Lupita Nyong’o gives us a lesson in Saudi power dressing

Wed, 2019-03-13 02:00

DUBAI: Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o just attended the
world premiere of her latest film wearing a power suit by an
up-and-coming Saudi designer.

The actress walked the red carpet for the premiere of director
Jordan Peele’s “Us” at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas,
and chose to flaunt a white suit by designer Honayda Serafi.

The structured suit, with a spray of tulle on the right
shoulder, hails from the designer’s namesake label, Honayda. The
suit, which is from the brand’s Spring 2019 collection, features
a double-breasted blazer with quirky cutouts and flared,
floor-grazing trousers.

Since launching her label, the Parsons School of Design graduate
has seen her creations worn by the likes of rapper Eve at the 2019
Grammys and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, who graced the red carpet
in one of her designs at the 2019 Oscars.

The 36-year-old “Black Panther” actress worked with stylist
Michaela Erlanger on the striking look, which she complemented with
futuristic make-up — a sweep of hot pink eyeshadow across the
bridge of her nose and eyes — and a row of metal duckbill clips
in her hair.

According to Nyong’o, her look was inspired by rap star Snoop

“Paying my respects to tha Doggfather (sic),” she captioned
a photograph of her look.

She stars in the second horror film directed by Peele — his
first, “Get Out,” received an Academy Award for Best Original

“You know, it doesn’t feel too different,” Peele told The
Guardian newspaper recently. “With ‘Get Out,’ I had the fear
that if it went wrong, it would go terribly wrong. I don’t have
that fear with this movie, but of course there’s the fear of
betraying the expectations of somebody who wants, essentially, Get
Out 2, and what happens when they realize this is a very, very
different movie.”

Peele’s socially minded horror thriller “Us” made its
world premiere at the SXSW festival last week, The Associated Press

Nyong’o plays a woman returning to her beachside childhood
home with her husband and two children. On the vacation, an
unresolved trauma from her past is unearthed leading to an eerie
confrontation for the family with doppelgangers of themselves.

 “Us” will be released in the US on March 22 by Universal
Pictures. Peele also produces along with Jason Blum of Blumhouse
Productions. Co-stars include Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss and Tim

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Lupita Nyong’o gives us a lesson in Saudi power dressing