The world's shortest supermodel with one of the longest
careers in modeling. Kate Moss is known as the supermodel
that started the whole super thin look known as the waif
look in the 90's. She is one of the original most recognized
models in the world. She has lived a true wild girl rock
n roll life style and continues to have a flavor of style
and fashion unlike any other supermodel in her over 25
years of modeling.
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At just 5' 7" which is considered short for a female
in modeling, and a look that some would think wouldn't
be the typical face of a supermodel. Kate Moss has prove
to show that being different can be a good thing.
She was was born in Croydon, Surrey, England on January
16, 1974, and is known as the supermodel of England.
Moss got her start into the fashion in 1988, she and her
in New York at the JFK airport on thei r way back from
a vacation in the Bahamas. While waiting in the airport
, at the young age of14, Kate caught the eye of of Sarah
Ducas of Storm Agency. Sarah notice Kate's original look
as something new for the modeling industry. Sarah approached
Kate about opportunities in a modeling career.
soon after went on to sign with such agencies as Storm
in London, Marilyn in Milan, and Woman in New York. Her
first modeling job was a cover shoot for the British magazine
The Face, in which she appeared topless on the
then Kate has gone on to grace the covers of all the top
fashion magazines such as W, Allure, Harper's Bazaar,
Elle, V, and Vogue. Every year fashion magazines biggest
issues are the September issues and Moss shows she can
still land on the cover appearing on Vogue UK, Vogue Russia,
and W magazine this month.
her career she has walked the run way for high fashion
designers such as Versace, Chanel, Calvin Klein, Stella
McCartney, Roberto Cavalli, and Donna Karan just to a
most people can recognize Kate from her work in advertisements
for Dolce and Gabbana, Gianni Versace, Yves Saint Laurent,
Rimmel, and L'Oreal.
it is her work for Calvin Klein that has made Kate the
famous supermodel that she is. She has been a mascot to
Calvin Klein for her countless memorizing ads and television
commercials for fragrances Obsession and CK One. Her photo
shoots in the 90's that she did with Mark Walberg in their
underwear are still till this date some of the most memorable
ad campaigns of all time.
Moss sense of fashion has been like no other model over
the years. In
1995, she received the 'Fashion Personality of the Year'
award. That same year she received the Council of Fashion
Designers of America's fashion influence award 2005.
2007 a collection of clothes designed by Moss for the
was launched across the UK in 225 stores. The line designed
by Moss is her own style, she created a look of what she
would wear. She wanted to put together her own influences,
clothes that you could move around in and have fun. She
said in a interview, "The thing is Ö I know clothes.
I just want a dress that fits and makes me feel good and
makes me feel pretty. I donít really think about the masses."
At the launch of her collection lines of people filled
the street at the company's flagship shop on Oxford Street
as Moss modeled in the shopping window wearing a red dress
from her collection moments before opening the shops doors.
The launch was a success in less than five hours the store
completely sold out. TopShop open it's doors in New York
recently with line of people standing outside and very
out the years Kate has had what some could say a life
more of a rock star more than a supermodel, partying,
dating famous people such as ex boyfriends Johnny Depp,
Jamie Hince, and going in rehab for drugs.
took a small break from modeling a few years back to have
her daughter. However, in her over 25 years of modeling
she has gathered so many awards along the way such as
Model of the Year Award in 1996 to the fashion movies
"Unzipped" and "Catwalk."
All of those
fashion accomplishments and that's not even including
her role in a few music videos such a
White stripes music video
"I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself" and
single vocals for songs by Primal Scream .
Moss started her career back in the day of supermodels
such and Cindy and Claudia that had curves. She was criticized
of rumors of anorexia for her extremely small body waif
look. Well now still modeling over 25 years later she
has started to show curves. Yet she still continues to
re-event her self just like fashion.
I am a woman now! Itís true. No, honestly, Iíve never
worn a bra in my life. Ever! Itís so awful, even my friends
are phoning me up and saying ďAre you pregnant?Ē And Iím
like, ďNo! I just put on a couple of pounds, and they
went in the right place.Ē - Kate Moss
Moss, showing you can continue a very long and creative
career by becoming a supermodel.
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