Lupita Nyong’o has come such a long way since her production assistant days. Since making her acting debut in 2008 in the short film, East River, her career has been on an upward spiral that’s quickly solidified her as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after actresses.
In 2013, Lupita starred in the historical drama, 12 Years a Slave, sealing the 34-year-old’s fate as an A-List actress. Following the actress’ breakthrough, Lupita returned to the stage in Eclipsed. Now, Lupita is set to star in this year’s most talked about superhero movie of 2018, Black Panther, which will undoubtedly catapult her celebrity status to new heights.
Lupita’s star status isn’t just confined to the big screen and stage though. Since her red-carpet debut, Lupita has quickly become a fashion favorite amongst critics, designers, and fans. Her beauty and style moments have graced some of the most exclusive women’s fashion magazines around the world, and she’s quickly become a regular cover star on tons of magazines.
With Lupita continually giving us drool-worthy fashion moments, let’s take a look at her 10 fiercest style moments of the year.
1. Panther Pantsuit
Channeling her inner Panther, Lupita casually posed in this chic black beret and matching skirt suit.
2. Bringing Sexy “Black”
Lupita really brought out the sexiness with this black dress. The plunging neckline and slit are ultra sexy.
3. Purple Reign
Lupita’s purple gown was her most talked about fashion moment of the year so far. She accessorized the Versace frock with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and jewelry from Beladora.
4. Cropped Catwalk
Only Lupita can still slay in a black two-piece coordinate skirt set. The cropped top and slight slip in the skirt allows for her to show just the right amount of skin to where she looks classy, yet a bit sexy at the same time.
5. Here Comes The Queen
Lupita’s Coming To America inspired costumed made this one stylish #TBT.
6. Green With Envy
After Lupita stunned in this gorgeous green dress by Halpern, envious was exactly how we felt.
7. Righteously Fab
Lupita kept this casually cute at the Global Citizen’s Festival. Her pink bomber and round sunnies make her look effortlessly chill.
8. Fierce Feminist
While working the phones to raise money for the Hurricane Relief, Lupita proudly rocked her feminism in this shirt.
9. Fashion Week & Chill
Not too many people can pull off this look, but Lupita looked absolutely gorgeous in this white halter and of course of Calvin’s during New York Fashion Week.
10. Festival Fun
Despite being a big-time movie star, Lupita reminded us that she’s just a regular girl when she attended the AfroPunk music festival in this printed number.