Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has been dating GQ Style fashion editor Mobolaji Dawodu “for six months,” a Dawodu pal reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.The Kenyan-raised actress, 33, and the tastemaker — his website says he’s “informed the visual language of cosmopolitan life and style for more than a decade” — were introduced through mutual friends in the fashion world, adds the friend.“Presentation is extremely important in Kenya,” she told the mag. You can’t just wear flip-flops.” During twice-monthly visits to the salon in Nairobi, she continued, “I read American, British, and a few African magazines.Then I would design my own clothes.”She and Dawodu, who has a young daughter, are clearly on the same fashion page.When did you first know that you wanted to be a ballroom dancer? I’ve had many influences in dance including Mikhail Baryshnikov, Patrick Swayze, and Slavic Krykklyvi. The moment I started feeling good when I was in class and when I saw all the girls react to me. In our 9–5 series, we ask women at the top of their game how they made it.
You are about to view a page that may contain sexual content and/or photographs.In a June 12 Instagram he shared with his nearly 6,000 Instagram followers, they posed in coordinated denim and orange-hued outfits. It took a string of failed relationships and a slew of men taking advantage of my kindness to realize that the problem was with me. The three looks below are all about adding a sense of smart and casual to what you wear.Wearing a casual shirt, merged with a tie or a smart tie with a cardigan sets off a vibe, a sense of self-assured style. I choreographed a solo that I’m really proud of in the stage show “SWAY” where I get to showcase my ballet and contemporary skills. The audience reaction was amazing and the emotion conveyed through the movement drew people in.