Cara Delevingne Reveals the Reason Why She Didn’t Walk in Victoria’s Secret Show 2016

Cara Delevingne Reveals the Reason Why She Didn't Walk in Victoria's Secret Show 2016
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There was one face less in the flock at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. That’s right, Cara Delevingne was missing from the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016. Sometime ago, British magazine, The Sun, began rumors that said Delevingne was “too bloated” for the Victoria’s Secret runway. She shut down all body shamming responses in an Instagram post. Cara Delevingne posted an apology letter from VS producer, Ed Razek, on her Instagram.

In the letter, Razek, rebuffs all tabloid rumors and further extends an open invitation to the model. He wrote, “If you are free on November 30, please join us in Paris. As always, we’d love to have you. No casting necessary!” Delevingne, 24, also criticized the ethics of journalism in her post.

🖕🏽🌞 🖕🏽it's shameless to discuss women's bodies just to sell papers #bloated ❤️ @victoriassecret

A photo posted by Cara Delevingne (@caradelevingne) on

Cara Delevingne’s Reason behind Skipping the VSFS

In spite of the humble invite, Cara Delevingne was missing from the VSFS 2016. Instead of the show, the British model appeared on her sister, Poppy Delevingne’s Snapchat around the showtime. Apparently, Delevingne was flying to Maldives with her gal pals.

In 2014, Cara Delevingne was shooting for the film, Paper Towns, around the VSFS time, and as such, couldn’t feature in the lingerie fashion show then. However, the media speculated her absence as rejection from the show and body shammed her, calling her too fat to be a VS angel.

Cara Delevingne has made a swift transition from modeling to movies. Recently she appeared in the latest DC Comic movie, Suicide Squad, so it’s understandable if she passes up strutting on the Victoria’s Secret runway to wind up in Maldives with friends.

Cara Delevingne’s Beauty Regime and Products

Cara Delevingne is a model in the truest sense of the word. She can make a casual look in tees, tracks pants and sneakers work for her as easily as an evening grown. Here’s everything you want to know about her beauty routine.

Her Usual Routine: She usually avoids makeup and only wears it for events and outings, or to mark the transition from day to night

Makeup Go-Tos: Mascara, eye brow gel, and a highlighter

Makeup Kit: She loves to use organic skincare products

Morning Must: She uses Gentle Cream Cleanser from MV Organics

Quick Fix: Touche Eclat (a highlighter from Yves Saint Laurent)

Her skin: She uses Beauty Elixir from Caudalie for that smooth glowing complexion

Eyes and Lips: She coats her lashes with Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils from Yves Saint Laurent and gets her red pout with Rouge Pur Couture in Shade 01 Le Rouge also from Yves Saint Laurent

Hair: She maintains her hair shine and texture with Sacred Locks Shampoo For Fine Hair from Louise Galvin

Favorite Workout: Yoga and boxing

 


Sources:

Bailey, A., “This Is Why Cara Delevingne Didn’t Walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show,” Yahoo web site, December 5, 2016; https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/why-cara-delevingne-didnt-walk-171309995.html, last accessed December 6, 2016

Kim, M., “Cara Delevingne Isn’t Bloated—She’s Just Fed Up with Body Shamming”, Vogue web site, November 4, 2016; http://www.vogue.com/13500089/cara-delevingne-victorias-secret-body-shaming/, last accessed December 6, 2016

Rippon, R., “Cara Delevingne on her very simple beauty routine,” Vogue web site, March 23, 2015; http://www.vogue.com.au/beauty/news/cara+delevingne+on+her+very+simple+beauty+routine,36427, last accessed December 6, 2016

Haria, S., “My Beauty Life: Cara Delevingne,” Telegraph web site, September 13, 2015; http://www.telegraph.co.uk/beauty/people/cara-delevingne-beauty-tips/, last accessed December 6, 2016

 


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