Lupita Nyong’o has had a wonderful year in Hollywood and fashion, she has just managed to bag the coveted front cover of Vogue Magazine. Her photo shoot for the story took place in Marrakech and was shot by Mikael Jansson It was shot in May but was for the July issue that came out on Thursday, 19th of June. Since 1989, only eight other black women have been on the cover of Vogue Magazine.
She spoke about being one of the faces of Lancome and points out the uniqueness of all the other faces of Lancome such as Julia Roberts and Kate Winslet. She is the first black woman to be the face of Lancome. With all these accomplishments, it comes as no surprise that the cover reads “Her incredible breakout year”.