Lupita Nyong'o's Glittering Facial Jewelry Took a Cue From This Red Carpet Bag

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When celebrating sparkling accessories, sometimes it's best to take your beauty—and ensemble—cues from your kitschy clutch. Such was the avenue for Lupita Nyong'o's above-neck look at last night's Accessories Council ACE Awards in New York. The look featured a bevy of facial adornments that played off her shimmering Judith Leiber pineapple clutch—and offered a heavy, smile-inducing dose of playfulness. An initial glance forced focus on the actress's gaze, eyes edged in a trio of cabouchon cut Swarovski rhinestones—forest green at the inner and outer corners, with a blue pressing in between—her upper lashline featuring pulls of onyx liner and orange eyeshadow. Makeup artist Nick Barose selected the specific facial jewels, color and shape, for what he calls a "cartoony" feel, all the better to riff off her whimsical Carolina Herrera dress and harmonized swinging earrings, each bedecked with cheerful, colorful birds. A taut collective of cornrows and piled coils, adorned in Read more

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