Photos: Lupita Nyong’o’s $150,000 Oscar Dress Stolen


A $150,000 custom-made Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress, worn by actress Lupita Nyong’o at the Oscars, has been stolen in Hollywood. The dress, studded with 6,000 natural white pearls, was taken from the London Hotel in West Hollywood when Nyong’o was out of the room. Sheriff’s Lt William Nash said the dress appeared to be stolen on Wednesday evening and officers were checking CCTV footage. On the red carpet on Sunday, Nyong’o, 31, told Associated Press:

“I’m just wearing my diamonds and pearls. My homage to (musician) Prince. 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.