11 Times Lupita Nyong'o Wowed Us In Bright Colors

by Kali Borovic

Just about anyone can slip on a little black dress and look fabulous, but the ladies who can make a statement with bold prints and colors are the real style queens. Lupita Nyong'o wore a bright yellow dress to Live! With Michael and Kelly, and somehow managed to make it look completely casual. She's got a knack for pulling off bright patterns and hues, so you might just want to start taking notes.

When Nyong'o's not twirling down staircases or looking fabulous in cover shots, the Star Wars actress is adding some serious brightness everywhere she goes. Combining edgy and sweet vibes for one fierce outfit, she showed up at the New York-based talk show in a lemon hued dress underneath a cropped leather jacket. The form-fitting look, which was the loveliest shade of bright yellow that I've ever seen, will surely make you a bold-color believer, if you're not already.

Although the v-necked dress provided enough color all on it's own, Nyong'o didn't stop there. She added a bit more brightness to the look with a pair of $945 Louboutin heels that put the finishing touch on the already stunning ensemble. If this is any indication of how the rest of her Star Wars media tour will be, I can't wait to see what's in store.

The neckline is absolutely stunning on the actress, and she sure does stand out.

Since her very first awards show, the 32-year-old actress has been making a statement with colors and patterns alike, and she doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Just take a look at all the daring hues that she's already rocked.

1. Bright Green Stripes

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Nyong'o showed off her fabulous fashion sense at the very first Star Wars event in a bright green and white striped mini.

2. Futuristic Pattern

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It might not look like the most colorful ensemble, but this is anything but your average little black dress.

The gown lit up when the lights went down, with an LED design that was sewn into the dress.

3. Electric Green

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The actress twirled down the red carpet at this year's Cannes Film Festival in bright green pleats.

4. Watercolored Print

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Showing off her artistic side, Nyong'o wore a mix of colors and patterns to this year's SAG Awards.

5. Purple Florals

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The ombre effect of this bright gown paired with the flower print was absolutely stunning.

6. Light Pink

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Her bright pink mini made her a stand-out at the Massachusetts Conference For Women.

7. Chains & Feathers

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Who could forget this bright green take on flapper style at the 2014 Met Gala.

8. Hawaiian Inspired Blue

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There's no color that she can't pull off. She amped up this beach-y look with a lei for the Maui Film Festival.

9. Combining Colors

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While some of us are too intimidated by even just one bright hue, Nyong'o pulls off two in the same look.

10. Colorblock

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She brightened up the 2014 CFDAs with her geographic-printed separates.

11. Mix & Match

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Rocking loud colors from head to toe, the MTV Movie Awards was no match for Nyong'o.

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