Best of Lupita Nyong'o Style Moments

Lupita Nyong’o’s Best Outfits While Promoting ’12 Years’

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Acting skills, global education, impeccable taste– Lupita Nyong’o is officially our new girl crush.


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The Kenyan actress and filmmaker has be captivating audiences as Patsey in “12 Years of Slave” but she’s also been captivating the fashion world by her red carpet picks. For her most recent appearance (above) Nyong’o wore a Prabal Gurung tuxedo dress with Christian Louboutin Batignolles python pumps and a black Charlotte Olympia ‘Domino’ Pandora clutch.

As a newcomer –she recently graduated with a masters in fine arts from the Yale School of Drama– the 30-year-old has been making smart fashion decisions that best compliment her petite frame. Normally actresses stumble when they initially become famous, but clearly Nyong’o has good taste or a great stylist behind her looks.

See some of her best looks while promoting ’12 Years’ on the next pages and watch the interview with her for Vogue’s “Watch the Backstory”, below.


  • guest

    She fine


    She is beautiful!

  • Ayoka

    We need a Disney Princess who looks jut like her!

  • English

    She is a truly beautiful African Queen.

  • Nanaya Biness

    She is stunning, sadly the western world refuses to see her beauty.

    • Kimberly Sparkle

      In some areas of Africa bleaching is very prevalent…. She is Beautiful and I hope she doesn’t feel any pressure from the East West North or South to bleach. She is Absolutely Fierce

  • Cynthia

    Absolutely gorgeous! There needs to be more beautiful colored women featured in movies, magazines, billboards, etc. Black IS beautiful!!!