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Daisy Edgar-Jones cuts a stylish figure in a stunning black midi dress in North London

She rocketed to fame after starring in BBC drama series Normal People.

And Daisy Edgar-Jones took a break from her current projects, as she was spotted keeping her cool during the heatwave on Tuesday.

Cutting a casual but stylish figure, the actress, 23, made the most of the North London sunshine in a square-neck black midi dress and gorgeous sunglasses to coordinate. 

Chic: Daisy Edgar-Jones cut a stylish figure in a stunning black midi dress when out and about in North London on Tuesday

Sporting a brown, fringed cross-body bag, the Islington-born star teamed the outfit with a comfortable pair of black sandals.

Ensuring her brunette tresses were not in her face, Daisy styled most of them back into a loose bun. 

Daisy opted for minimal accessories, most notably a dainty necklace. 

Keeping cool: Sporting a brown, fringed cross-body bag, the Islington-born star teamed the outfit with a comfortable pair of black sandals

Stunning: Ensuring her brunette tresses were not in her face, Daisy styled most of them back into a loose bun.

Keeping cool: Sporting a brown, fringed cross-body bag, the Islington-born star teamed the outfit with a comfortable pair of black sandals

Last month, her Normal People co-star Paul Mescal scooped up the Best Actor gong for his performance as Connell in the hit show at the BAFTA TV Awards.

The actor, 25, was stunned as he took to the stage to collect his award, telling the small audience: ‘I want to dedicate this to Daisy.’ 

Daisy Edgar-Jones – who starred as Marianne in the steamy series and was watching the ceremony live from a New Orleans hotel room – became emotional during his speech and wiped away tears.

Sweet: Paul Mescal, 25, won the Best Actor gong for his performance as Connell in Normal People at the BAFTA TV Awards and dedicated his win to Daisy

Sweet: Paul Mescal, 25, won the Best Actor gong for his performance as Connell in Normal People at the BAFTA TV Awards and dedicated his win to Daisy

Speech: Taking to the stage in a smart black suit, Paul said: 'I fully was not expecting to be here so I have no clue what I'm going to say. I want to thank everyone at Hulu and the BBC'

Speech: Taking to the stage in a smart black suit, Paul said: ‘I fully was not expecting to be here so I have no clue what I’m going to say. I want to thank everyone at Hulu and the BBC’

Taking to the stage in a smart black suit, Paul said in full: ‘I fully was not expecting to be here so I have no clue what I’m going to say. I want to thank everyone at Hulu and the BBC.

‘I want to thank everyone at Element. I want to thank Lenny and Hetty. Lenny, thank you for trusting me with this. Lara Beach, you’re the best agent out there. I want to thank the cast.  

‘I want to dedicate this to Daisy, who is the best scene partner and one of the best people I know. I’m probably forgetting people and I’m incredibly nervous, so erm… my mum and dad at home, I love you.’

Coming-of-age drama: Daisy and Paul Mescal became household names after starring in Normal People

Coming-of-age drama: Daisy and Paul Mescal became household names after starring in Normal People 

He concluded: ‘So thank you, I don’t know what else to say.’

As Paul left the stage after making a heart-felt speech, BAFTA host Richard Ayoade joked: ‘What an absolute b**tard.’

Despite losing out on the Best Actress award to I May Destroy You’s Michaela Coel, Daisy thanked BAFTA in a lengthy caption shared on her Instagram.

Sharing a series of photos of herself riding a bike in a beautiful patterned green suit, the actress also congratulated Paul, saying: ‘I am ridiculously proud of my lovely friend Paul Mescal for his deserved win.

Grateful: Despite losing out on the Best Actress award to I May Destroy You's Michaela Coel, Daisy thanked BAFTA in a lengthy caption shared on her Instagram

Grateful: Despite losing out on the Best Actress award to I May Destroy You’s Michaela Coel, Daisy thanked BAFTA in a lengthy caption shared on her Instagram

‘As you can see I was rather overcome with pride.’

She wrote in full: ‘Thank you so much @bafta for my nomination and congratulations to Michaela Coel, your show and your performance was truly special.

‘I am ridiculously proud of our Normal People family, our amazing director Lenny Abrahamson, all the cast and crew and my lovely friend Paul Mescal for his deserved win, as you can see I was rather overcome with pride.

‘This is the longest overdue in person celebration ever but some day soon we shall drink and dance and laugh about how crazy the last two years have been and how lucky we are to know each other. Now here are some pics of me on a bike in New Orleans just cos.’

Daisy wrote: 'As you can see I was rather overcome with pride. I am ridiculously proud of my lovely friend Paul Mescal for his deserved win'

Daisy wrote: ‘As you can see I was rather overcome with pride. I am ridiculously proud of my lovely friend Paul Mescal for his deserved win’

Daisy stars in the upcoming American drama film, Where the Crawdads Sing, which based on the best-selling 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens.  

In the film, Daisy’s oddball character comes under suspicion of a shocking murder in a quiet North Carolina town in 1969.

The star is appearing alongside British actor Harris Dickinson and American actor Taylor John Smith. 

It is set for release on June 24, 2022. 

New role: Daisy stars in the upcoming American drama film, Where the Crawdads Sing, which based on the best-selling 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens

New role: Daisy stars in the upcoming American drama film, Where the Crawdads Sing, which based on the best-selling 2018 novel of the same name by Delia Owens

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