And putting on quite a show as she took a stroll around Farmers Market in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Lily Collins gave photographers the long and short of her stylish picks.
Strutting along in a pair of tiny leather shorts, the 24-year-old proved she has what it takes to be the leading lady of the next generation of fantasy films.
Gorgeous: Lily Collins put on a leggy display on Wednesday as she took a stroll through Farmers Market in Los Angeles
The long and short of it: Lily donned a pair of leather shorts for her afternoon walk
With her leggy display in full swing, Collins topped her look with a black vest and a black and white floral patterned blazer.
Adding the perfect amount of height to her striking get-up, a pair of high shine Louboutin stilettos helped a tangerine clutch bag finish her outfit.
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On the go: Collins teamed her shorts with a floral print blazer with a pair of high shine stilettos
Speaking to MTV about what attracted her to the character Clary Fray she said: 'I love the stories. I love Clary because she’s this heroine who’s this normal girl, who finds out she has these powers.
'The emotion is there. It’s not just a CGI world. It’s not just a translation of a book. It’s more emotionally, character-based than just aesthetically beautiful.'
Sassy: Collins wore her shoulder length brunette hair down in loose curls as she accessorised with two necklaces
Flawless: Lily kept her make-up light as she proved to be the definition of an English rose
Cassandra recently told MailOnline: 'I remember coming to the set and one of the people who worked on the crew mentioned it. Then I saw them together and they’re so clearly in love and it’s very sweet. I wish them all the happiness.
'They’re very close and I begin to see them now in my head when I’m writing. I wrote Clary as very petite and delicate with freckles, because it’s a lot of fun to do a reversal because she turns out to be strong, which is very like Lily.'
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