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Saturday, 11 August 2018

Fashion Africa : Lupita Nyong'O Oscar-winning actress covers Porter's 'Desire' issue



Fashion Africa : Lupita Nyong'O Oscar-winning actress covers Porter's 'Desire' issue

Lupita looks glorious in red as she covers the 'Desire' of Porter talking about self-acceptance and driving change in Hollywood.

Lupita has had quite the year with the global success of Black Panther. The actress certainly knows what it's like to be desired both in her career and personal life. The oscar-winning actress sits down with Porter to discuss self-acceptance and driving change in Hollywood.
Porter gets personal with the iconic Mexican- Kenyan actress who discusses driving change in Hollywood, empowering women, redressing beauty standards for people of colour, and why no one should dare touch her hair.

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Photographed by Mario Sorrenti, Lupita is the epitome of desire as she poses for the cover in a vibrant red Gucci dress.



Read excerpts from the interview below:
  
On her Mother's influence: She shared a rough draft of her story with her mother, to whom she credits much of her success and who fully supported her op-ed. “I don’t underestimate how much she influenced who I am,” Nyong’o says, playing with the tiny gold elephant that hangs from the long, gold rope around her neck. (She loves elephants, which are, of course, native to.



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