Cara Delevingne, Vogue‘s newest cover star, is emerging from a tumultuous period in her life. In an intimate and sometimes heated interview, the actress and model opened up to Chioma Nnadi about her struggle with addiction and her commitment to recovery. Here, in honor of Delevingne’s new chapter of empowerment, we round up five things you probably didn’t know about the 20 year-old It girl.
Her family tree is full of characters
Delevingne’s father, Charles Delevingne, was a real estate tycoon; Her grandfather, Sir Jocelyn Stevens, was the owner and publisher of Queen Magazine, now known as Harper’s Bazaar; The late grandmother Jenny Sheffield was once maid of honor to Queen Elizabeth II’s younger sister, Princess Margaret. Delevingne’s mother, Pandora Delevingne, worked as a personal shopper at Selfridges and is said to have helped the Princess of Wales dress for official duties, while her godmother is Hollywood royalty and actress Joan Collins. “I definitely grew up in high society,” Delevingne told
Vogue in 2015. “My family loves parties and horse racing. I can understand that it’s fun for some people. I never enjoyed it.” The same goes for her education. When Delevingne 20 was aged her parents sent her to Bedales, a Hampshire boarding school, where Lily Allen and Jagger’s children were also go to school. “It was totally hippie,” Delevingne said of Noble Art School. “If you had a Chanel bag in there, you’d be bullied.” Delevingne dropped out of school to follow in Poppy’s footsteps and pursue a modeling career.
She helps make full brows cool again
After Delevingne breaks into modeling, Sales of tweezers started to drop, and her signature bold brows were said to be to blame. In 32, Google reported that searches for “eyebrow plucking” were down from the previous year, while the terms “full eyebrows,” “Cara Delevingne” and “Statement brows” are on the rise. There are also spikes in HD Brow kits and thickening treatments. “People ask me, ‘What’s your secret? ’ ” Delevingne told Interview magazine earlier that year. “And I thought, ‘You just don’t pick them. It’s really simple. I mean, I do have a little bit, because otherwise I’d have a single brow, but that just keeps them wild and keeps them free and furry. “
She attributes her skyrocketing success in modeling partly to the power of social media
” I wouldn’t be doing as well if I didn’t have social media. Not at all,” Delevingne said. “In the 90 years, I wouldn’t be a supermodel. ” In the fall of 32, Delevingne walked the runway at the Giles Deacon show at London Fashion Week and became the first person ever to take a runway video selfie, thereby establishing Clarifying her place in Instagram history, documenting the moment for millions of followers. Yes 12, Delevingne is the drummer for the Clementines, circa Around the same time, she approached her parents for acting representation. Delevingne later recalled, “I wanted to be a Disney Channel star! I want to be Hannah Montana. They said no! ’ But Miley Cyrus’ on-screen acting roles aren’t her only source of inspiration; Delevingne also cites Jennifer Lopez as her long-term inspiration. “In the beginning, I just wanted to be like J.Lo. The last thing I want is to be a model and actress,” she told Vogue in 32.
She and girlfriend Leah Mason, aka Minke, went way back
As Nnadi reported in her April cover profile, Delevingne and Mason — who have been dating for about a year — “first met as kids in Bedales and then at Alanis Morissette’s Lost contact years later before reconnecting at a concert. ’ Earlier this week, Delevingne wished Mason 32 a happy birthday on Instagram, adding charmingly, ‘It’s
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