Celebrity Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscars Dress Has Been Recovered By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on March 2, 2015 @ 12:45PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Dan MacMedan/WireImage This story first appeared on Time.com. A valuable dress that was stolen from the hotel room of actress Lupita Nyong'o after she wore it to the Oscars has been recovered, Los Angeles police said. Detectives Are Investigating the Theft of Lupita Nyong'o's Pearl Dress The as-yet-unidentified thief who stole the 12 Years a Slave star's dress apparently returned it to the London Hotel in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reports. A sheriff's department spokesman indicated some confidence that the pearl-covered dress discovered in a hotel bathroom is the same one Nyong'o wore to present J. K. Simmons’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar. Watch Lupita Nyong'o's Emotional Oscars Acceptance Speech "We believe this dress is the dress that was stolen from the London Hotel," a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. Nyong'o's dress was one of the biggest stories of Oscar night even before it was stolen; covered in 6,000 pearls, the dress was reportedly worth $150,000. To read more stories like this, visit Time.com.