the hairstyle that would spark a thousand copycats
Brightening up the New York premiere of Vogue documentary The September Issue in a floral dress by Thakoon
Adding a touch of hippy chick to her floor-skimming Nina Ricci with a cute headband at the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards
In silk printed Prada at the 25th Santa Barbara International Film Festival
As her star rose, Carey ditched the brunette look in favour of stricking blonde. Here she wears Vionnet at the The Orange British Academy Film Awards
Channeling the 1950s in sunshine yellow Bottega Veneta at the Everlon Diamond Knot Collection Event in Hollywood
Proving she's not adverse to making a style statement, Carey wore this off-beat Vionnet maxi dress to the London premiere of Never Let Me Go
Looking fierce in a black-sequinned Chanel dress and shrug at the 7th Annual CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards in New York
Looking lovely in prim, purple Prada at the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala - and with her pixie crop starting to grow out.