Lupita Nyong'o Stuns at the Oscars in Blue Prada Gown: 'It Reminds Me of Nairobi'

Get all the scoop on the nominee's blue Prada gown and diamond headband!

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We predicted she’d go for a shade of blue, and we were right! Finally after months of daydreaming about Lupita Nyong’o Oscars gown, the wait is over. The nominee hit the carpet in a stunning blue Prada design, staying true to her love for color.

“It was made for me,” Nyong’o shared on the carpet of the look. “It’s a blue that reminds me of Nairobi. It’s a little bit of home.”

The style star teamed her pleated, plunging goddess-inspired design with a whole lotta Fred Leighton jewels, including an 18kt yellow gold and diamond headband. (Brides, take note!) And we have a feeling she’s about to skyrocket to the top of best dressed lists.

Recently, Nyong’o told PEOPLE she loves prepping for events with her beauty team.

“Being with my glam squad [is my favorite part of getting ready for an event],” she shared. “I really just enjoy that time. We just listen to music and dance sometimes and we crack some jokes and, you know, we get the glam on!”

What do you think of the nominee’s Oscars gown? Will she make your best dressed list?

–Brittany Talarico

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