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Billie Lourd pays tribute to mom Carrie Fisher with a 'Star Wars'-inspired hairdo

Billie Lourd's sweet tribute to her late mom was perfect in every way.
World Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
World Premiere of Star Wars: The Last JediReuters
/ Source: TODAY

Billie Lourd made a touching tribute to her mom, the late Carrie Fisher, at the recent world premiere of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in Los Angeles.

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The resemblance between Lourd and her late mom was striking. Reuters

Lourd’s braided hairstyle echoed one of Princess Leia’s most memorable looks from 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV — New Hope," the first movie in the franchise.

On the set of Star Wars: Episode IV
Fisher's double-bun hairdo was her most famous "Star Wars" look, but this elegant, braided updo is also iconic. Getty Images

The “American Horror Story” actress, 25, paired her Leia-inspired ‘do with a sparkly Tom Ford gown, a perfect choice for the intergalactic-themed bash.

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Lourd paired her Princess Leia-inspired hairdo with a gorgeous, metallic gown. Getty Images

Lourd was all smiles on the red carpet, but it was undoubtedly a bittersweet moment for the actress, who has been open about her grief following the sudden loss of her mother and grandmother last year.

Fisher died from sleep apnea and other causes on Dec. 27, 2016, and Fisher’s mother, actress Debbie Reynolds, passed away from a stroke the following day.

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“It’s so hard to talk about,” Lourd told Ellen Degeneres in a September interview. “I don’t know, if I say that I’m doing good, I’m too happy. And if I say that I’m not doing good, then I’m a mess. So it’s really hard to know what to say about it because it is just so surreal and impossible to deal with."

World Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Billie Lourd's dad, talent agent Bryan Lourd, supported his daughter at the premiere.Reuters

The screening was also no doubt emotional for Lourd because she appears in the movie along with her mother. She plays Kaydel Ko Connix, a lieutenant in the Resistance led by her mother’s character, General Leia Organa.

Fisher’s absence was definitely felt by everyone at the “Last Jedi” premiere. Director Rian Johnson dedicated the evening to the late actress.

“Let’s have a blast for Carrie,” he told the crowd before the screening.

This wasn’t the first time Lourd honored her mom with her style choices. She took a page from Princess Leia’s book when she rocked this white, bell-sleeved dress at a Star Wars event in April.

And in October, she showed off a space-themed tattoo very similar to one Fisher had on her ankle.

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Lourd hasn't opened up on social media about her latest, subtle style tribute to Fisher at the “Last Jedi” premiere, but then again, her Leia-inspired hairdo speaks for itself.

What a beautiful way to celebrate her beloved mom and the role that made her a legend.