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.
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!
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.
On the chemistry with her Glam Squad:
You spend so much time with your glam squad. Their energy is the last thing you experience