|Summertime style: Lupita Nyon'o, 32, lunched with friends on Thursday in New York with a chic summer hat|
She’s blossoming into a Hollywood heavyweight after snagging an Oscar with 12 Years A Slave. But aside from the silver screen, Lupita Nyong’o is becoming a fashion icon as well. The 32-year-old actress - who is the face of Lancôme Paris - rocked a chic hat as she and a group of friends headed out on Thursday for lunch in New York.
With a round rim, the grey felt hat not only shielded Lupita from the fierce New York summer sun but it also added an element of a flair to an otherwise routine outfit. The actress also added some panache with a pair of unusually framed sunglasses; the lenses featured craggily curvatures like that of New England oysters. And Lupita sported classic grey jeans paired with thinly-strapped hot pink flats.
|Completing the look: Lupita paired the hat with a pair of craggily-framed sunglasses, a white knit tunic and a backpack with African textile designs|
|To go, please: Lupita and the ladies carried baggies of their leftovers as they walked in Manhattan's SoHo|
In addition to her trendy headwear, Lupita donned some interesting items on her midsection. She wore a white blouse, which almost resembled a modified tunic; it featured half-sleeves (like a baseball raglan) and magenta shoulders.
On her back, the actress lugged a backpack with colorful African textile designs.
|Bursting on the scene: Lupita made a booming entrance into the film world with a riveting role in her debut feature film 12 Years A Slave as Patsey, a slave to Michael Fassbender's diabolical plantation owner|
|Well-deserved: The actress won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for a role in 12 Years A Slave; here she's seen with the Oscar nominated leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor|
In 2013, Lupita made a booming entrance into the film world with a riveting role in her debut feature film 12 Years A Slave. She played Patsey in the Steve McQueen directed period piece – a slave and mistress to the diabolical plantation owner Edwin Epps (played by Michael Fassbender). The debut role not only earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, but it shot her into the big time.
- Daily Mail