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