Tag: Lupita Nyong’o

The Internet is buzzing over “Queen of Katwe”

The trailer for the anticipated “Queen of Katwe” was recently released to the pleasure of many people across social media platforms. Directed by Mira Nair, the dynamic Indian filmmaker, “Queen of Katwe” is produced by Disney and ESPN films. It stars Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, and Madina Nalwanga as the titular Queen of Katwe.  … Read More

Fashion Statements Honored At CFDA Fashion Awards

Just as bemusing Miranda Priestly stuck it to Anne Hathaway’s character in “The Devil Wears Prada,” it’s true that fashion represents much more than what individuals choose to clothe themselves with. Various award ceremonies in particular muse fashion to be an afterthought of the evening, rendering red-carpet press coverage a necessary evil rather than a… Read More

TIME Magazine Names 100 Most Influential People

What does it take to be one of the most influential people in the world? In Beyonce’s case, all you need to do is run the world.   On April 25, TIME Magazine released its 11th annual “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue with Beyonce gracing the cover. This issue features major figures… Read More

Hollywood’s New “It” Girl Redefines Beauty

Captivating audiences with her performance in “12 Years a Slave,” winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, landing a contract with Lancome, and named People’s Most Beautiful Person of 2014, Lupita Nyong’o is being hailed as Hollywood’s new “It” girl. Nyong’o is also redefining the Hollywood standard of beauty.   Nyong’o was born in… Read More

Know Thy Selfie

While Lupita Nyong’o was certainly not the first to take a selfie, the rising actress’s starring role in the Selfie Heard ‘Round the World on Oscar night has inadvertently led us to the selfie epidemic, or “selfidemic.”   The selfidemic reached historic, Presidential proportions last week when Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, whose Nyong’o-like approval… Read More

Lupita Nyong’o Becomes Lancôme’s First Black Celebrity Ambassador

  On April 4, Academy Award Best Supporting Actress winner, Lupita Nyong’o, was revealed as the newest ambassador of Lancôme Cosmetics. Nyong’o joins the likes of Julia Roberts, Penélope Cruz, Lily Collins, Anne Hathaway, Drew Barrymore, Kate Winslet, and Emma Watson as celebrity ambassadors for the French makeup, skincare, and fragrance powerhouse. Her first campaign will be released… Read More

Movie Rental Recommendation: 12 Years A Slave

Of the films released for rental this week, “12 Years a Slave” is the one you should consider giving a try. A relatively small independent film, “12 Years a Slave” has become something of a phenomenon, as it has swept the awards season and even picked up the Academy Award for Best Picture last Sunday… Read More

2014 Oscars: The Five Best Dressed Women On The Red Carpet, From Cate Blanchett To Lupita Nyong’o

  The 2014 Academy Awards was upon us last night and like many fashion aficionados out there we all tuned in hours ahead the big show to see what our favorite celebrities wore on the red carpet.   Who did you look forward to seeing on the red carpet and did they wow you as… Read More

The 86th Academy Awards Biggest Winners: Gravity, 12 Years A Slave, Dallas Buyers Club

The 86th Academy Awards have come and gone, and if the show has taught us anything it is that the oddsmakers know what they are doing. If you were to have bet with the odds in your Oscar pool on Sunday night, you would have guessed correctly in almost every single category.   (Related: 2014… Read More