Lupita Nyong’o’s Master Class in Dress Twirling Sparks Trend: See Who Was Spotted Spinning at Cannes!

Lupita Nyong'o at Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2015.
Lupita Nyong'o owns the red carpet in a green Gucci dress at the Cannes Film Festival 2015 on May 13. Getty Images

Swish, swish, zoom!

Lupita Nyong’o is a great many fabulous things: an Oscar-winning actress, a Lancome model, one of the big names in the upcoming Star Wars sequel, and—perhaps most fantastically of all—an expert dress twirler!

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Never to late to twirl. #girlsthattwirl #windingstaircaseinspiration #skirts #whenincannesyoucan #cannes2015 TGIF

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After epic literal turns at last year’s SAGs, Academy Awards, and Met Gala, Nyong’o, 32, arrived at the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, May 13, spinning her little heart out in an emerald Gucci dress embellished with pleats and rhinestones on each shoulder.

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Lupita Nyong’o memorably ruffled her ice blue Prada dress at the Oscars in 2014. Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Turns out, the Mexican-Kenyan beauty has sparked a trend. It seems as though all the celebs—especially models such as Kendall Jenner, because it takes a true pro!—are whirling around Cannes in their lovely gowns, putting the standard hand-on-the-hip pose to shame.

Scroll down to see the prettiest snaps of celebs swirling!

Kendall Jenner

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Kendall Jenner spins at the Youth premiere during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20. Gisela Schober/Getty Images

So nice, she did it twice! First, the reality star spun in a sheer Alaia confection at the Youth premiere on May 20…

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And Jenner does it again at the amfAR 22nd Annual Cinema Against AIDS Gala at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 21 in Cap d’Antibes, France. Kevin Tachman/amfAR15/

And then she did it again in her eggplant Calvin Klein Collection gown at the annual amfAR Gala on May 21.

Petra Nemcova

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Petra Nemcova makes her chiffon fly at the Premiere of Youth during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20. Traverso/L'Oreal/Getty Images

Also working it at the Youth premiere, Nemcova let her chiffon fly free in a romantic Zuhair Murad gown.

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Sara Sampaio

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Sara Sampaio swirls at the debut of Inside Out during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18. Gisela Schober/Getty Images

Sampaio (recently crowned one of the new Victoria’s Secret Angels) made Us dizzy (in a good way!) while ruffling her ultra-sexy black dress with a diamond cutout at the bodice at the Inside Out premiere on May 18.

Miranda Kerr

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Miranda Kerr preps to get twirling at the Magnum Pink and Black fete during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14. FGA /Landov

Less of a legit twirl and more of a lift and sway, but damn, did the Aussie (in a raspberry-hued Emanuel Ungaro dress) make it look good at the Magnum Pink and Black Party on May 14.

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Toni Garrn

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Toni Garrn modeled a goldfish-print dress at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala on May 21. Mike Marsland/

Leonardo DiCaprio‘s ex-lady love showed him what he was missing while flaunting those stems in a patterned Elie Saab dress at the amfAR Gala on May 21.

Anja Rubik

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Work! Anja Rubik attends amfAR’s 22nd Cinema Against AIDS Gala on May 21. Gisela Schober/amfAR15/Getty Images

Gotcha! The model surprised a photographer (and her designer guests, Dan and Dean Caten) when she whipped around in her cobalt blue masterpiece at the amfAR Gala on May 21.

One word to everything: Swoon.

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