For the second time, the 25-year-old graces the cover of the fashion codex, and this time it's just ahead of her return to the big screen May 2 as Gwen Stacy, the early love interest of
And while she acknowledges that the process of the celebrity profile freaks her out (the "self-editing thing" and "the permanence of it is what's nerve-racking to me ... And the intimacy of it"), she opens up about her palpable affection for leading man and real-life boyfriend Garfield.
"I think I've learned a lot by being around him," the actress said. "And, you know, he is an incredibly important person to me."
Stone has been linked to her costar since 2011, when they were filming
"It's fun. It's been fun working with him just because of who he is as an actor and person," she added -- a sentiment that Garfield echoed.
"I thank my lucky stars that we've been able to be on this ride together," the 30-year-old British actor said. "We all need companions in the mystery to get you out of your head and into your heart."
Born Emily Stone, the Arizona native convinced her parents to move to Hollywood by making a PowerPoint presentation at age 15. She's come a long way since then, being labeled online as a "bland basic bitch." She told the mag that she's happily adopted that self-deprecating moniker, which she stumbled upon when she Googled herself.
The actress also said she'd be keen on starring in the second season of HBO's
"That would be amazing. I would do 'True Detective' with
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