Steal Her Style: Lupita Nyong’o

Throughout this awards season, Lupita has been one to watch (and this goes for more than her onscreen talents!)

Lupita Nyong’o is without a doubt, our style star of the moment! We love her effortless mix of ladylike chic with a touch of feminine quirkiness and her bold, fearless love of colour! Throughout this awards season, she has been one to watch (and this goes for more than her onscreen talents!)

What’s not to love about her style?

Here are 3 easy steps to steal Lupita’s winning style:

Don’t be afraid of colour!

When it comes to bold, bright colours, Lupita is our go-to girl! From zesty oranges and electric blues, Lupita is the perfect canvas to pull off these statement shades. Don’t be afraid to add a bright shade or two to your everday look. If you’re feeling bold, opt for a brightly coloured pencil skirt or blazer. For a more subtle approach, complete your look with a bright accessory to instantly update your outfit.


Blazer, R360, Spree
Bag, R189,99, Mr. Price
Skirt, R449, Zando

Stick with feminine silhouettes

Lupita oozes feminine, ladylike glam! Although often opting for simple silhouettes like shift dresses and pencil skirts, these shapes are true classics that lend that feminine, sophisticated edge to her look.


Printed shift, R119,99, Mr. Price
Bustier, R599, Zando
Pencil skirt, R349, Zando
Grey shift, R129,99, Mr. Price

The pointed court

Like most ladies, Lupita always ensures her shoes make a statement! From playful prints, metallics and bold hues, it is clear that Lupita has a love for the statement, yet classic pointed court! Perfect for an office look, date dressing or simply with a pair of jeans, the pointed court is a must-have in the shoe department!

Cobalt sling back, R559, Zoom
Red court, R339, Zando
Patent blue court, R250, Rage

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