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Lupita Nyong’o checks Vogue with her actual Met Gala hair inspiration

Shut down with one Instagram.


Christine Friar


Lupita Nyong’o brought her hair to new heights at the 2016 Met Gala this week, but the way Vogue covered her look inspired the actress to give a little lesson on black hair via her Instagram account.

It all started at Monday night’s gala, where the theme was “Manus x Machina” a.k.a. “man and machine” a.k.a. “robot stuff,” and Nyong’o walked the carpet looking fantastic:

What an elegant own. 

Vogue contributing editor André Leon Talley had spoken to Nyong’o on the red carpet that evening and said her hair reminded him of a throwback Nina Simone, but unfortunately his commentary ended up being an aside in the Hepburn-centric blog post instead of a focal point.   

H/T Jezebel

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