Why would you not want to look like Kate Moss? Over a career spanning 25 years, the model has redefined the way we look at fashion, sex and modern celebrity (and appeared on the front cover of Dazed no less than four times). The girl from Croydon hasn't stopped shaking up the industry since she stepped in front of the lens for Corrine Day as a 16-year-old ingénue. With her latest, long-awaited collection for Topshop, Moss turned to longtime collaborator Katy England and a four-strong design team to create a line based on Moss's own wardrobe.
Unlike her earlier collections for Topshop, which focussed on Moss's take on seasonal trends, the new line is a straight-up shot of the supermodel's own wardrobe, with themes such as Balearic Dressing, Cocktail Hour, and Tailoring Noir. A white linen kaftan with Aztec-inspired embroidery is a reproduction of a vintage piece that Moss still wears every summer, while a deep blue fringed jacket references one that Moss donned to three Rolling Stones concerts. Think of it as Kate Moss's homage to Kate Moss.
"I have really missed being involved in the design process, and working with the team at Topshop," Moss says. "I am very excited to create a new collection that bears my name." Like we once said: it's great to be Kate.
The collection will be sold at Topshop, Nordstrom and Net-a-Porter. Still craving more Kate? Take a detour through her archive of Dazed shoots and count down the supermodel's early career-defining moments.
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