[Close-Up] Yara Shahidi Is Pastel Perfection For ‘PorterEdit’

Yara Shahidi

Photo Credit: Yelena Yemchuk

Yara Shahidi glows it up in her newest fashion spread for Net-A-Porter’s PorterEdit. Lensed by Yelena Yemchuk, the Grown-ish actress serves beauty goals with a soft beauty beat crafted by Emily Cheng and her textured tresses styled by Nai’vaisha Johnson for the digital magazine.

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Styled by Tracy Taylor, the beauty takes fashion to new heights as she poses it up in a slew of spring-ready pastels and monochromatic looks from Balmain, Balenciaga, Pushbutton and Prada. Inside, the Harvard-bound activist gets candid with former Teen Vogue editor Elaine Welteroth about friendship, fashion and setting intentions.


Yara Shahidi

Photo Credit: Yelena Yemchuk

On using fashion as a platform:

“It’s why I wear a ton of political T-shirts because I get to wear things that state my political opinions. Fashion is associated with an ideology. You could wear a beret, but when you tilt it to the side, you go from Parisian to Black Panther.”

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