Style Inspiration | Outfit of the Day (Awards Edition)-- Lupita Nyong’o at the Oscars & more


Award season may seem like forever ago, but as many TIG readers know, effortless fashion is timeless. Easily the most anticipated actress of 2014, Lupita Nyong’o has become a shining beacon of talent, poise and elegance.
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Applauded for her Oscar-winning performance in Steve McQueen’s film, 12 Years a Slave, the beauty’s most recent fashion choices have also been keeping her in the spotlight. Appearing in delightfully feminine dresses with daring cut-outs and flowing fabrics, Lupita’s American stylist Micaela Erlanger has been doing a stunning job.

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From her glorious fire engine red Ralph Lauren caped gown, intricate beaded turquoise Gucci dress to her pleated Prada winner at the Oscars [see slide show, top], Lupita has brought back the sparkle to the red carpet. Helping us relive her classy nights and fashionable outings, Lupita regularly documents her choice of attire on her personal Instagram account.

Lupita Nyong'oAbove, front row at Miu Miu, Paris Fashion Week
Lupita Nyong'oAbove, from Lupita’s instagram
Lupita Nyong'oAbove, a rainbow of red carpet style.
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In celebration of the stylist Micaela’s ability to endlessly compliment Lupita’s slim silhouette and lovely complexion, the duo were featured on this month’s Hollywood Reporter in honour of her many delectable outfits. Doing no wrong at at Paris and New York Fashion Week, Lupita is a dazzling star to watch.

Lupita Nyong'o“I hope that my presence on your screen and my face in magazines may lead you, young girls, on a beautiful journey. That you will feel the validation of your external beauty, but also get to the deeper business of being beautiful on the inside.”—Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o
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