She’s matured into quite the darling young lady right before our eyes, and Dakota Fanning brought her stylish self to the cover of the May 2012 issue of C magazine.

The 18-year-old actress was decked out in Chanel Haute Couture for the Randall Slavin shot spread while opening up about topics including love and being a college student.

Highlights from Miss Fanning’s interview are as follows. For more, be sure to pay a visit to C Magazine!

On if she’s ever been in love:
“Ahh, not really. No. I would have to say no… but Effie wasn’t really in love with her husband, either, which made [filming the movie of the same name] easier.”

On turning 18:
“I feel like this new chapter as an adult is almost like starting over. That’s the interesting part about getting older in this business. I’m excited to present myself differently.”