One to WatchStyle Icon: The Lupita Nyong’o Lookbook (Photos)Erin Cunningham10.19.13One to WatchStyle Icon: The Lupita Nyong’o Lookbook (Photos)The ‘12 Years a Slave’ actress is not only a breakout actress, but also a breakout style star. From Peter Pilotto frocks to her Christian Dior gowns, here's a look at her best pieces.Erin Cunningham10.19.13 9:45 AM ETGetty Lupita Nyong'o is not only one of this year's breakout actresses, but also a breakout fashion icon. Nyong'o frequently wears flirty and feminine looks from designers like Peter Pilotto, Christian Dior, and Calvin Klein—she sat front row at the brand's Fall/Winter 2014 show. She's learned to bring her A-game to red-carpet appearances. From bright frocks to playful patterns, the 12 Years a Slave actress is a style star to watch. Here's a look at her best pieces. Larry Busacca/Getty Returning to bold prints, Nyong’o chose a Peter Pilotto dress in various shades of green for the DuJour magazine party on February 19. The actress, who was the glossy's most recent cover girl, paired the resort 2014 number with lime green Manolo Blahnik heels and a gold Michael Nelson clutch. Chris Jackson/Getty For the 2014 BAFTAs in London on February 16, the actress turned heads in an emerald green Christian Dior gown with a not-so-subtle train. Cinched at the waist with a gold metallic belt, Nyong’o also accessorized with Ana Khouri cuffs and pearl earrings. Anthony Harvey/Getty Nyong'o attended the Charles Finch and Chanel pre-BAFTA party on February 15 in a pink tweed Chanel dress and matching cropped jacket. She paired the Chanel combo with a striped quilted bag by the designer and silver, pointed-toe Christian Louboutins. Larry Busacca/Getty The actress attended the Calvin Klein Fall/Winter 2014 show during New York Fashion Week on February 13. Seated next to Anna Wintour, the actress was seen in a pale pink, long-sleeve dress tied at the waist paired with matching sandals and a clutch, all by the designer. Frederick M. Brown/Getty From runway to red carpet, Nyong’o attended the 13th annual AARP’s Movies for Grownups Awards Gala on February 10 in a mocha-colored satin dress straight off the Valentino Fall 2013 couture runway. Kevin Winter/Getty The lilac Christian Dior frock that the actress wore to the 86th Academy Awards nominees luncheon on February 10 was all kinds of feminine. The bold orange glycines-print popped against the sleeveless dress that was paired with navy Paul Andrew shoes and a Judith Leiber clutch. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty For the 25th annual Producers Guild of America Awards on January 19, Nyong’o chose a nude-colored Stella McCartney dress. The asymmetrical, one-shouldered design was paired with brown strappy shoes, also by the designer, and a snakeskin clutch. Ethan Miller/Getty Always one to pull off a bright color, the actress arrived at the 2014 SAG awards on January 18 in a one-of-a-kind floor-length turquoise dress by Gucci that featured an elaborate, gold-flaked, floral neckpiece. Jason LaVeris/Getty The actress went vintage for the Entertainment Weekly SAG Awards pre-party on January 17, sporting a gold sleeveless mini-dress by Valentino that was originally designed in the sixties. The floral embroidery and colorful beads coordinated perfectly with pewter Paul Andrew pumps and an Amanda Pearl clutch. Christopher Polk/Getty,Christopher Polk Nyong'o opted for a sleek, white bandeau dress and a silver box clutch, both by Calvin Klein, for the 19th annual Critics' Choice Awards on January 16. Jason Merritt/Getty Arriving at the 71st annual Golden Globes on January 12, the 12 Years a Slave actress looked flawless in a radiant red caped dress by Ralph Lauren. Gabriel Olsen/Getty After the Independent Filmmaker brunch, a wardrobe change was in order. Keeping with a collage of bold prints and bright colors, Nyong'o selected a pastel blue dreamscape dress by Mary Katrantzou, paired with violet Paul Andrew pumps, and a polka-dot Sophia Webster clutch for DuJour magazine’s ‘Great Performances Issue’ launch party, of which she appeared on the cover. Taylor Hill/Getty Switching from her previously darker-colored outfits, the actress arrived at the 2014 Independent Filmmaker Grant and Spirit Awards on January 11 in light and summery shorts and a loose top by Peter Pilotto. She accessorized with white Sophia Webster pumps and an Anya Hindmarch clutch. Jason Merritt/Getty Nyong’o opted for a navy and gold floral-printed Carolina Herrera dress for the 14th annual AFT Awards luncheon on January 10. She completed the look with blue Manolo Blahniks and stud earrings by Jamie Wolf. John Sciulli/Getty,John Sciulli Rocking head-to-toe Proenza Schouler to the W magazine pre-Golden Globes party on January 9, the actress looked edgy and chic with a cross-paneled black dress and a black-and-white ponyskin clutch. Nyong’o appeared on the cover of W later that month. Gregg DeGuire/Getty As the receipient of the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards, Nyong’o sported a glittering Elie Saab dress belted at the waist, strappy Christian Louboutin heels, and Cartier jewelry. Theo Wargo/Getty,Theo Wargo On December 2, Nyong’o arrived at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in an elegant white strapless Lanvin dress. Her Fred Leighton jewelry provided an stylish touch, while the red pumps, also by Lanvin, gave the outfit a pop of color. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Arriving at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Governors Award ceremony on November 16, the 12 Years a Slave actress sported a tuxedo-inspired black Prabal Gurung wrap-around dress with a white collar from the designer’s 2014 Resort collection. Frederick M. Brown/Getty,Frederick M. Brown At GQ's "Men Of The Year" party in Los Angeles on November 12, Nyong'o looked flawless in a pale pink Cushnie et Ochs dress with with front, cut-out details.