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Lupita Nyong’o causes a stir with her outfit at the Tony Awards 2023

Lupita Nyong’o made a major statement on Sunday’s Tony Awards 2023 red carpet, clad in an ultra-realistic silver breastplate molded from her own naked body. The Oscar winner described wearing the custom Misha Japanwala design as “a shameless out-of-body experience” on Instagram, adding that she was “honored, humbled, strengthened and energized” to wear the one-of-a-kind creation on the Tonys carpet.

“Misha Japanwala is a Pakistani artist and fashion designer, whose work is rooted in the rejection and deconstruction of external shame attached to one’s body. In her artistic process, she creates a realistic and true record of a person’s body as an act of resistance and celebration, and an insistence on being allowed to exist freely in our bodies,” Nyong’o, 40, continued.


Japanwala has crafted similar breastplates for Cardi B, Julia Fox, and Halsey, and her exhibition “Beghairati Ki Nishaani: Traces of Shamelessness” — which Nyong’o shouted out in her caption — is on view at Hannah Traore Gallery in New York City until July 30.

Styled by Michaela Erlanger, the “Black Panther” beauty wore the nipple-freeing (but not) number with a black velvet blazer, flared trousers, De Beers diamonds, and a Bella Rosa Collection clutch; her freshly shaved head was adorned with an eye-catching henna tattoo by artist Sabeen.

Janelle Monáe — who’s never been afraid to bare it all herself — praised Nyong’o’s look as “phenomenal” in the comments section, while Naomi Campbell deemed it “DIVINE.”


But not everyone was on board with the boob-centric style.

“Not a classy look at all very distasteful,” one critic commented; “No one could wear this in public…so who is going to buy this?” another asked.

Several astute followers pointed out that art is meant to provoke, with one applauding the “poignant message” of Japanwala’s bespoke breastplate.


“Art isn’t going to please nor be understood by everyone,” they added.

But perhaps another fan put it best, writing, “News flash everyone: women can wear what we want and we don’t care what you think.”

In other news – Jessica Alba’s daughter looks Just like her mom in gorgeous photos

Jessica Alba, 42, and her lookalike daughter Honor Warren, 15, were all smiles while attending the fourteenth day of Roland-Garros in Paris, France with friends, including Jennifer Kroog Rosenberg, the Vice President of Marketing Communications at The Honest Company, this week.

The actress took to Instagram to share several photos and videos from the fun outing and called it a “Girls Day” in the caption. She and her oldest child rocked casually stylish summery outfits and looked gorgeous. Read More

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