With the impending arrival of Hurricane Joaquin on the East Coast, fall is officially here. Embracing the change in season was Lupita Nyong’o, who stepped out in New York earlier today wearing a monochromatic wool suit. However, the trick to the Yale grad’s look wasn’t in her combo of 50—or rather, three—shades of gray, but rather the flame-red shoes on her feet.
While Nyong’o is known to take risks on and off the red carpet, her look today was classic, conservative, and demure—note the coordinating top-handle structured lady bag. But it was Nyong’o’s ruby stilettos that took her ensemble to the next level.
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