She spent the weekend partying in the California desert, as she joined a host of revellers at the first instalment of this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.
But by Thursday, Emma Roberts was on the opposite coast of the US, as she stepped out looking elegant in a royal blue ensemble in New York City.
The 26-year-old Scream Queens star, whose aunt is Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts, turned heads as she donned a short-sleeved sweater with a matching mini.
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New York, New York! Emma Roberts was spotted out and about in New York City on Thursday
Her head-turning two-piece, which featured large decorative buttons on both her top and thigh-scraping skirt, was teamed with a pair of contrasting yellow heels.
Keeping her makeup light and simple with mascara, eyeliner and bubblegum pink lipstick, the New York-born beauty wore her auburn tresses in a sleek wavy ponytail.
And, ensuring that she didn’t suffer an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction, Emma kept a strategically placed hand at the hem of her skirt as she boarded a waiting car.
Contrast: She wore a royal blue ensemble, which she teamed with contrasting yellow heels
Shielded: She shielded herself from a potential wardrobe malfunction as she boarded a vehicle
However, while she appeared to be in good spirits while out in New York, her heart seemed to be in California, as she shared a throwback shot of herself at Coachella.
Alongside an image showing her wearing a black dress as she titled her sunglasses down to peer at the camera, she wrote: ‘Miss you already #coachella.’
Emma, who is in a longterm on-off romance with actor Evan Peters, recently revealed her plans for the future and says she is looking beyond acting.
She sat down with Who What Wear’s recently launched The Spring Issue to talk fashion, inspiration and what’s next in her life and career.
Shot: While she was all smiles in NYC, her heart appeared to be back in California, as on the same day she shared a throwback shot of herself at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Former child actress Emma told the digital publication that after 17 years of being in Hollywood, acting is starting to feel like a launching pad rather than the end goal.
She said: ‘I’m so happy and grateful I still get to act and do movies and TV, but I am realising it’s more important to have other interests and other things that make you happy. I’m finding a sense of self not just in front of the camera.’
Emma wants to look at other ways to be involved in Hollywood but says she does not feel ready to direct but wants to pursue writing or producing.
Siren: During her time at the fest last weekend, she shared numerous shots of her adventures