Charles Delevingne Named Daughter Cara After Aer Lingus Magazine

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Named after a discontinued in-flight magazine, Cara Delevingne has made quite a name for herself in the modeling industry.

First published in 1968, Cara Magazine was published on behalf of Aer Lingus by Image Publications. It was suspended in 2020 in response to a reduction in flights due to the impact of Covid-19.

Charles Delevingne named his daughter Cara after the in-flight magazine of Irish airline Aer LingusCharles Delevingne named his daughter Cara after the in-flight magazine of Irish airline Aer Lingus (Credit: Craig Harris / WENN)

Despite her undoubtedly busy social schedule, in February 2014, the then-21-year-old model took a night off from partying and was spotted spending quality time with her dad, English property developer Charles Hamar Delevingne, at an auction house in London.

“I remember I used to go backwards and forwards to Dublin a lot, and the name of the Aer Lingus magazine was Cara. I loved the name,” Cara’s father told the Irish Times in 2021. “I’m here to celebrate 100 years of Anglo-Irish friendship. Long may it continue.”

“We were delighted to learn that our popular inflight magazine was the inspiration behind Cara Delevingne’s name,” a spokesperson for the flag carrier of Ireland said in a statement.

The word “cara” means “friend” in Gaelic, a Celtic language spoken in Ireland, Scotland, and the Isle of Man.

Charles Delevingne and his daughter Cara Delevingne wear matching sleek black ensemblesCharles Delevingne and his daughter Cara Delevingne wear matching sleek black ensembles to attend Christie’s auction house in Mayfair, London, on February 10, 2014 (Credit: Craig Harris / WENN)

Charles Delevingne has three daughters, Chloe, Poppy, and Cara, with his wife, Pandora Anne Stevens. He also has a son, Alexander Jaffe, from a previous relationship.

The dad-and-daughter duo both wore stylish black ensembles.

Cara Delevingne wears a military-inspired Balmain jacket while out with her dad in LondonCara Delevingne wears a military-inspired Balmain jacket while out with her dad in London (Credit: Craig Harris / WENN)

Cara jazzed up her all-black look with a gorgeous military jacket by Balmain.

Cara Delevingne's feet in Burberry platform wedgesCara Delevingne’s feet in Burberry platform wedges (Credit: Craig Harris / WENN)

Of course, we especially fell for her choice of footwear: a sleek pair of Burberry Prorsum platform wedges that added major height to the 5′ 7″ model.

Cara Delevingne's feet in pointed-toe Burberry wedgesCara Delevingne’s feet in pointed-toe Burberry wedges (Credit: Craig Harris / WENN)

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