In her newly released biopic Queen of Katwe, actress Lupita Nyong’o stars as Harriet Mutesi. The 33-year-old Kenyan actress depicts the mother of teenage chess prodigy Phiona, who is played by Madina Nalwanga). While Nyong’o may sport traditional African attire in the film, she looked perfectly modern as she stepped out in New York City this week.
We are loving the ebony-skinned beauty’s striking yellow coat, which flatters her complexion beautifully. Meanwhile, her white halter dress, matching white pumps and ladylike satchel complete the ensemble. If you’re looking to bring a burst of sunny colour to your weekend style, here’s how to get Nyong’o’s killer outfit for yourself.
1) Weekend Max Mara Fiorina Coat, $930: The brilliant canary hue of this wool-blend coat is sure to create a stunning statement look. The sharp collar, oversized yellow buttons and three quarter length design bring the piece to life.
2) ASOS Halter Neck Full Midi Dress With Plunge, $60: For a feminine contrast against your brightly coloured coat, try slipping into this flared halter dress. The gorgeous ivory shade, keyhole neckline and voluminous skirt complete the look.
3) Stuart Weitzman The Nouveau Pump, $450: Try elongating your leg line in a pair of sleek white pumps. This sophisticated leather pair by Stuart Weitzman matches the white frock, and will also contrast against your yellow topper.
4) Hugo Boss Nadalia Leather Shopper Bag, $575: For a finishing touch, this black leather tote by Hugo Boss just may be your sartorial solution. The thin handles and silver hardware accents offer a chic and classic design.