[Close-Up] Lisa Bonet Serves Up Bohemian Slay For ‘PORTER Edit’

Lisa Bonet X PORTER Edit

Photo Credit: Yelena Yemchuk

The iconic Lisa Bonet has been captivating us since the late ’80s as Denise Huxtable in The Cosby Show and A Different World with her signature free-spirited looks and fashion slay. The 50-year-old bombshell continues to serve us her bohemian swag in her latest spread for PORTER Edit. 

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Lensed by Yelena Yemchuk, the ageless beauty serves up her natural glow in a soft beat crafted by Lisa Storey and her  tousled dreadlocks styled by Johnie Sapong. With looks styled by Tracy Taylor, she poses it up in high fashion pieces from Diane Von Furstenberg, Brock Collection, Ulla Johnson and Caroline Constas. Inside the spread, she opens up about her personal journey, growing up biracial, her acting career and so much more. 

Lisa Bonet X PORTER Edit

Photo Credit: Yelena Yemchuk

On growing up biracial: 

“The world wasn’t ready for what I represented, the merging of these two races. I didn’t always feel welcome – in my mom’s family, in my school. So I sheltered myself by always withholding a bit, because I didn’t always feel safe.”

On why she isn’t a bigger star:

“I don’t know! I always had one foot in and one foot out of the business, so that’s part of it. But also, it’s slim pickings out there! There aren’t endless opportunities for women of color, you’ve probably noticed.

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