Lupita Nyong’o Sparkles In Balmain & Braids At National Board of Review Awards

Lupita Nyong'o

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Lupita Nyong’o served major glam at the National Board of Review Awards on Tuesday (Jan. 9) in NYC. The Black Panther star sparkled on the red carpet in a Balmain high neck crop top and skirt styled by Micalea Erlanger. The velour ensemble featured all-over glitter and silver button accents along the left shoulder and hip.

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Her crowning accessory, however, was her braided updo. 


Lupita Nyong'o

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Styled up by celebrity stylist Vernon François, the look featured a mash-up of swooping side cornrows and pencil-sized Senegalese twists pulled into a high pony. Vernon never fails to hone in on the details, using an oversized ponytail holder for added edge, along with laid baby hairs.

Lupita Nyong'o

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The Oscar winner finished off her look with a bronzy face beat and nude lip by Nick Barose.

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