Last Sunday, the celebrities put on their best custom couture and borrowed gemstones and hit the red carpet for the 90th Academy Awards. Shockingly, almost everyone looked absolutely gorgeous. From Taraji P. Henson's sensual, gauzy black gown to Emily Blunt's ethereal silver creation, the award's show was a parade of stunning.
Drake should be shook.
On Sunday, Oscar-winning actress, Vogue cover model and Hollywood's most daring fashionista Lupita Nyong'o took to Instagram to share a new skill: freestyling. The video commemorated Nyong'o surpassing over three million followers on Instagram.
While on the currently press tour for Disney's Queen of Katwe, MC Nyong'o dropped bars about how fly she is. "Speak four languages, doing deals in Spanish/Hit 'em with the autograph and poof I vanish!" she raps while stunning in a black and white dress and shades.
Small Screen Girl Confession: I’m not a Star Wars fan. Growing up, the movies were the endless obstacle between me and my cartoons. Fast forward a decade or two, and I still don’t know the difference between the Millennium Falcon and a Death Star. And is a Sith Lord a fancy Darth Vader?
However, I finally found a reason to love the franchise, and it’s definitely not because of the carpet-bombing of promotional product tie-ins (How did survive without Star Wars-themed tea-infusers, fruit, barbecue utensils, computers or condoms?). It’s star Lupita Nyong’o’s one-woman parade of fashion that she has brought to nearly every promotional event and premiere for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" from Mexico City to London and beyond. From sweetly simple to futuristic fierceness, a fashion icon she is.
Check out all of her out-of-this-world styles below!
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