Lupita Nyong'o's 15 Moments That Led To Vogue

15 Moments That Led to Lupita’s Vogue Cover


Photo: Vogue

It means something to be in Vogue, as told by Anna Wintour herself.  What’s more, it means a considerable amount to be on the cover of Vogue.

In her breakout year ,Lupita Nyong’o has cinched the title as the second African woman to cover the fashion glossy. Wearing a beautiful Prada gown, she talks about everything from that cover to reminiscing back on her year so far.

Here we take a moment to count down just 15 of the many moments that led to the 12 Years A Slave actresses’ biggest moment in fashion yet. From red carpet moments to editorials and campaigns galore in no particular order, this is Lupita Nyong’o.

Her first appearance in Vogue circa November 2013

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Photo: Vogue

Her second appearance in Vogue circa January 2014


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When she stunted at the Golden Globes

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

When she taught us how to say her name

Her New York Magazine cover



Photo: Erik Madigan Heck/New York Magazine

That time she spoke at the Essence Black Women In Hollywood event

And she stunted overseas at the BAFTAs

Lupito BAFTA red carpet arrivals WENN

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When she sat front row with Anna Wintour


Photo: Instagram

When she won that Oscar in Prada

86th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals


Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

And she spoke again

She landed the beauty contract with Lancome


Photo: Alexi Lubomirski for Lancome

She looked fresh on Marie Claire‘s cover

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Photo: Marie Claire

People Magazine recognized her beauty

Lupita Nyong'o

Photo: People Magazine

She landed that Miu Miu campaign

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Photo: Miu Miu / Inez and Vinoodh

She was announced to appear in the next Star Wars

23rd Annual MTV Movie Awards

Photo: WENN

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