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Catching Up with Poppy Delevingne

The international It girl talks about the time her sister Cara Delevingne gave her a tattoo, how she’s celebrating her first anniversary, and the films she most wants to see at the Cannes Film Festival.


Poppy Delevingne may seem like a natural at the Cannes Film Festival, but it’s actually her first time in attendance. “I’ve only been here for Chanel Cruise, but never for the festival,” she explained, hiding behind Miu Miu shades in a Valentino frock on Sunday afternoon at a luncheon held by Chopard. “Everyone says it’s a zoo out there.” In between film screenings and parties, Delevingne plans to relax—and celebrate her one-year wedding anniversary to her husband James Cook. “Today, I’m going to grab lunch with my hubby and then I’m dying to dip my toes in the water,” she says, “I also need to work on my freckles!” Find out more about her Cannes plans here:

How would you describe the Cannes Film Festival in three words? Blue. Steamy. Omelette. I had one this morning it was marvelous.

What film are you most excited to see? [Carol], the Cate Blanchett film by director Todd Haynes. I’m seeing it tonight! I’m just hoping I don’t fall flat on my face at the red carpet – it’s the first time I’m doing it and it looks really spooky since I’m a complete klutz.

Is there anything you’re dying to do while you’re here? I want to swim naked in the sea in Chopard diamonds. Even if that means I’ll have to be flanked by two massive bodyguards watching over the diamonds with beady eyes.

You can have your own Titanic ending – the diamonds can fall to the bottom in the end. Yes! Exactly what I’m thinking. But I’ll be there to retrieve them.

In the spirit of throwing diamonds in the sea, what’s the most memorable thing you’ve done lately? I got a tattoo on my neck a few weeks ago. It’s a bull because I’m a Taurus through and through: I’m super shy if you can believe it, but I’m also a raging bull. It’s cooler than a normal Taurian sign. It’s my second tattoo. The only other one I have is a heart that Cara [Delevingne] actually did a while back.

She did it herself? Yes! It was so random and wild. We had an impromptu tattoo party. It wasn’t meant to happen. I woke up in the morning and I totally forgot I had it. I turned to Cara and was like, “did I get a tattoo last night?” and she goes, “Yes, I did it myself and it’s on the back of your neck.”

Did you give her one? I didn’t dare go there.

What other projects are you working on? I have so much stuff coming up but it’s so terribly annoying because I can’t talk about any of it! Why does everyone have to keep everything a secret? I’m a massive blabber mouth. I’m really always getting in trouble.

Dressed to Impress at the Cannes Film Festival

Lupita Nyong’o was a vision in green as she twirled her Gucci gown for the tuxedo-clad cameramen.

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Karlie Kloss kicked off Cannes in style in a silver Atelier Versace Fall 2014 jumpsuit at the festival’s opening ceremony.

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Naomi Watts shined in a steel grey, feathered gown by Elie Saab Couture.

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Model Liya Kebede looked cool in a metallic Louis Vuitton dress and black pointed pumps.

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Julianne Moore in Armani Privé was nothing short of elegant.

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Fan Bingbing embraced spring in a custom pink and green floral Ralph & Russo couture gown.

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Doutzen Kroes showed some leg in a crisp white gown by Atelier Versace.

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Natalie Portman was red hot in a crimson Dior gown at the opening ceremony.

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Aymeline Valade channeled the ‘90s in a pale blue metallic Ulyana Sergeenko dress. Black strappy sandals and a choker polished off the sleek look.

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Sienna Miller shined bright in a silver and black Balenciaga Fall 2015 dress and crisp black sandals.

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Model Tanya Dziahileva was pretty in pink Georges Hobeika Spring 2015 couture.

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Fan Bingbing was breathtaking at the premiere of “Mad Max: Fury Road” in a bloom-bedecked Marchesa gown.

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Rachel Weisz looked super sleek in a black Narciso Rodriguez jumpsuit at the premiere of “The Lobster.”

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Natasha Poly never disappoints at Cannes. In a gold Michael Kors dress (paired with red lips and nails), the model shined in more ways than one.

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Emma Stone, who is in town to promote her new Woody Allen film, “Irrational Man,” stepped out in a black lace Oscar de la Renta Pre-Fall 2015 dress and black Christian Louboutin pumps. An asymmetrical up-do and ear cuff added a bit of flash.

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Liya Kebede was a knock out in a sequined Proenza Schouler dress.

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Natalie Portman shined at the premiere of her directorial debut for “A Tale of Love and Darkness” in a two-tone Christian Dior Spring 2015 Couture dress and black sandals.

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Cate Blanchett, last year’s Queen of Cannes, made her first appearance at the festival in a dramatic Alexander McQueen dress and jacket and classic black pumps.

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Poppy Delevingne was a vision in green with a forest green Burberry Prorsum gown and a glistening Chopard necklace.

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Emma Stone traded in the youthful frock she wore to the photocall for a more grown-up look that evening. With an up-do, a delicate choker, and a mint-colored Christian Dior Couture lace gown, the actress exuded old Hollywood glam.

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Charlize Theron glowed at the premiere of “Mad Max: Fury Road” in a sunny Christian Dior Couture gown and Chopard gems.

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Sienna Miller continued her dramatic Cannes tour with a star-printed Sonia Rykiel Pre-Fall 2015 cape and dress, paired with a Bulgari necklace and clutch.

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Natasha Poly stunned in an Atelier Versace Fall 2014 gown at the premiere of “Carol.”

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The eternally best dressed Diane Kruger was a vision in blue Prada at the premiere of her new film “Maryland.”

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Rooney Mara, who is known for favoring black and white on the red carpet, chose an Alexander McQueen Pre-Fall 2015 dress in the latter hue for the premiere of her new film, “Carol.”

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Natalie Portman wore a textured black dress from Rodarte’s Fall 2015 collection in a rare departure from her Dior-heavy wardrobe.

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Cate Blanchett stole the show in a voluminous Giles Fall 2015 gown.

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Léa Seydoux looked timeless in Miu Miu at “The Lobster” premiere.

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Miranda Kerr dressed the part for the Magnum Pink and Black Party in an Emanuel Ungaro gown, pale pink sandals, and diamond earrings.

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Karlie Kloss was a vision in a turquoise Oscar de la Renta at the de Grisogono Divine Party.

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