Every Single Time Lupita Nyong’o Proved She Is the Master of the Red Carpet Twirl
There’s no denying that Lupita Nyong’o is one of the most fashion-forward actresses in the world. She has worn everything from a rainbow Versace gown to bright orange feather-adorned Prada gowns. While she’s not afraid to switch up her style, Lupita does have a signature pose that she seems to pull out at every major event she attends.
Practically any time the Us actress hits a red carpet, she uses the opportunity to give a little twirl for the photographers. Not only is the move whimsical, fun, and unexpected, but it is a much-needed break from most stuffy red carpet poses. It also gives Lupita the opportunity to show off her show-stopping gowns from literally every angle. Want to learn how to spin and pose like a pro? Check out the master at work and scroll through to see all of Lupita’s best red carpet twirls.
The Angelic Look
Lupita Nyong’o wore a stunning Oscar de la Renta one-shoulder gown and paired the dress with Forevermark diamonds for the 2019 Vanity Fair afterparty.
The actress wore a black Elie Saab gown with gold detailing as she twirled on the 2018 BAFTA red carpet.
Lupita spun down the red carpet premiere of Queen of Katwe in a custom Elie Saab gown and matching headpiece in 2016.
Sparkle and Shine
Lupita gave a few quick twirls at the premiere of The Jungle Book in a custom lime green top and sequined fringe J.Crew skirt in 2016.
The Most Iconic Twirl
The actress showed off every angle of her gorgeous Elie Saab gown at the 2015 SAG Awards.
Lupita twirled in her Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown at the 2015 Golden Globes.
The actress spun down the red carpet of the 2014 Met Gala in a fringe ’20s-inspired Prada ensemble.
After winning her first Oscar in 2014 for best supporting actress in 12 Years a Slave, Lupita made sure to give a signature twirl in her baby blue Prada gown as she gave her first postwin interview.
At the 2014 Golden Globes, Lupita stunned in an off-the-shoulder caped Ralph Lauren Collection gown that she showed off from every single angle.