Cara Delevingne’s Complete Style Evolution

Celebrating the ultimate cool girl

With almost a decade of reign as the ultimate it girl, our September cover star Cara Delevingne shows no signs of slowing down. With both successful modelling and acting careers under her belt, as well as a wealth of designer collaborations and a longstanding relationship with British label Burberry, she is the embodiment of the modern woman. Ahead of her latest role in Amazon Prime’s newest series Carnival Row, launching later this month, we take a look back at her fashion evolution.

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A fresh faced Cara attends Bally’s Fashion Night Out Party in London, 2010

Cara Delevingne 2010

Attending the Remember Me London Premiere in 2010, Cara debuts her signature edgy style with a studded belt and black stockings.

Cara Delevingne 2011

At the 2011 Burberry Serpentine Gallery Summer Party, black motorcycle boots add a hint of grunge to her otherwise boho look

Cara Delevingne 2011

True to her signature style in skinny jeans and a plaid jacket at Tiffany & Co’s Vogue Fashion Night Out Party in 2011

Cara Delevingne 2012

Exuding elegance in Burberry at the 58th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards After Party in 2012

Cara Delevingne 2012

Attending the 2012 British Fashion Awards in a metallic green Burberry shift dress, with matching silver heels. 

Cara Delevingne 2013

Old Hollywood waves and a lace sleeved Burberry dress show a nod to the roaring 20’s at The Great Gatsby premiere at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival 

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Suited up in 2014 at the Mulberry Dinner Launch of the Cara Delevingne Collection


Forgoing a gown for a Stella McCartney two-piece, Cara pushes the envelope at the Charles James: Beyond Fashion 2014 Met Gala

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Dazzling in Yves Saint Laurent at the New York premiere of her film Paper Towns in 2015

Cara Delevingne 2015

For the 2015 Met Gala China: Through The Looking Glass, Cara complemented her Stella McCartney jumpsuit with ornate cherry blossom tattoos. Hand drawn with marker by celebrity tattoo artist Bang Bang and his team, they took a total of eleven hours to complete. 

Cara Delevingne 2016

Who better to shake up the preppy image of British fashion house Burberry than their long time muse Cara in a gothic inspired ensemble, complete with cape, the model turned heads with a single line of body paint down her chest.  

Cara Delevingne 2016

Staying true to her signature style, Cara pairs a cut out Balmain jumpsuit with a mauve grey lipstick at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards

Cara Delevingne 2016

Thigh high leather Louboutins, sheer tulle courtesy of Alexander McQueen dress and a biker jacket make a statement and secure her status at fashions edgiest cool girl at the Suicide Squad London premiere, 2016. 

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At the Cara X Burberry Party in 2017, this plaid Burberry suit and extreme smokey eye made sure all eyes were on the host

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Afreshly shaved head slicked with metallic paint pairs perfectly with a Chanel brocade pantsuit at the 2017 Met Gala

Cara Delevingne 2017

With her bleached buzzcut taking centre stage, Cara pairs a little black Yves Saint Laurent dress and thigh high boots by Anthony Vaccarello at the 2017 MTV Movie Awards.

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Keeping in mind the sci-fi theme at the 2017 premiere of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Cara wows in a sheer Iris van Herpen couture dress

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Outside the Dior Fall 2018 show in Paris, Cara proves she is the ultimate Brit girl, in a baker boy cap and checked coat

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In homage to the theme Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination  at the 2018 Met Gala, this Dior couture gown and headpiece pay tribute to chapel veils

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Taking notes form the boys, Cara attends the wedding of Princess Eugenie in a royal-protocol-breaking suit and top hat

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In a red carpet interview, Cara defined camp as “an expression of your most outrageous”, and this Dior rainbow ensemble certainly embodied that at the 2019 Met Gala Camp: Notes on Fashion

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Cara Delevingne attends the Carnival Row Special Screening at Astor Film Lounge in Berlin, Germany. 

Cara Delevingne appears on the September 2019 cover of marie claire Australia. 

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