Lupita Nyong'o's stylist reveals why the actress is everybody's style muse

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Lupita Nyong'o attends the Christian Dior Couture S/S20 Cruise Collection. Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis
Lupita Nyong'o attends the Christian Dior Couture S/S20 Cruise Collection. Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis

The award-winning actress is known for her incredible sense of style, and Hollywood stylist Micaela Erlanger, who has worked with Lupita since she shot to fame in 2013 admires her willingness to experiment with fashion as well as her vast knowledge of tailoring. 

"The red carpet doesn't need to be this precious thing. It's an opportunity to have fun, take risks, and express yourself," Micaela told British Vogue. 

"She [Lupita] is an expert in tailoring and silhouettes, and her knowledge of what suits her allows her to be more daring. She pushes me, I push her and we bring each other back down to earth," the stylist added, saying "this trust has allowed us to to see how transformative style can truly be. She's become the ultimate muse and people want to work with her." 

Compiled by Afika Jadezweni

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