The Star Trek actress wore an unusual Prabal Gurung dress with her hair swept up in a high bun to the event on Sunday.
And according to celebrity make-up artist Vera Steimberg, the whole look followed the same theme.
“The look was like those Spanish ballerinas, who have their hair up in a bun. The whole dress and look was going in this direction,” she told New York Magazine’s The Cut.
Zoe kept her make-up simple and her lips were the focus with a slick of red on them.
She lit up the red carpet with a general glow about her complexion and Vera explained it takes dedication to achieve such a look.
“Zoe is really good with taking care of her skin. She has her routine of cleaning her face and moisturising,” she said.
“And before she goes to sleep, she will do a clean, complete face, even if she doesn’t wear make-up. Not everyone has the strength for that.”
But while Zoe is dedicated to her beauty regime, it doesn’t mean the team don’t have a good time when getting ready for an awards ceremony.
Music, family and fun are the key components of pre-red carpet preparations.
“It’s very fun. We were surrounded by her entire family. Her niece was coming in from out of town. It’s very happy environment. There’s always music,” Vera explained.
“I think she loves being a part of the getting-ready process. She enjoys being part of the story. I would ask her, ‘For the dress, what do you think about this?’ She loves looking at everything.”
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