Beauty Crush: Evan Rachel Wood's Purple Smoky Eyes

Celebrity Beauty Sep. 28, 2011 AT 3:22PM
Beauty Crush: Evan Rachel Wood's Purple Smoky Eyes Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty

Purple reign!

When it comes to mixing rock-and-roll edge with sophisticated chic, Evan Rachel Wood is a seasoned style pro.

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The 24-year-old actress demonstrated her knack for seamlessly combining the two at the Beverly Hills Ides of March premiere on Tuesday, where she paired a sleek white tailored YSL pantsuit with an edgy black bustier top, plus shimmering purple smoky eye makeup to boot.

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It's common to load up on black and grey shadows to create the smoldering makeup look, which is why we love that Wood switched things up with sparkling violet hues to create her come-hither, sultry eyes. Not to mention, it's rare that blue/gray-eyed girls like the actress experiment with purple shades -- they tend to fall on the brown-eyed girl end of the spectrum.

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To recreate Wood's look, try Maybelline New York Eye Studio Colour Explosion shadow palette in Amethyst Ablazed ($8.99,

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