Style Series: Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o is a Kenyan- Mexican actress and author who has been on best dressed lists and fashion magazine covers for the past decade. She is one of the best in her industry and I love when images pop up of her because I find her style to be truly original and refreshing. Whenever I see Lupita in photos I instantly think elegant, beautiful and classic with a modern twist. One of my favorite things about her is how she accessorizes her outfits and how well her clothing fits her. She exudes a commanding yet strong feminine energy that morphes perfectly with her fashion style.

A STATEMENT HAIR ACCESSORY

I first have to begin by saying that I just adore a statement hair accessory and have to admit that i can often overlook it when pulling my look together. I can confidently wear my straw Panama hat in the summer daily but for fall, I find it can be intimidating wearing a wool Fedora hat but Lupita makes it look so easy. She pulls the blue from her hat with ease coordinating to her blue hued outfit. I also love how she embraces her African roots. I love the beautiful head ties she wears on the red carpet or gele as it’s called in Nigeria. A artfully folded gele is part of everyday wear and de rigueur for special occasions like weddings or for Lupita, an awards show. Absolutely beautiful!

I really enjoyed shopping around for beautiful hair accessories and I’ve slowly started adding pieces along side my all ready growing hat collection. I plan to embrace a wool fedora, it’s just so elegant, and a paperboy cap, because fashion, duh! The two I loved especially were the navy blue wool Van Palma hat and the Isabel Marant paper boy cap.

My Lupita Hair Accessory Edit I ♥ Right Now

Jennifer Behr
Jennifer Behr
Lelet NY
Lelet NY
Maison Michel
Maison Michel
MaryJane Claverol
MaryJane Claverol
Isabel Marant
Isabel Marant
Prudence Millinery
Prudence Millinery
Jennifer Behr
Jennifer Behr
Eugenia Kim
Eugenia Kim
Jennifer Behr
Jennifer Behr
Eliurpi
Eliurpi
Mary Jane Claverol
Mary Jane Claverol
Missoni
Missoni
Van Palma
Van Palma
Saint Laurent
Saint Laurent

THE SHEATH DRESS

A beautifully tailored dress is mandatory in any sophisticated woman’s closet. Coco Chanel said it best, “Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman” and with Lupita, she is exactly that, memorable! Her red carpet style is always perfection and the dresses she wears emphasize her curves beautifully. Invest in your clothes and invest in a tailor you trust, take care of yourself and your items and dress to impress always. Just look how fabulous Lupita looks!

Take the time to build a collection of wonderfully fitted dresses to have on hand for occasions such as a bridal or business luncheon, a wedding or even a romantic date. A sheath dress is the perfect garment to enhance your feminine figure in an elegant way.

My Lupita Sheath Dress Edit I ♥ Right Now

Simon Miller
Simon Miller
L’AGENCE
L’AGENCE
Vivienne Westwood
Vivienne Westwood
Duncan
Duncan
Roland Mouret
Roland Mouret
Khaite
Khaite
Emilio Pucci
Emilio Pucci
Lena Hoschek
Lena Hoschek
Simon Miller
Simon Miller
L’AGENCE
L’AGENCE
Vivienne Westwood
Vivienne Westwood
Duncan
Duncan
Roland Mouret
Roland Mouret
Khaite
Khaite
Emilio Pucci
Emilio Pucci
Lena Hoschek
Lena Hoschek

A PERFECT JUMPSUIT

What is not to love about a jumpsuit or a play suit even, it is one of the easiest things to wear, all you have to do is accessorize accordingly and go. A jumpsuit is a must when traveling also, pack a few and you’ve cut down on overpacking your suitcase.

My absolute favorite of the bunch is the emerald perfection by Pleats Please Issey Miyake. It’s so versatile, easy to wear during the day with a low heel or wedge and dress up at night with heels and statement jewelry. I actually love all the jumpsuits I found, a girl can’t just have one, ya know!

My Lupita Jumpsuit Edit I ♥ Right Now

STAUD
STAUD
Parker
Parker
Rachel Comey
Rachel Comey
Norma Kamali
Norma Kamali
Pleats Please Issey Miyake
Pleats Please Issey Miyake
Peserico
Peserico
Pinko
Pinko
Alex Perry
Alex Perry
Materiel
Materiel
Zimmermann
Zimmermann
STAUD
STAUD
Parker
Parker
Rachel Comey
Rachel Comey
Norma Kamali
Norma Kamali
Pleats Please Issey Miyake
Pleats Please Issey Miyake
Peserico
Peserico
Pinko
Pinko
Alex Perry
Alex Perry
Materiel
Materiel
Zimmermann
Zimmermann

I hope you enjoyed this style profile on one of my favorite actresses Lupita Nyong’o. She truly has timeless, elegant style with a flavorful, charming twist. She is an original and I admire her exuberant feminine energy.

Let me know in the comments below who’s style you admire and who you’d like me to profile next. Until the next one.

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