12 Years a Slave was a huge hit at this year's Toronto Film Festival — and let's just say Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt's cameos aren't the only reasons. Newcomer Lupita Nyong'o is getting attention — and we sense some Oscar buzz — for her performance in the film.
But acting aside, the fashion world is also taking note of Lupita's impeccable red carpet style. Want proof? Just follow her on her recent promotions around the world, where the actress has shown off an array of inspiring looks. She's worked everything from colorful to dark, formfitting to frothy — and she's not afraid to bring on the bold accessories. We're calling it now: Nyong'o is going to be the one to watch this award season. Step inside to witness nine of Lupita's gorgeous red carpet looks to see what we mean.
—Additional reporting by Justin Fenner