etalk’s Style Star of 2015: Lupita Nyong’o

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Lupita Nyong’o first grabbed our attention with her show-stopping style during last year’s awards show circuit, which culminated in an Oscar win for “12 Years a Slave.” 

A year later, nothing’s changed – she’s still a standout style star!

In 2015 Lupita brought us even more gorgeous looks, defined by vibrant colours and exciting patterns. We’re already excited wondering what she has in store for 2016! 

Golden Globe Awards, January 2015

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Lupita stunned on the first major red carpet of the year in this purple strapless Giambattista Valli gown. 

SAG Awards, January 2015

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Two weeks later Lupita kept with a floral theme, this time wearing an eye-popping long-sleeved Elie Saab.   

Academy Awards, February 2015

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Wearing Calvin Klein Collection, Lupita was draped in 6,000 white pearls to walk the most famous red carpet on the planet.  

The gown, valued at $150,000, was mysteriously stolen from Nyong’o’s hotel room two days after the Oscars, but thankfully later returned. 

Vanity Fair Oscar Party, February 2015

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After the Oscars…there’s the after party! 

Lupita stuck with Calvin Klein Collection showing off her shoulders in this ultra-shimmery beaded column dress. 

Cannes Film Festival, May 2015

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Cue the perfect dress swirl! 

The flashbulb frenzy went into overdrive when Lupita stepped out on the opening night of Cannes in this “grasshopper green” custom pleated Gucci gown. 

D23 Expo, August 2015

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Fast forward to August, when Lupita debuted a new ‘do at Disney’s D23 Expo, wearing a Lanvin green and white striped mini-dress. 

New York Fashion Week, September 2015

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At the Boss womenswear show, designer Jason Wu dressed Lupita in this pleated white and silver number. 

It’s the actress’ first time wearing the brand and  Nyong’o’s ribboned hairstyle gets major points in our books as well.  

Glamour Women of the Year Awards, November 2015

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Lupita was obviously wooed by Jason Wu (pardon the pun) because at her next major red carpet appearance she decided to wear one of his designs again. 

Star Wars "Force 4 Fashion" event, December 2015

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As she started to promote “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Lupita brightened up the carpet in this Zac Posen dress that’s fitted with LED lights!  

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Mexico City premiere, December 2015 

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Like a pro, Lupita rocked this futuristic metallic Louis Vuitton dress and quilted puffer jacket combo.

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Los Angeles premiere, December 2015  

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Creating a disco ball effect wherever she went, Lupita sparkled in this Alexandre Vauthier design and over 30 carats of Chopard jewels. 
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