Red carpet regular Carey Mulligan attended the British Independent Film Awards earlier this week where she picked up a best actress award for her role in Never Let Me Go. A fixture on the award circuit lately, we admire how effortlessly this style chameleon continually mixes up her sartorial and hairstyles choices. We particularly love how the starlet gave her pretty pixie a nighttime look, proving that short hair can in fact be versatile. By loosely pinning back sections of her tresses, the blonde beauty created an elegant textured alternative to an updo. We think that this is a great option for brides that have cropped locks but want a polished pulled-back look for their big day.