Lupita Nyong’o Wears Jaw-Dropping Dress Entirely Made Out of 6,000 Pearls to the 2015 Oscars: See the Photos!

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We can all go home, because Lupita Nyong’o just won the Oscars red carpet for the second year in a row!

Nyong’o arrived on the red carpet at the 87th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood on Feb. 22, in a stunning dress that was literally dripping with pearls.

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The 12 Years a Slave actress, 31, who took home the Best Supporting Actress prize at the 2014 Oscars, followed up last year’s ice blue Prada confection with a custom ivory Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa halter dress, embellished with 6,000 pearls. Dazzling diamond drop earrings completed her ensemble.

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Lupita Nyong’o modeled shimmering skin at the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 22, in L.A. Jason Merritt/Getty Images

For beauty, Nyong’o, who brought her brother, Peter, as her date, modeled shimmering skin, with a silver smoky eye, peach cheeks, and a marsala lip hue.

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In 2014, Lupita Nyong’o attended the Academy Awards in an ice blue Prada dress that equally stunned. Steve Granitz/WireImage

After the mania of her last awards season, where she swept at nearly every show, Nyong’o confessed on the red carpet, “The pressure is off! All I have to do is dress up and enjoy the show.”

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For those who were eager to see what the style star would be wearing to the 2015 ceremony, the Yale School of Drama grad did give her fans a hint earlier that day via her Instagram page, where she posted a picture of Prince holding a pearl necklace. “Channeling my inner Prince(ss) today. Happy #Oscars Day, people!,” she wrote.

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