Oscar-winning actress and Berlinale‘s first black jury president Lupita Nyong’o, stuns on the cover of Porter Magazine.

She dons a burgundy turtleneck body con gown, a cream turtle neck crop top with a white mini skirt, and a black knitted sweater accompanied by her signature buzzcut for her cover shoot. Lupita also discusses finding fame, handling her win post-Oscar, learning vulnerability and healing from heartbreak on this issue while exploring various lewks. See below:

A decade since @lupitanyongo won an Oscar for 12 Years A Slave and her star suddenly ascended, the actor is feeling reflective about work and life. For our PORTER cover story, she goes on a hike with @zebablay and talks about healing after heartbreak, moving to Hollywood, and how she’s shedding her armor of control to show up with more vulnerability.


I don’t have control of how much space I occupy, but I don’t need to pressure myself to fill it.


Read the cover story here


Talent: @lupitanyongo

Story: @zebablay

Styling: @bojana_kozarevic

Photography: @mr_puryear