Cara Delevingne is officially our 2012 crush. From those gorgeously defined eyebrows, to her amazing fashion campaigns and her giggles backstage at numerous fashion shows, it’s no wonder she’s landed herself on every ‘One To Watch’ list!
25 Things You Didn’t Know About Cara Delevingne
Here at LOOK, we’re totally obsessed with Cara Delevingne. From her gorgeously defined eyebrows, to her amazing fashion campaigns and her fun and fashionable antics backstage at various shows – we REALLY want to be her friend.
Cara is just 20 years old, but has already topped dozens of ‘One To Watch’ lists, plus she won the coveted Model Of The Year accolade at this year’s British Fashion Awards. She’s friends with Coco Sumner, Jourdan Dunn, Lily Allen and the Jagger sisters and gets to go to ALL the coolest parties. And if that wasn’t enough to make her super, both Justin Bieber and Harry Styles apparently think she’s hot. Who can blame them?
Come and check out 25 fun facts about the Burberry model, from her biggest campaigns, to what she eats before her Victoria’s Secret Show, who her style icon is and why she loves LOOK. Enjoy!
Cara Delevingne, Model Of The Year 2012
In November 2012, Cara Delevingne was named Model Of The Year at the British Fashion Awards. She said: “It’s completely mad. It’s only just starting to sink in. When they say your name, it’s like one of those Zoolander moments when you think they’ve said the wrong name. It’s out of this world. I never thought this would happen.” And THIS is why we love her.
Cara Delevingne On Twitter
Love Cara Delevingne? You’ll be pleased to know you can follow her very fashionable antics on Twitter. Check her out @CaraDelevingne. She describes herself as “Professional human being. I also love eyebrows and playing the drums”. And she’s on Instagram, too! Follow ‘caradelevingne’.
Cara Delevingne Reveals Her Style Icon
Cara Delevingne is a style icon in her own right, but that doesn’t stop her admiring the fashion sense of her famous peers. So whose wardrobe does she really want to raid? Alexa Chung, and her best friend Coco Sumner.
She told The Telegraph: “They have their own individual style and have remained true to it. I think it’s really important to stay true to yourself.”
Cara Delevingne For Victoria’s Secret
Cara Delevingne made her Victoria’s Secret debut at the lingerie brand’s annual fashion show in November 2012, alongside Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio and Jourdan Dunn.
And she revealed she even had a McDonald’s the day before the show, saying: “I had McDonald’s for lunch and pizza for dinner. I need to eat a lot otherwise I feel faint – I get in the worst moods if I don’t eat.” That’s our girl.
Cara Delevingne On The Catwalk
The Victoria’s Secret 2012 Show might have been Cara Delevingne’s first, but she’s no stranger to the catwalk. She’s walked the runway for brands such as Shiatzy Chen, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Stella McCartney, Chanel and Donna Karan. Wow!
Cara Delevingne In Anna Karenina
Cara Delevingne had a small part in the 2012 film remake of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina,alongside Keira Knightley and Jude Law.
She starred as Princess Sorokina, who Count Vronsky (who was played by Aaron Johnson and had an affair with Keira’s character, Anna), took a liking to. She made Anna insanely jealous because she’s so beautiful!
How Was Cara Delevingne Discovered?
Talking about her big break into modelling, Cara says: “I’ve been best-friends with Genevieve Garner, daughter of Sarah Doukas [CEO of Storm Model Mangagement] since I was five. Sarah saw me when she came to our school and Gen introduced us. I had never thought about modelling before, and it just happened.”
Cara Delevingne’s Amazing Hidden Talent
She’s not just a pretty face, you know. Cara Delevingne told The Telegraph recently: “I’m a world class Beat Boxer, you should hear the noises I can make with my mouth… I’m also obsessed with drumming and have a massive electric drum kit in my bedroom, I’m drum mad.”
Cara Delevingne’s Favourite Labels
Talking about her favourite fashion labels, Cara Delevingne says: “I love Christopher Bailey and Burberry, Mulberry for bags, and Hudson for jeans. I like a little bit of designer, with a bit of vintage and high street mixed in.
“I love it when you find those one off key pieces, which end up becoming investment pieces. I always go for comfort, and like feeling confident and casual.”
What Would Cara Delevingne Do If She Wasn’t A Model?
Cara Delevingne loves her music, and if she wasn’t a model, she’d like to work in the record industry. But NOT in front of the camera.
She says: “If I was rich enough, I would love to launch my own record label. I would love to try and give all my musically talented friends a start in the industry.” Aww!
Cara Delevingne Loves LOOK!
Cara Delevingne is a huge fan of LOOK, after we published a story about some comments she made with regards to Victoria Beckham. Cara denied reports that she’d turned down the role of VB in the Spice Girl musical, Viva Forever.
When we wrote a story about what she REALLY said and printed her retraction, she praised our team for sticking by her, tweeting us: “Reporting the truth! I like it!”
Cara Delevingne Wants To Work With Meryl Streep
Cara Delevingne has big acting ambitions. The model wants to work with Meryl Streep! She says: “I’d love to be in a film with Meryl Streep or Martin Scorsese. There are so many different things I want to do, maybe like a possessed child or an evil something…I don’t know.”
Cara Delevingne’s Sister Poppy
Cara Delevingne has a famous sister, in the form of fellow model Poppy Delevingne. And she loves her to bits!
She says: “Poppy has always been so supportive of me. It was strange in the beginning with both of us working in the same industry, but she has helped me and is always there for me with advice. It helps that we are similar people, we are very close.”