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Black Panther: Inside Lupita Nyongo’s Stunning Beauty Tribute to Africa for the Black Panther at the Wakanda Forever Premiere

On October 26th, Lupita Nyong’o hit the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ in a striking two-piece white outfit.

Nyong’o chose Balmain to commemorate her role in the “Black Panther” prequel. The actress wore a one-shoulder cropped her keyhole her shirt and a floor-length triangular cutout her matching skirt. The matching piece had braided fabric running down the middle of the skirt and around the shoulders.
Diamond earrings, two bracelets and a De Beers ring, which just named her a Worldwide Brand Ambassador, served as her accessories.

To create the look, Nyong’o worked with her go-to stylist, Micaela Erlanger. Meryl Streep, Julianna Margulies, and Diane Kruger are all clients of Erlanger’s styling services.

Along with a strong ruby ​​red lip, blush, mascara, and shimmery eyeshadow from Lancôme’s Holiday Beauty Box Eye Palette, Nyong’o used makeup artist Nick Burroughs.

She worked with Vernon François on her hair and chose a bold look that included a cowry shell-lined hairline and large locks woven with ropes and strings down her back like a chandelier.

The sequel to Marvel Studios’ hit 2018 film Black Panther is titled Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

The sequel to Marvel Studios’ hit 2018 film Black Panther is titled Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. In addition to the newcomers, Tenoch Huerta, Michaela Coel, Dominic Thorne, Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Winston Duke and Danai Gurira will return for the sequel.

The actor who starred in King T’Challa, in the 2018 original, died in 2020 after a four-year battle with the colon that he kept secret. he was 43 years old.

“It’s definitely been hard going back to a space you dearly hold dear and so attached to T’Challa and Chad,” said the actress. Letitia Wrightwho plays Princess Shuri, T’Challa’s sister, said:

“But I just had to be strong, and sometimes emotional, to get through the story. We were proud of him.”

“Black Panther,” in which Boseman played the king of the fictional African land of Wakanda, was a worldwide hit and hailed as a milestone in Hollywood’s racial diversity.

Its sequel was in production when Boseman died.

“I was terrified of it because I couldn’t imagine moving forward without Chadwick,” said the Oscar-winner. Lupita Nyong’oreprising her role as T’Challa’s ex-lover Nakia.

“But then when our director and writer Ryan Coogler explained his ideas for continuing the story, I breathed a sigh of relief.” As a person, I didn’t have to pretend I didn’t experience this kind of loss and grief, and I’m taking full advantage of it.”

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever sees our heroes fighting to defend their country after the king’s death, reuniting with an elite group of female warriors, the Dora Milaje.

The film will premiere in theaters on November 11th.

Content courtesy of WWD & NFH

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