Lupita Nyong’o Stuns on Marie Claire Cover

Lupita Nyong'o covering Marie Claire's May 2014 issue. (Image: Marie Claire)

By Lilly Workneh (Article originally published on

Lupita Nyong’o is kicking off the Spring with a stellar start.

The Academy Award winner has landed the cover of the May Issue for Marie Claire donning a hot-pink strapless gown and a killer smile.

Nyong’o, who is now endorsed by beauty brand Lancome, joins four fellow actresses who have each landed one of the five covers of the magazine’s May issue, including: Elle Fanning, Kate Mara, Emilia Clarke and Elizabeth Olsen.

The ladies celebrated the “Fresh Faces” issue in Hollywood Tuesday night where Nygong’o stunned in a gray and blue knee-length dress by Giambattista Valli.

Nygon’o’s stylish look was complimented by a new faux-mohawk hairstyle It was the perfect addition to an effortlessly chic yet head-turning ensemble.

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