How to Become Edie Campbell in 9 Easy Steps

If we weren’t such classy broads, we’d totally play up the rivalry and title this “The War of the Roses” — even though Cara’s spirit plant is more likely a Venus fly trap.’s profile on Delevingne defeater Edie Campbell may not drum up much controversy between the two British beauties, but we’ve got no qualms switching our allegiance when the tide of battle turns. Remember the last time we name-dropped GB’s Model of the Year? (Hint: jodhpurs.) Well, this story is the key to unlocking your potential and showing everyone you can follow through.

Put on your riding cap and let the transformation begin: the bejeezus out of your family tree for some heavy-duty fashion connections.

“Campbell comes from English fashion royalty, given that her grandmother Joan Hicks was a model who worked frequently with Norman Parkinson in the fifties, and her mother, the architect Sophie Hicks, is a former model and fashion editor who once served as a stylist to Azzedine Alaïa.”

Appear in British Vogue and stun Mario Testino into casting you in a Burberry campaign next to Kate Moss.

While your modeling career takes off, earn a degree in art history.

Stay sane by riding horses.

“She’s an accomplished equestrienne, and took first place in the celebrity ladies’ race at Glorious Goodwood in 2011.”

Date and/or ride horses with the children of rock stars.

“Campbell has been in a relationship with Otis Ferry (son of Roxy Music front man Bryan Ferry) for more than a year.”

Chop your hair into a mullet.

Replace body-consciousness with more Mother Teresa-like qualities.

Pat McGrath said the Stephen Sprouse-inspired scrawls were also a testament to the model’s tolerance level: ‘We started at three in the morning. She laid down in an eye mask for two hours [while we worked], and then we had to stand her up for the next five. She has the patience of a saint, the lovely Edie.’”

Open the show of the Spring 2014 season.

Dress up as the Black Swan and — you guessed it — ride a horse!


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