The Nairobi blue is a new hue name courtesy of our very own Lupita Nyong’o who never forgets home. She is a daughter of Africa. the beautiful dress she rocked during the oscars remind her of the blue skies of her city;NAIROBI
She is on top of the world this season due to her acting abilities and talent. but guess what,she doesn’t disappointment even when it comes to choosing her dresses and style. in the same light,she didn’t disappoint on the 86th Academy Awards red carpet. The “12 Years a Slave” actress chose a gorgeous sky blue Prada gown for her big night.
The gown was custom-made for her and she chose the color because it reminded her of her home country. “It’s a blue that reminds me of Nairobi so I wanted to have a little bit of home,” she said. It’s official: That dress color shall now officially be known as Nairobi blue.