So this is what happens when Poppy Delevingne and best friend Alexa Chung do drinks…
So this is what happens when Poppy Delevingne and best friend Alexa Chung do drinks. The ultimate IT-girl duo allowed their (slightly tipsy) girl talk to be filmed by The Edit, including a brilliant game of Would You Rather, with one killer question; “Would you rather be Cara Delevingne or Kate Moss?”
“Well I do wanna go out with Johnny Depp…” Alexa quips back. “But ok, put me in a onesie, I’m Cara!”
To accompany the film, Poppy also wrote a beautiful ode to her best friend and confirmed that all of our favourite Brit models really are one big girl gang. “There’s a perception outside of fashion that it’s all fake, but I would count a lot of those girls – the Laura Baileys, Harley Viera-Newtons and Leigh Lezarks of the world – as some of my best friends,” she says.
Alexa, however, is her “anarchic” soul mate, and Poppy goes on to share stories of their wild adventures in Vegas (Alexa fell asleep at the craps table) and that time that they drank Shanghai dry on a trip with Louis Vuitton.
The pair originally met in the waiting room at Storm Models HQ 10 years ago (with the agency’s other signings including Kate Moss and Cindy Crawford, imagine who else you could bump into in there). But the pair reached best-mate status after an impromptu moonlit skinny-dipping session in the sea at Cannes a few years ago.
“It was spectacular,” says Poppy. “At 4am, rummaging through bushes for our stray couture, I realised it wasn’t just another friendship.”
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