Every Single Flawless Look Lupita Nyong’o Wore This Awards Season

What did our red carpets even look like before she graced them with her presence?!

1. Prada

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The 86th Annual Academy Awards where Lupita Nyong’o is nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

2. Jonathan Cohen

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The dinner hosted by Grey Goose in honor of the film 12 Years A Slave.

3. Stella McCartney

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The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards where Lupita won the Best Supporting Female award.

4. Michael Kors

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The Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party Presented by Perrier-Jouet, MAC & MaxMara.

5. Vivienne Westwood

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The Lourdes Foundation ‘Leadership in the 21st Century’ Event with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.

6. Giambattista Valli

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The 7th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon where Lupita won the Black Women in Hollywood Breakthrough Performance Award and delivered this moving speech.

7. Stella McCartney

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Lupita is honored by Sally Morrison & LoveGold at Chateau Marmont.

8. Givenchy

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The NAACP Image Awards where she won the award for Best Supporting Actress.

9. Lanvin

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Lupita poses at the premiere of Non-Stop, her second feature film.

10. Peter Pilotto

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DuJour Magazine’s celebrates Lupita Nyong’o’s cover.

11. Dior

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The British Academy of Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony where Lupita was nominated for the Supporting Actress and Rising Star award.

12. Chanel

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The EE BAFTA Nominees Party.

13. Valentino

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The Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Nominees Night Party.

14. Dior

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The 86th Academy Awards nominees luncheon.

15. Stella McCartney

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The 25th annual Producers Guild of America Awards where the 12 Years a Slave team won for Outstanding Producer.

16. Gucci

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Lupita poses with her award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Supporting Role at the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

17. Valentina

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The Entertainment Weekly celebration honoring this year’s SAG Awards nominees.

18. Calvin Klein

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The 19th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards where Lupita won the award for Best Supporting Actress.

19. Ralph Lauren

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The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards where Lupita was nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

20. Altuzarra

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The 39th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards.

21. Mary Katrantzou

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Lupita arrives for DuJour Magazine’s celebration of The Great Performances issue.

22. Peter Pilotto

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The 2014 Film Independent Filmmaker Grant And Spirit Awards Nominees Brunch.

23. Victoria Beckham

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The InStyle/Fox Searchlight Pictures cocktail party held in honour of 12 Years a Slave.

24. Carolina Herrera

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The 14th annual AFI Awards Luncheon.

25. Proenza Schouler

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The W Magazine celebration of The ‘Best Performances’ Portfolio and The Golden Globes.

26. Elie Saab

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Lupita poses backstage with the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.

27. Lanvin

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IFP’s 23nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards.

28. Elie Saab


The Twelve Years a Slave premiere in Paris.

29. Prabal Gurung

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The 5th Annual Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards.

30. Cushnie et Ochs

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The 18th annual “Men of the Year” party.

31. Lanvin

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The BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards.

32. Chanel

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Lupita poses with Anna Wintour at The Museum of Modern Art Film Benefit: A Tribute to Tilda Swinton reception at Museum of Modern Art.

33. J. Mendel

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Lupita poses backstage after accepting the “New Hollywood Award” at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala.

34. Christopher Kane

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The European Premiere of Twelve Years A Slave during the 57th BFI London Film Festival.

35. Miu Miu

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The Los Angeles premiere of 12 Years A Slave at Directors Guild Of America.

36. Roland Mauret

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The 12 Years A Slave premiere during the 51st New York Film Festival.

37. Veronica Beard

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The TIFF HFPA /InStyle Party during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

38. Antonio Berardi

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The Fox Searchlight TIFF Party during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

39. Prada

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The 12 Years A Slave Premiere during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

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