Do we really need words for this? With only one glimpse, your eyes should be able to see what hasn’t yet been said.
12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o glided onto the red-carpet of the 86th Annual Academy Awards and it was as if all of Hollywood stopped.
Wearing a custom Prada creation made from a pale blue silk georgette that billowed gracefully with every step she took, Lupita had already become an Oscar winner the moment she stepped onto the red-carpet.
She was undoubtedly the best dressed of the night, with both the deep v-neckline and deep v open back of the dress certifying its head-turning status.
Also elevating Lupita’s red-carpet look? The gorgeous blue color of her dress, which was dubbed ‘Nairobi blue’ for the night. Of the color’s significance to her, Lupita said:
“It’s a blue that reminds me of Nairobi, and so I wanted to have a little bit of home.”
In addition to possibly sparking a new color trend, Lupita definitely started a hair accessories trend with the golden headband she wore for the night.
Except to see headbands everywhere this Spring. See, ladies, this is how you start a trend.
Lupita topped off her Oscars ensemble with jewels from Fred Leighton, including a statement making pair of diamond encrusted ear cuffs.
Last, but certainly not least, Lupita’s makeup was perfection as usual.
[ photos: zimbio ]