5 Favorite Lupita Nyong'o Looks!

In today’s Glam Slam feature: Congrats to Lupita Nyong’o who was named People’s Most Beautiful!

The 31 year old is an awesome choice in my opinion! She’s beautiful, yes, but also talented, smart, poised and elegant. She’s the total package.

The Oscar winner seemed to come out of nowhere at The Toronto Film Festival back in September with everyone buzzing about her performance in “12 Years A Slave,” as well as her flawless style (thanks to a top-notch stylist and beauty squad). She rocketed to fashion fame, dazzling on dozens of red carpets. In fact, the magazine says she hit a massive 65 red carpets from September through March! Not once did she make a fashion mistake — probably much to the chagrin of Fashion Police.

It’s hard to narrow down, but here are my five favorite Lupita looks:

1. Red Ralph Lauren at the Golden Globes

Lupita Nyong’o arrives for Fox And FX’s 2014 Golden Globe Awards Party - Arrivals on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills (Getty Images)

2. Emerald Green Christain Dior Coutureat the BAFTAS

Lupita Nyong’o attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 at The Royal Opera House on February 16, 2014 in London (Wireimage)

3. Turquoise Gucci at the SAG Awards

Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 18, 2014 in Los Angeles (FilmMagic)

4. Light blue Prada at the Oscars

Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the 86th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood (FilmMagic)

5. White Calvin Klein at Critics Choice Awards

Lupita Nyong’o attends the 19th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards at Barker Hangar on January 16, 2014 in Santa Monica, Calif. (Wireimage)

It was her appearance at the Globes in that red cape and gown that really sealed the style deal for me (and I’m sure many others too). But Lupita is more than just a mannequin for a parade of designer clothing, chosen for her by an impeccable style team. She has an outgoing, bubbly personality and she just lights up the carpet. She’s shown she’s fun and up for anything- Ellen’s Oscar selfie is proof of that!

What’s really cool is that less than a year ago, we had never heard of Lupita Nyong’o and now here she is a People cover girl — the first time a newcomer has landed the “Most Beautiful” title. Well done!
Lupita Nyong’o on the cover of People’s 2014 Most Beautiful issue

-- Ryan Patterson

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