There are many reasons why Cara Delevingne reigned as the model of the moment over the last couple of years. If not for her envious eyebrows, she’s always been a bright spark of personality whether she’s on or off duty. Recently, however, fashion started to see less of her as she began to pursue acting more seriously. In a recent article, Delevingne revealed her struggles within the industry and why she decided to take a step back.
“Of course I was proud of my accomplishments, but I wasn’t genuinely happy,” wrote the 23-year-old, who had been modeling since the age of 16. At 20 however, she knew something had to give: “My vantage point had changed…and I had changed. I knew I had to reevaluate my life and my goals for my future. I didn’t want to resent fashion or my success. The process didn’t happen overnight, but it was imperative for me to preserve my integrity.” Delevingne also expresses how seeking approval is not the most important factor in lifeRead the rest of her article and how she learned to accept herself here.