The Mexican born, Yale Drama School graduate of Kenyan decent, Lupita Nyong’o beat out  Sally Hawkins in “Blue Jasmine,” Jennifer Lawrence in“American Hustle,” Julia Roberts in “August: Osage County,” and June Squibb in “Nebraska” for the Oscar Gold win.  She also managed to become a style icon along the way.   Top designers scampered  to dress the graceful flawless beauty during her ride along the Oscar campaign.  We have Lupita’s acceptance speech as well as some of her best looks too.  She literally reminds everyone how, “No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid,” see below . . .

 

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