Lupita Nyong’O and David Oyelowo Stun on the Red Carpet as They go Traditional at Movie Premiere

Lupita Nyong’O and David Oyelowo Stun on the Red Carpet as They go Traditional at Movie Premiere


At the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) premiere of a movie, ‘Queen of Katwe’, celebrity thespians Lupita Nyong’O and David Oyelowo made statements in African inspired looks.

Lupita Nyong’O wore a House of Herrera dress in yellow featuring embellished royal blue floral appliqué details, topped with a blue headwrap, soft glam makeup look, red lips and blue pumps on the red carpet.

On the other hand, David Oyelowo adorns an African styled gold embroidered tunic on black pants paired with embellished velvet loafers looking every bit like an African prince on the red carpet.

Queen of Katwe is a Disney adaptation based on the true story of young Ugandan chess prodigy, Phiona Mutesi played by newcomer Madina Nalwanga, who becomes a World Chess Champion.

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Disney’s Queen of Katwe comes to the cinemas October 7

Directed by Mira Nair (Mississippi Masala) and written by William Wheeler (The Hoax) this highly anticipated film stars David Oyelowo as Robert Katende (Phiona’s coach) and Lupita Nyong’o as Phiona’s mother.

See more photos of their looks below. lupita-nyong-o-3







Lupita and David with director Mira Nair
Lupita and David with director Mira Nair

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Tobi Gbemisola
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