As mesmerizing as Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is, she is rivaled by her exotic Marrakesh surroundings in the Vogue US July 2014 cover shoot. From a spice market to a luxuriously patterned backdrop and even a flower-filled bath, the locale, which the Ksar Char-Bagh resort, is absolutely breathtaking. It says a lot that she can hold her own against it.
The Vogue US July 2014 cover shoot, which happens to be her very first, was shot by photographer Mikael Jansson. People's Most Beautiful Woman was styled by fashion editor Phyllis Posnick, who put together a wardrobe as rich as her surroundings. In the accompanying article, Nyong'o opens up about her fame, “Even in my dreams of being an actor, my dream was not in the celebrity. My dream was in the work that I wanted to do.”