Lupita Nyong'o Shines Bright for ELLE France!

We'll take a stack of copies, please! Lupita Nyong'o is on the cover of the latest issue of ELLE France and she looks drop-dead gorgeous. With her hands on her hips and sporting an open-mouthed grin, Nyong'o stuns in a bright yellow dress against a red backdrop. The Giambattista Valli gown is pulled from the Fall 2013 couture collection and features a sheer overlay on the bodice and a voluminous lace high-low skirt.

The Oscar-winning actress, 31, lets the dress shine with a simple pair of diamond stud earrings and a classic red lip.Nyong'o is labeled a "Superstar" on the July issue and heralded for her ability to inspire with her quick rise to fame.

After her star-making role as Patsey in 2013's 12 Years a Slave alongside Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Michael Fassbender, Nyong'o has become an in-demand actress and spokesperson.

She booked a part in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII and is leading a film adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel Americanah.

The celebrated beauty was also named the new face of Lancôme earlier this year, and represented Miu Miu in its spring ads.

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