Lupita, Why Must You Be So Perfect? [Lupita Nyong’o’s 10 Best Looks]

by Lex Ansley

Since her win as Best Supporting Actress at the 2014 Academy Awards, the world has become obsessed with the beauty and radiance of Lupita Nyong’o. As an actress, she is both captivating and regal, but as a fashionista, she has cemented herself as an icon with her amazing garment choices. She has also blazed her own trail through the elite fashion media, gracing the most famous and luxurious magazine covers, including Glamour, Vogue, Marie Claire, W, and People’s 2014 “50 Most Beautiful People” issue. Furthermore, she’s now the face of Lancome Paris.

Take a look at ten of Lupita’s most fashionable looks.


Lupita Nyong'o in the trademark teal Gucci gown at the 2014 SAG Awards.

Photo: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP.

A vision of grace and beauty, Lupita donned a gorgeous teal Gucci gown featuring floral embroidery around the neck at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards.



Lupita Nyong'o wows in a short gold Lanvin dress at the "Non-Stop" premeire.

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images.

Golden goddess! Lupita wins big in this gold Lanvin number worn at the Non-Stop premiere, in which she co-stars with Liam Neeson.


Lupita steals the Jimmy Fallon stage in a plum two-piece pantsuit.

Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC.

Lupita is plum perfect for “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” wearing this Cushnie et Ochs two-piece ensemble.



Lupita Nyong'o in the now immortal soft blue Prada plunge gown at the 2014 Oscars.

Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP.

The now infamous soft blue Prada dress was a showstopper on the 2014 Oscars red carpet.



Lupita Nyong'o channels flirty and abstract in a geometric print dress with cutout back at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards.

Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for MTV.

This Chanel open-back dress, which she wore at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards, is both flirty and abstract!



Lupita Nyong'o in her signature caped red gown at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.

Photo: Jeff Vespa.

Lupita was best dressed that the 2014 Golden Globe Awards wearing a Ralph Lauren gown, featuring a stunning silk cape.



Lupita Nyong'o in a gold plunge Victoria Beckham dress with "12 Years a Slave" co-star Michael Fassbender at the "12 Years a Slave" cocktail party.

Photo: Invision for InStyle/AP Images.

This yellow form-fitting Victoria Beckham dress, which she wore to the 12 Years A Slave cocktail party (pictured with co-star Michael Fassbender), is simply stunning.



Lupita Nyong'o in her belted sleeveless emerald gown at the 2014 BAFTA Awards.

Photo: Press Association via AP Images.

This classic emerald Dior gown, worn at the 2014 BAFTA Awards, showcases Lupita’s beauty in the most elegant way.



Lupita Nyong'o in a pastel Calvin Klein sheath at a Calvin Klein fashion show February 2014.

Photo: Billy Farrell/BFAnyc/Sipa USA.

The fashionista opted to rock a pastel Calvin Klein number instead of her trademark bold colors while attending his February 2014 fashion show (sitting front row, of course).



Lupita Nyong'o rocks a black bodycon midi dress with black and gold Christian Louboutin stilettos to a Europe premiere of "12 Years A Slave."

Photo: Ferdaus Shamim/WireImages.

This black Christopher Kane midi dress and Louboutin stilettos, worn at a European premiere for 12 Years A Slave, is perfection!



What’s your favorite Lupita look? Share! 🙂



Alexis AnsleyAbout the Author:
Alexis Ansley is a Central Florida fashion blogger, fashion consultant and co-founder of Lex&Pooch Styling Co. An avid enthusiast for all things vintage, Alexis has made a name for herself by uniquely combining vintage and contemporary styles within her personal fashion choices and while styling clients. Alexis is a member of the Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) community and work towards bringing fresh and unique fashions to the forefront of all her style ventures.



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