This year's best dressed Hollywood newcomer is Lupita Nyong'o, the Yale School of Drama-educated actress garnering awards buzz for her role as the abused slave Patsey in "12 Years a Slave."
Nyong'o, who is styled by Micaela Erlanger, has been working the red carpet circuit since September and hasn't made a misstep yet. What's she doing right?
She's got range, and each look has something special to say.
Nyong'o is comfortable in everything from an indie cool
She doesn't shy from color (note the whimsical
She can rock modest long sleeves (the crystal-dusted ivory
The message? My career is just beginning. I can be a model or spokeswoman for anyone and everyone. And just to make sure the fashion world is taking notice, Nyong'o in October made the rounds at