Cara Delevingne with her father

Cara Delevingne and her father leave the auction house in London


Cara Delevingne has been notably absent from the New York Fashion Week catwalk this season, and it seems she's been using her freed-up schedule to catch up on some family time in London instead.

The 21-year-old model eschewed her fashion pals to spend last night with her dad Charles at a glitzy charity auction at Christies in Mayfair.

Dressed in a navy military-style jacket, black lace shirt and cigarette trousers, Cara and her tuxedo-clad Dad made a very dapper pair as they left the family home in Belgravia together to make their way to the sophisticated bash.

Poppy Delevingne and Cara Delevingne

And just last week, Cara was in London's West End again for her older sister Chloe's wedding for which she and her 27-year-old sister Poppy were bridesmaids.

Although Cara has yet to be seen on the runway, New York Fashion Week's still in full swing, so we haven't given up hope yet. Or maybe she's saving her strength for London Fashion Week, which kicks off on Friday…

By Olivia Marks

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