This lady is not only nailing the red carpet, but apparently Forbes named her sister the most powerful woman in Africa last year, her dad is a Kenyan senator, her brother is a professor, and Lupita herself once wrote, produced, and directed a documentary about the treatment of albinos in Kenya. So: smartness ahoy, basically.

And her LBD has metallic panache. She is going to be such an interesting bright spot during awards season that she’s ALMOST making me forget how hellaciously busy that time of year always is. Almost.

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