Lupita Nyong’o Lands Her First VOGUE Cover

Oscar Award winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has landed her very first VOGUE cover. Titled, Her Incredible Breakout Year, the 31-year-old is photographed by Makael Jansson. Check out our favorite excerpts. 

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On this year being surreal:

 Indeed I did. It just feels like the entertainment industry exploded into my life. People who seemed so distant all of a sudden were right in front of me and recognizing me—before I recognized them!

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On designing her own prom dress in high school:

It was a velvet miniskirt with a matching little top and an iridescent silver translucent fabric that flowed to the ground. It was kind of ridiculous, but it was fabulous at the time.

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On the chemistry with her Glam Squad:

You spend so much time with your glam squad. Their energy is the last thing you experience