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Cannes 2017: Lupita Nyong’o wears 1920s-inspired dress

 

Lupita Nyong’o dresses for summer in ’20s-inspired drop waist dress as she makes an appearance at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival

She is known for her fashion-forward looks on the red carpet.

And Lupita Nyong’o showed off her editorial dress sense as she arrived at a Cannes hotel on Friday in a 1920s-inspired striped dress.

The Star Wars actress, 34, who is attending the prestigious film festival, looked every inch the A-lister in a drop waist white frock.

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Style goddess: Lupita Nyong'o showed off her sartorial elegance in a 1920s-inspired drop waist dress as she arrived at a hotel during the Cannes Film Festival

Style goddess: Lupita Nyong’o showed off her sartorial elegance in a 1920s-inspired drop waist dress as she arrived at a hotel during the Cannes Film Festival

Lupita cinched in her waist with a purple belt, which coordinated with the green and purple stripes running along the bottom half of her dress.

The bottom of her frock fanned out in pleats from her hips and flicked to the side as she walked towards the Hotel Martinez.

Lupita paired her vintage-style dress with a statement necklace and a silver clutch bag.

The star also wore a pair of silver heels with floral motifs bursting from the toe.

Summer fashion: Lupita cinched in her waist with a purple belt, which coordinated with the green and purple stripes running along the bottom half of her dress

Summer fashion: Lupita cinched in her waist with a purple belt, which coordinated with the green and purple stripes running along the bottom half of her dress

She completed her look with a pair of avant garde cat eye sunglasses and a deep red lip.

This isn’t the Oscar-winning actress’s first appearance at the famous film festival.

Lupita stunned on the red carpet in 2015 when she wore a jade Gucci chiffon plisse gown with a cape detail at The Palais des Festivals.

Stylish actress: The bottom of her frock fanned out in pleats from her hips as she arrived at the Hotel Martinez on Friday

Stylish actress: The bottom of her frock fanned out in pleats from her hips as she arrived at the Hotel Martinez on Friday

The $26,000 dress was worn by Beyonce two years later when the diva attended the LA premier of Beauty and the Beast.

Lupita achieved international fame when she played Patsy in hard-hitting drama Twelve Years a Slave.

She won an Academy Award in 2014 for her portrayal of the role and has achieved success in motion capture.

Feeling metallic: The star also wore a pair of silver heels with floral motifs bursting from the toe and accessorised with a silver clutch bag and statement necklace

Feeling metallic: The star also wore a pair of silver heels with floral motifs bursting from the toe and accessorised with a silver clutch bag and statement necklace

She played alien Maz Kanata in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a role she is set to reprise at the end of the year in The Last Jedi.

Lupita also appeared in the 2016 remake of the Jungle Book, where she played Mowgli’s wolf mother Raksha.

The actress will play Malice in Marvel’s Black Panther, which is slated for release in 2018.

Avante garde shades: Lupita completed her look with a pair of stylised cat eye sunglasses

Avante garde shades: Lupita completed her look with a pair of stylised cat eye sunglasses

Style icon: Lupita stunned on the Cannes red carpet in 2015 when she wore a $26,000 jade Gucci chiffon plisse gown with a cape detail

Style icon: Lupita stunned on the Cannes red carpet in 2015 when she wore a $26,000 jade Gucci chiffon plisse gown with a cape detail


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