Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o embodies fashion. The Oscar-winning actress, whose movies include 12 Years a Slave, is known for her red carpet style, but also makes news in street style outfits (and even who her boyfriend might be). Everything from her Oscars dress to her hairstyle and makeup are often copied with DIY hair and makeup tutorials and tips from her fashion stylist. The gorgeous star never fails to give fans fashion and beauty inspiration.

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Lupita Nyong'o Shared a Heartbreaking Tribute to Chadwick Boseman
"I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope."
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Leave it to Lupita Nyong'o to bring it with the red carpet color. On Monday, the queen of twirling for the cameras arrived to the Accessories Council's 2018 ACE Awards in a bright yellow sleeveless Carolina Herrera dress that won our pick for best-dressed. She was on hand to honor her stylist, Micaela Erlanger, with the Style Influencer Award, and also caught up with another honoree, Style Ambassador Award recipient Tracee Ellis Ross. While summer can be sleepy in Hollywood, there were plenty of red carpets to pay attention to in New York. At the 2018 Tonys, Kerry Washington shone in a plunging Atelier Versace silver jumpsuit, while a cast of fashion insiders like Naomi Campbell and street style favorite Olivia Palermo made it out for the Fragrance Foundation Awards. Of course, there were waves of empowering messages sent at the Max Mara Women in Film Face of the Future event and the WIF Crystal + Lucy Awards. Later, Olivia Wilde teamed up with True Botanicals for a benefit dinner in support of Time's Up. VIDEO: Christina Aguilera Is Unrecognizable in Her Latest Performance Look Below, the best parties of the week.
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Lupita Nyong’o’s Plunging Black Panther Premiere Gown Makes Her Look Like Royalty
We’re calling it now: Black Panther will be one of the year’s most celebrated films. The action-packed Marvel superhero movie is already getting plenty of praise and the cast is packed with actresses that we’re seriously fawning over. Namely, we’re talking about Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett who both looked fabulously badass at the film’s L.A. premiere on Monday night. VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o Calls Out a Magazine for Retouching Her Natural Hair Nyong’o turned to Versace for a custom plunging purple gown that contained a royal embellished neckpiece that fell down to her waistline. She styled the look with Beladora jewels and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes (shop similar styles here), plus an unforgettable hairstyle. "We wanted to give a nod to her character and create a powerful strong look. It was the perfect collaboration with Versace and we were so excited with the final product, especially when we learned there was going to be a purple carpet," Micaela Erlanger, Nyong'o's stylist, told InStyle. Bassett also looked like a queen thanks to a fringe-adorned yellow Naeem Khan jumpsuit paired with a selection of jewels by Vendorafa, One Six Five, Darrel Roach, and Douriean, several of which she pointed out are black designers. But what about the rest of the guests? Scroll down to see the best looks of the night.