FOUND: Lupita Nyong'o's Black and White Dress from the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

Saturday, June 07, 2014

How do style stars do summer sundresses? Let Lupita Nyong'o be your guide. The hotter-than-hot actress with the can't miss (most of the time) fashion sense was recently spotted at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic sporting a chic little black and white sundress, expertly accessorized with black wedge sandals and and black straw hat.

Black and white may not be a conventional choice for a summery occasion, but Lupita shows that it can be just as pretty and carefree as traditional floral prints and pastels, if constructed right and accessorized in a summery way.

Want to steal Lupita Nyong'o's black and white sundress style for your own? She's wearing the the Bonded Cotton Pleat Dress from Alexander McQueen.

That's right, the same label that dressed Duchess Kate for her wedding and inspired many a fashion fan (yours truly included) to line up for hours for a showing of the late designer's work at The Met. This mid-weight cotton dress from the spring line is nearly sold out online, but, where it is still available, it's been drastically discounted. If this dress is screaming your name, don't miss this last chance to snag it online.

Wear this flattering dress to summer occasions that require a stylish-casual dress code. Picture casual weddings and bridal showers, outdoor cocktail parties, charity luncheons, and brunches. You could also dress up this frock by ditching the wedges and adding a high-heeled sandal. Might I suggest the popular for a reason Stuart Weitzman Nudist Sandal in black leather or black satin? That would look amazing.

→ Buy the Alexander McQueen Bonded Cotton Pleat Dress (sizes 4, 6), $3,224.00 (was $5,370.00), at

→ Buy the Alexander McQueen Bonded Cotton Pleat Dress (size IT42), $2,685.00 (was $5,370.00), at

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