Kenyan Actress Lupita Nyong’o is definitely one of the fast-rising Africans in Hollywood. Since snagging the Oscars at the 2013 Academy Awards in a blue classic Prada dress, she has solidified herself as a must-see on every red carpet event.

On the latest episode of Vanity Fair‘s “Fashion Timeline,” the 12 Years a Slave actress talks about how she has stays on top of her game from the MET Gala to the Oscars.

She says that she loves to be elegant, playful and adventurous when picking her looks.

Watch the full video below:

Photo credit: @lupitanyongo