Lupita Nyong'o, People's Most Beautiful Woman meets her beauty icon Alek Wek Meets.
Her name is on everyone's lips. The new 'It-Girl' is African and took the world by storm with her performance in Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, which won her the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, among other numerous awards and nominations. Since then, Lupita Nyong's graced magazines covers, beauty campaigns (Lancôme) and fashion brands (Miu Miu). "I 'm particularly proud to represent its unique vision for women," she stated on becoming the first black ambassador for Lancôme, "and the idea that beauty should not be dictated but should instead be an expression of a woman's freedom to be herself."