Style Icon: Lupita Nyong'o

Hi Guys & Dolls!
It's me again and I'm here to talk all things fabulous! Today's topic is my STYLE ICON featuring Lupita Nyong'o! First of all, I am in LOVE with this AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL woman! She is just a style guru! LOL! I'm not really sure if she ever styles herself or if it is all about her own personal stylist. However, she has come on the scene stealing the show at every event! 

So I bet you guys are wondering why I'm so enamored with her. I'm a firm believer in positive representation of someone that looks as you do. What I mean by that is that as a woman of color, it is always good to see another woman of color representing us in a positive and elegant manner. With all that goes on in the media, this warms my heart. It gives my nieces, cousins, etc. a positive example, other than myself, of course! LOL! Positive Representation matters! With that said, I highlight it as often as possible. 

So let's get started! Lupita Nyong'o was born in Mexico, to Kenyan parents. She was raised in Kenya and educated in the USA. She is a graduate of the Yale University School of Drama's Acting program.

(photo credit: people.com)


Lupita's film debut was playing "Patsey" in acclaimed director, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave (2013). She was also the lead in MTV's award-winning drama series, Shuga (2009).

Lupita's stage credits include playing "Perdita" in "The Winter's Tale", (Yale Repertory Theater), "Sonya" in "Uncle Vanya", "Katherine" in "The Taming of the Shrew", as well as being in the original production of Michael Mitnick's "Elijah".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Seventh Sense Communications

STYLE ICON: LUPITA NYONG'O

 Adorned with a Miriam Salat black layer cake ring and black vintage drop earrings. 
(via miriamsalat.com)

Lupita Nyong'o attends the Fox Searchlight TIFF party during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at Spice Route on September 7, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. ( 2013-09-06 16:00:00 - Source: Aaron Harris/Getty Images North America) (via stylebistro.com)

 In Prabal Gurung – Governors Awards 2013 
(via redcarpet-fashionawards.com)

Stunning Red Carpet Style 
(via eonline.com)

CHRISTIAN MACDONALD/VOGUE 
(via http://stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com)


Does she ever have a bad day? LOL! Well, I won't completely bore you guys with my love for this woman's impeccable style! When you get a chance, look her up! She's much more than just a style icon and actress! 

So what do you guys think? Too much? Not enough? Please comment below with questions and/or feedback! Thank you guys for stopping by and I will definitely see you next week! 

XOXO,
~B. Ayesha
Educate. Inspire. Transform








4 comments:

  1. I love her, she's so gorgeous!!!

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  2. Thanks Bina! I don't think I ever knew her real name. I also didn't know she was in all these films aside from 12 Years a Slave. After reading her track record I see that she's a very accomplished woman aside from being undeniably fashionable. I love this post!

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