Lupita N'yongo

Lupita Nyong'o Claps Back At Vogue For Mistaking Her Met Gala 'Do

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Style

For the record, it wasn't inspired by Audrey Hepburn, as one Vogue writer thought.

Lupita Nyong'o Styles A Tee In The Most Unexpected Way

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Style

And you can do it too!

Lupita Nyong'o's Blue Lipstick Is Out Of This World

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Style

Taking that "from a galaxy far, far away" to the next level.

Lupita Nyong'o's Second Vogue Cover Is Perfection, Naturally

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada Style

HER SKIN THOUGH!

Lupita Nyong'o's Tote Is The Perfect Vacation Bag

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Style

Leave it to Lupita Nyong'o to discover the ideal beach bag or vacation purse for any occasion! The "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" actress posted a ...

Lupita Nyong'o Is A Goddess In Green

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Style

She sure knows how to make an entrance!

Lupita Nyong'o Is Ready For Spring!

The Huffington Post Canada | Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada Style

Hello, gorgeous! Lupita Nyong'o covers the May 2015 issue of Harper's Bazaar UK, and she looks ah-mazing (obvi). The cover, which was photogr...

LOOK: Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar Dress Has 6,000 Pearls

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Style

Forget the pearl necklace—where Lupita Nyong'o's concerned, it's go big or go home. On Sunday, the Oscar winner wore a custom-made Calvin Klein d...

SWOON!

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Style

Finally, a magazine cover we can all agree on. While InStyle is getting flak for their Kerry Washington issue and Sports Illustrated is causing con...

Joanna Adams

Lupita Nyong'o Sure Knows How To Wear Florals

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Adams | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Style

No actress appears to have as much fun with their red carpet style as Lupita Nyong'o does. The Oscar winner never repeats a look or trend, and always ...

Lupita Nyong'o Brings Flower Power To The Globes

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Style

Can we all just agree that Lupita Nyong'o is a stunning human being? Yes? Ok, then. The Oscar winner brought her style A-game to the 2015 Golden Gl...

Major Drama On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Style

Bow down! Not that we needed more proof that Lupita Nyong'o is a goddess but the Oscar Winner showed us yet again on Monday that she's worthy of so...

Woman Of The Year!

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Style

Who else but Lupita Nyong'o could be Glamour's Woman of the Year? The Oscar-winner covers the magazine's annual Women of the Year issue looking gor...

Lupita Nyong'o Makes A Bold Fashion Statement

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada Style

Here we thought Madonna was a style chameleon. On Wednesday, Lupita Nyong'o co-hosted the opening of Bally's first London flagship store with one n...

Lupita Nyong'o Rocks Canadian Fashion Staple

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Style

Can we call Lupita Nyong'o an honourary Canadian? On Oct. 17, the Oscar-winner posted an Instagram pic of herself sporting a Canada Goose jacket on...

Lupita Wows On Another Cover

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Style

The lovely Lupita Nyong'o lands herself yet another magazine cover, and this time, she's facing the fashion world sunny side up. The Oscar-winner w...

Lupita Nyong'o's Makes Her Vogue Magazine Debut .. And Nails It

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Style

Lupita Nyong'o, we can't stop looking at this picture. The 31-year-old Oscar winner wore the perfect summer dress, a Prada creation featuring shad...

Lupita Nyong'o Has The Perfect Summer Dress

The Huffington Post Canada Style | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Style

We may be used to Lupita Nyong'o's risk-taking fashion choices, but her latest three-toned summery dress is simplicity at its best. The 31-year-ol...

Lupita Nyong'o Pulls Off An Unusual Outfit

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada Style

It takes a true fashion risk-taker to wear what Lupita Nyong'o sported on the red carpet on Monday and pull it off. The Oscar-winner almost stole t...

Lupita Nyong'o Makes Her Cannes Debut

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Style

She's such a glamazon! Lupita Nyong'o made her Cannes 2014 debut on Thursday at the Calvin Klein party and girl threw down the style gauntlet in a ...

Lupita Nyong'o Makes Dazzling Fashion Debut

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Style

World's Most Beautiful Person (and flawless human being) Lupita Nyong'o made her 2014 Met Gala debut in New York City on Monday. The Oscar-winner l...

People Magazine's Most Beautiful Person Is...

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Style

Congratulations are in order for Lupita Nyong'o! The Oscar winner was named People magazine's Most Beautiful person of 2014. "It was exciting an...

Lupita Goes Disco At MTV Movie Awards

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Style

Sure, Rihanna wore lingerie, but Lupita Nyong'o basically wore the most amazing couture dress ever on the 2014 MTV Movie Awards red carpet. The Osc...

Lupita Nyong'o Doesn't Look Like This Anymore

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Style

After taking some time away from the spotlight since her Oscar win in March, Lupita Nyong'o is back and better than ever (as if that's possible, right...

Please Stop Fetishizing Lupita Nyong'o

Dr. Lisa Tomlinson | Posted 05.18.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Lisa Tomlinson

Through the usual media gaze, even Lupita's traumatic true story of the self-hate she had for her dark skin has been rebranded as a Third World dark skin black girl narrative, overcoming the adversity of the mythical beauty norms of whiteness. While many black women share Lupita's story of struggling with colourism, it is important that we do not get trapped into universalizing it. Primarily, we should acknowledge and appreciate that there are actually many black women who have been raised to embrace their dark skin without the social anxieties of being affirmed by mainstream gendered standards.