A FACE TO WATCH
A DAZZLING STYLE STAR!
Red Ralph Lauren cape dress
A Kenyan actress broke onto the red carpet scene some few months ago with the promo events of the movie 12 Years A Slave, and immediately made an impact as one of the most beautiful and stylish stars to watch out for.
while showing off one amazing look after another ,we can’t get over but admire her high-fashion, versatile sense of style! Whether she’s rocking a glam gown or a form-fitting ensemble, she always stands out. Who is this girl?
A short bibography:
Lupita Amondi Nyong’o is her name, Born in Mexico in 1983, raised in Kenya and Educated in United States.She is the 2nd of 6 children and her father, Professor Anyang’ Nyong’o is a senator in Kenya. Lupita Nyong’o is an actress and a film director. after graduating from Yale University School of Drama Acting program. She made an American film debut that introduced her to the world in Steven McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave movie late 2012, she played Patsey, a young woman who was brutally demoralized for which she received critical acclaim. Lupita won the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Critics’ Choice Award (CCA) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Nominated for the Golden Globe however did not win, BAFTA and Academy Award for best supporting Actress.
Check out some of her fashion flash!
Lupita love bright colours and wears it well.
(a) J Mendel gown
(b) Celvin Klein Collection
(c) Baby blue Gucci
(a) Stark white Altuzarra dress with a deep-V neckline
(b) blue Roland Mouret dress
(c) Fawn colour Stella McCartney frock
(a) Mary Katrantzou dress
(b) Embroidered vintage Valentina flora high-neck shift
(c) Carolina Herrera flora dress
(a) Chanel Fall 2013 Tweed Blazer and Couture Embellished High Neck Mini Dress
(b) black Christopher Kane cut-out dress
(c) Christopher Kane LBD
Lupita is not new to the big screen, she worked on the production crew of many films before breaking through, including Fernando Meirelles, The Constant Gardener, The Namesake and much more. She returned to Kenya in 2008 and starred in the Kenyan television series called Shuga. In 2009, she wrote, directed and produced a documentary called ‘In My Genes‘ which was about the treatment of Kenya’s albino population.She will next be featured in Liam Neeson’s upcoming film Non-Stop.
In 2014, she was chosen as one of the faces for Miu Miu’s Spring 2014 campaign. ‘We are not surprise!’ as we absolutely love her fashion style. She knows her colour and knows how to work it. She doesn’t only make Kenyans proud but the rest of Africa too. she has made it clear to Africans and Black people in general that your colour doesn’t matter, ‘yes!’ dreams come true.
We will like to here from you.Tell us what is your favourite style from Lupita’s fashion trend above and why.
Written by Noellin Imoh.