Lupita Nyong’o Calvin Klein dress worn at the Oscars stolen from Hollywood hotel
The $150,000-dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong’o at the Oscars has been stolen in Hollywood.
The gown a custom-made Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa studded with 6,000 natural white pearls was taken from the London Hotel in West Hollywood when the Kenyan actress was out of the room.
Lupita Nyong’o won best supporting actress last year for Twelve Years a Slave and was a presenter at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony.
Sheriff’s Lt William Nash said the dress appeared to be stolen on February 25 and officers were checking CCTV footage.
On the red carpet on February 22, Lupita Nyong’o, 31, told Associated Press: “I’m just wearing my diamonds and pearls. My homage to (musician) Prince.”
Lupita Nyong’o added of the dress: “We talked about it being fluid and liquid. I wanted it to be an homage to the sea.”
No arrests have been made.Calvin Klein has not commented.
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