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Biography of Cara Jocelyn Delevingne


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  • Full Name: Cara Jocelyn Delevingne
  • Born: 12 August 1992 (age 22)
  • Place: London, England
  • Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)
  • Hair colour: Blonde
  • Eye colour: Green
Early life
Delevingne was born in London, the daughter of Pandora Anne Delevingne (nee Stevens) and property developer Charles Hamar Delevingne. She attended Bedales School in Hampshire. She has two older sisters, Chloe and model Poppy Delevingne. Her godfather is Condé Nast executive Nicholas Coleridge, and her godmother is actress Joan Collins.

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne
Delevingne's maternal grandfather was publishing executive and English Heritage chairman Sir Jocelyn Stevens, nephew of magazine publisher Sir Edward George Warris Hulton and grandson of newspaper proprietor Sir Edward Hulton, 1st Baronet. Her maternal grandmother Janie Sheffield was lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret. Her paternal great-grandfather was the Canadian-born British politician Hamar Greenwood, 1st Viscount Greenwood. Through one of her maternal great-great-grandfathers, Sir Lionel Lawson Faudel Faudel-Phillips, 3rd Baronet, Delevingne descends from the Anglo-Jewish Faudel-Phillips baronets; two of her ancestors on that line served as Lord Mayor of London.

Career~Modelling
Delevingne signed with Storm Model Management in 2009 and modelled in Clements Ribeiro and Burberry fashion shows in 2010. In 2011, Delevingne was featured in Burberry's spring/summer 2011 campaign. Delevingne later became the face of Burberry's spring/summer 2012 campaign shot by Mario Testino alongside actor Eddie Redmayne.

Delevingne began her modelling career at a young age she first appeared in Vogue Italia at age 10, having modelled in ads for Cadbury. She is currently the face of Burberry's Beauty campaign alongside fellow British models Edie Campbell and Jourdan Dunn.

Delevingne has featured in advertising campaigns for other brands including H&M Authentic Collection (2011), Dominic Jones Jewellery (2012), Blumarine, DKNY, Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent, Zara, Chanel.[23] She was recently described by British Vogue as the "star face" of the autumn/winter 2012-2013 show season, having appeared on the catwalk for brands such as Shiatzy Chen, Moschino, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Stella McCartney, Dsquared, Lanvin, Givenchy and Chanel.

Delevingne has graced the covers of Vogue UK thrice including a supplement cover in 2011, Vogue (Korea, Australia, Brasil, Japan, Italia, Portugal), LOVE, i-D, Russh, Jalouse, and Style.com's Spring 2013 issue. In addition, she was the cover girl of W's September 2013 issue. She also walked down the catwalk as a model in the 2012 and 2013 Victoria's Secret fashion shows. She is also the face of Chanel's Resort 2013 campaign along with Dutch model Saskia de Brauw. She also landed the face of DKNY in late 2012. In 2012, and 2014, Delevingne won the "Model of the Year" award at the British Fashion Awards.

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