Enter Cara Poppins

Selfies on the catwalk? Whatever

Taking a selfie on the catwalk is so two months ago.

Burberry exported a touch of typical British humour to China last night as it feted the launch of its new Shanghai flagship store with the help of Cara Delevingne, an umbrella and a very slick technical operation.

Yep: Cara actually flew down the runway, in the manner of Mary Poppins.

The spectacle was part of a typically extravagant Burberry shindig that also included a recreation of the house’s a/w 2014 show – starring former ELLE cover girl Suki Waterhouse – and performances by George Ezra and Paloma Faith.

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But what we’re really enjoying imagining this morning is just how different childhood would’ve been with Cara as our nanny. Standard issue beanies? Tea with Karl? A mandatory selfie before bed? Should the lure of modeling ever get old, there could be something in it for her…

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