Emma Watson channels 'Beauty and the Beast' character Belle in yellow Dior gown

Emma Watson just had the princess moment we've all been waiting for.

The "Beauty and the Beast" actress hosted an event at the Lincoln Center on Monday where she talked to kids about one of her favorite subjects: books! And while Watsons' previous press tour outfits have stolen the show every single time, this one may be her most magical yet.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Emma Watson, who stars as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, shares her love of books with children from The NY Film Society for Kids at Lincoln Center's Francesca Beale Theater on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Emma Watson, who stars as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, shares her love of books with children from The NY Film Society for Kids at Lincoln Center's Francesca Beale Theater on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Emma Watson, who stars as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, shares her love of books with children from The NY Film Society for Kids at Lincoln Center's Francesca Beale Theater on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Emma Watson, who stars as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, shares her love of books with children from The NY Film Society for Kids at Lincoln Center's Francesca Beale Theater on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actress Emma Watson attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actress Emma Watson attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actress Emma Watson attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actress Emma Watson attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Jeremie Harris attends the 'Beauty and the Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Mariah Strongin attends the 'Beauty and the Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Todd Lieberman attends the 'Beauty and the Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Audra McDonald who plays Madame Garderobe in Disney�s Beauty and the Beast holds a Judith Leiber book bag inspired by the film at Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Disney )
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Model Megan Williams attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actor Dan Stevens attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Singer Susie Hariet with husband, actor Dan Stevens attend the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Jill Goodacre and Harry Connick Jr. attend the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actor Sir Ian McKellen attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
Ashley Haas attends the New York special screening of Disney's live-action adaptation 'Beauty and the Beast' at Alice Tully Hall on March 13, 2017 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Linda Larkin attends the 'Beauty and the Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Gilbert Gottfried attends the New York Screening of 'Beauty And The Beast' at Alice Tully Hall on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Christopher Kane and Livia Firth attend the New York Screening of 'Beauty And The Beast' at Alice Tully Hall on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Model Mariah Strongin attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Actor Ewan McGregor attends the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Alan F. Horn attends the 'Beauty and the Beast' New York screening at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: Boogie Tillmon, Betty Parker and Trey Parker attend the 'Beauty And The Beast' New York Screening at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on March 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
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The brunette beauty channeled her fairy tale character, wearing a yellow Dior Haute Couture gown with a sweeping full skirt and draped neck. She wore her tresses back in a sophisticated low bun and showed a hint of color on her lips. Absolutely gorgeous!

Later that day, the former "Harry Potter" star arrived to the film's screening in a floor-length black dress that tastefully showed skin with a subtle slit on the leg. She also flaunted the sophisticated cutout detailing on her dress in several shots with her back to the cameras. Watson is totally lovin' the low-bun, red lip combo as she sported a similar look from her event earlier in the day.

The actress rocked a similar dark look for the Disney remake's premiere in Los Angeles earlier in the month, wearing a black jumpsuit with a eye-catching neckline.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Emma Watson attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Emma Watson is seen signing autographs for fans as she arrives at the premiere of 'Beauty and the Beast' on March 02, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Singer Celine Dion arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Model Chrissy Teigen arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Model Chrissy Teigen and musician/husband John Legend arrive for the Premiere Of Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast' held at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Javier Bardem arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Matt Damon and Luciana Bozan Barroso attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Luke Evans arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Richard Kind attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Dan Stevens and Susie Hariet arrive for the Premiere Of Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast' held at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Chazz Palminteri attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Jean Smart (R) attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Mario Lopez, Courtney Laine Mazza and Gia Francesca Lopez attend Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Director Bill Condon attends the world premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Aubrey Plaza arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Singer Toni Braxton arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Dancer Allison Holker (L) and Stephen Laurel 'tWitch' Boss (R) attend Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Dancer Allison Holker attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Paige O'Hara arrives a the Premiere Of Disney's 'Beauty And The Beast' at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actress Skai Jackson attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actress Carly Schroeder attends the world premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
TV personality Louise Roe attends the world premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Audra McDonald attends the world premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw attends the world premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Katie Aselton attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Amber Midthunder attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Keegan Allen attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Comedian Colleen Ballinger attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Aimee Carrero attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Marsai Martin attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Host Jackie Miranne attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Mckenna Grace attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Rosanna Pansino attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Cameron Boyce attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Julia Butters attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Musician Kevin Ray attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Liz Hernandez attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Booboo Stewart attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Peyton Elizabeth Lee attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Joshua Rush attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Asher Angel attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Sofia Wylie attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Producer Matt Sullivan attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Niki Kloss attends Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' premiere at El Capitan Theatre on March 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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"Beauty and the Beast" hits theaters nationwide on March 17.

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