Lupita Nyong'o: Why the 'Queen of Katwe' Star Wins at Fashion
Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o made her feature film debut in '12 Years a Slave' and since then has turned heads at events everywhere thanks to her sense of style. See how the star of 'Queen of Katwe,' about a young Ugandan chess champion, has killed it on the red carpet...
Lupita is lovely in a bright floral Dolce & Gabbana dress at Variety’s Power of Women: New York event in 2016.
In a sparkly Alexandre Vauthier gown, Nyong’o is a force to be reckoned with at the premiere of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres (formerly Grauman's) in Hollywood in 2015.
Nyong’o is a vision in a green Gucci gown at the opening ceremony and premiere of ‘Le Tete Haute’ at The 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival in France in 2015.
Looking white-hot in a stunning Calvin Klein Collection gown, Nyong’o gets our vote for Best Dressed at the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles in 2015.
In a striped gown by designer Elie Saab, Nyong’o looks radiant at arrivals for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine in Los Angeles in 2015.
Nyong'o reigns in a purple Giambattista Valli Couture gown at the 72nd
Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills in 2015.
Sporting a bold striped outfit by Suno, Nyong'o stands out at arrivals for the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards in Lincoln Center, New York.
Nyong'o rules the red carpet in a green feathered flapper dress by Prada at the ‘Charles James: Beyond Fashion’ opening night at the notoriously
avant-garde Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual gala in New York in 2014.
In a striking multicolored embellished Chanel dress, Nyong’o steals the show at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Hot couture! Miss Nyong'o looks like an angel wearing Prada at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The jewelry is from Kwiat.
Pantsuits and polka-dots--it's like the '80s but better. Here she's in Veronica Beard at the Toronto Film Festival HFPA/InStyle Party.
For the '12 Years' premiere in L.A. she selected a whimsical, cockatoo-print Miu Miu dress paired with red Christian Louboutin pumps with T-bar strap and gold toecaps.
Wearing an orange number with a back cutout from Antonio Berardi to the Fox Searchlight TIFF party. Gotta love the leopard-print pumps.
At GQ's "Men of the Year" party at L.A.'s Ebell Club she showed up in this pink Cushnie et Ochs Pre-Fall 2013 sheath dress with cutouts and Christian Louboutin ‘June’ pumps. And rocking an awesome bright pink lip.
At the Museum of Modern Art's tribute to Tilda Swinton in New York, Nyong'o wore Chanel: a metallic-tiled dress with double-breasted jacket and Louboutin sandals. She reportedly hobnobbed with 'Vogue' editrix Anna Wintour that night--is there a magazine cover in her future?
Here she's in a black-and-cream, Grecian-inspired Lavin Resort 2014 gown with metallic belt at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards.
At the AMPAS Governors Awards in L.A., she wore a Prabal Gurung Resort 2014 tuxedo-inspired wrap dress with satin detailing. White Christian Louboutin python pumps to match, natch.