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LONDON, Feb. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - British model, designer and actress Poppy Delevingne talks to award-winning global fashion magazine PORTER about her relationship with her sisters who are "[her] everything, [her] peas in a pod." Cara, the youngest, tells PORTER, "I wouldn't ever want to imagine a world without Poppy and Chloe…if one of them killed someone I would help bury the body."
In conversation with PORTER's Features Director, Vassi Chamberlain, Poppy talks candidly about her "love giver" mother, Pandora, and how witnessing her struggles taught her an important life lesson. "We have all learned that addiction and mental illnesses are illnesses and I think a lot of people overlook that…it is a chemical imbalance; it's like cancer, a sickness and people need to see it as that. So when people ask me, 'Are you angry with your mum?' I'm like, 'No there is nothing to be angry about,'" she tells PORTER.
Poppy also credits the relationship between herself, Chloe and Cara as one of the most important reasons for growing up happy: "[Cara] slept in my bed for years…To have each other was just so, so vital," she tells PORTER. Sisters Chloe and Cara also make a fashionable appearance in PORTER, reinforcing how important the support they give one another is. While Chloe admits, "We are very lucky, the chemistry between us is kind of perfect," Cara also proclaims, "The best thing about being with [Poppy and Chloe] is just being with them."
There's no doubt that Poppy's set to 'hustle' her way to stardom and with upcoming roles in Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and Matthew Vaughn's Kingsman: The Golden Circle, it looks like 2017 could well be the year of Poppy Delevingne.
Cara on how far she'd go for her siblings:
"Oh my God, it's incredible to have these two. I don't know what I would do without them, it would be horrifying. We have been through everything together. They helped bring me up. They taught me my love of music. We used to do dance routines to the Spice Girls, which we still do. I wouldn't ever want to imagine a world without Poppy and Chloe. Put it this way, if one of them killed someone I would help bury the body."
Poppy on the type of actress she hopes to become:
"Charlize Theron in Monster. I want to disappear completely into someone else's skin."
Poppy on life lessons and a happy family:
"We have all learned that addiction and mental illness are illnesses and I think a lot of people overlook that. What people don't understand is that it is a chemical imbalance; it's like a cancer, a sickness and people need to see it as that. So when people ask me, 'Are you angry with your mum?' I'm like, 'No, there is nothing to be angry about.' We all just want to be there for her. We've seen her struggle, she's so strong for us and is such a love giver and just wants to be loved back, so we all give that to her, and that's why my parents are still together and so happy."
Poppy on witnessing her mother's illness from a young age:
"There were tricky times. I was 12 when it all started happening, which is the time you really need a mum - getting your period, wanting to know what sex is about. Cara was six years younger. She slept in my bed for years. She would literally twine her body around mine when I tried to sleep. To have each other was just so, so vital."
Poppy on her inspiration for temporarily relocating to LA:
"She is such a doer Cara, she is so ambitious. She has always known what she wants and she's a hustler. Sometimes I call her and I'm like, you need to help me hustle, and she is like,'Come on!'"
The Delevingne's are photographed by Bjorn Iooss for PORTER and Natalia Vodianova is photographed by Cass Bird for PORTER. All items can be purchased directly off the pages of PORTER magazine either by scanning the item with the NET-A-PORTER shopping app or by purchasing the PORTER digital edition at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/porter-magazine-uk/id803076371?mt=8
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