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Meryl Streep Hires Lupita Nyong'o's Stylist

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Meryl Streep at the 'Ricki and the Flash' premiere in New York

The Oscar winner never has looked better as she promotes her film 'Ricki and the Flash,' opting to wear more daring silhouettes than usual.

Meryl Streep always has been one to make a statement on the carpet with her elegant sense of style. But lately, she's been stepping out in more adventurous silhouettes — from a Balmain jumpsuit with sheer polka-dot sleeves (and semitransparent side panels) to a leopard-print dress by Derek Lam — while promoting her latest flick, Ricki and the Flash, which she stars in alongside daughter Mamie Gummer and rocker Rick Springfield.

The reason for Streep's wardrobe redux? The Oscar winner called on Micaela Erlanger — power stylist to Lupita Nyong'o and Michelle Dockery — to dress her for the film's press tour.

SHEER PERFECTION: Streep in Balmain at The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday

Erlanger, who ranked at No. 13 on The Hollywood Reporter's top 25 Power Stylists list this year, has been sharing Streep's fashion credits on social media (@houseoferlanger), with the latest outfit a black-and-white graphic Valentino dress with perfectly coordinated shoes.

While it's unclear whether Erlanger is taking over for Streep's longtime stylist, Zoe Buck, at this time — or if she'll continue to style the actress after the promo tour is over — one thing's clear: Streep is pushing her own fashion boundaries. Modern, chic and surprising — Miranda Priestly would approve. The Wall Group, the agency that reps Erlanger, declined to comment when reached by THR.

In addition to styling Streep, Erlanger had an extra-busy weekend with longtime client Dockery, in town to promote the final season of Downton Abbey at the TCA press tour. And, as expected, Erlanger, who now has offices in New York and Los Angeles, outfitted Dockery in two stellar styles: a teal, netted Dion Lee ensemble and a patterned Peter Pilotto frock.

ROCKER CHIC: Streep in Derek Lam at the Ricki and the Flash photocall in New York

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