TIFF 2016 Peep Lupita Nyong'O, David Oyelowo in African looks at movie premiere

David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong'O made statements in African inspired looks to the TIFF premiere of 'Queen of Katwe' ....

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David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong'O made statements in African inspired looks to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) premiere of 'Queen of Katwe' yesterday 10th September 2016.

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Lupita Nyong'O, David Oyelowo on the red carpet at TIFF 'Queen of Katwe' premiere

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The stars in the true-life movie chose the distinct looks shinning bright on the red carpet channelling their 'African-ness'.

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Lupita Nyong'O wore a house of Herrera dress in yellow featuring embellished royal blue floral appliqué details topped with blue headwrap, soft glam makeup look,red lips and blue pumps on the red carpet looking every inch an 'African princess'.

play Lupita Ngong'O in African inspired house of Herrera piece on the red carpet at 'Queen of Katwe' TIFF premiere

 

David Oyelowo chose an african styled gold embroidered tunic over black pants paired with embellished velvet loafers on the red carpet looking every inch the sharp African guy!

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Both stars stood out in their African inspired looks. 'Queen of Katwe' is a true-life story of 10-year-old Phiona Mutesi inspired by a mentor to improve her chess playing skills in order to gain a better life for herself and her family!

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