No she wasn't playing an elaborate card game to pass the time before the Jasper Conran Spring/Summer 2016 show. As stylists know, playing cards are a valuable hair styling tool.
Metal clips can leave bumps in the hair, so to prevent unwanted marks hair stylists sometimes use cards to act as a buffer to keep the hair smooth.
This is a trick we're definitely going to be trying when getting ready for a night out.
On the catwalk at the Jasper Conran London Fashion Week show.