Lupita Nyong’o is Vogue‘s woman of the hour!

Lupita Nyong'o for Vogue July 2014

Fame never looked so good for the black actress after winning tons of accolades for last year’s 12 Years A Slave, where she played the tormented Patsey.

“It just feels like the entertainment industry exploded into my life,” Nyong’o shares. “People who seemed so distant all of a sudden were right in front of me and recognizing me—before I recognized them!”

Lupita Nyong'o for Vogue July 2014

On the magazine’s upcoming July issue, the gorgeous newcomer tries her hand in modelling and getting styled, which awakened her love for fashion.

“It’s a job; it’s work, you know. We’d just try, try, try, try, try, try, try. At first it was very daunting, but I ended up really having fun with it,” she adds about her first ‘epic six-hour fitting.’

Lupita Nyong'o for Vogue July 2014

 

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