Kate Moss

Kate Moss

Kate Moss born 16 January 1974 is an English model. Moss rose to fame in the early-1990s as part of the Heroin chic fashion trend, she is known for her waifish figure, and her role in size zero fashion.Kate Moss supermodel Biography, Images, photos, video. Kate Moss born 16 January 1974  is an English supermodel. Moss is known for her waifish figure and popularizing the heroin chic look in the 1990s, which made her a supermodel. She is also known for her controversial private life, high profile relationships, party lifestyle, and drug use. Moss changed the look of modelling and started a global debate on eating disorders, and her role in size zero fashion. In 2007, she came 2nd on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $9 million in one year.Moss was born in Addiscombe, Croydon, London to Linda Rosina (Shepherd), a barmaid, and Peter Edward Moss, a travel agent.[4] Kate has a younger brother named Nick and a half-sister named Lottie and half-brother. Moss’ parents divorced when she was 13. She attended Ridgeway Primary School and Riddlesdown Collegiate, but most commonly known as Riddlesdown Highschool, in Purley. She was not noted for her academic success, while she did excel at sports. According to Fred Vermorel’s Addicted to Love: Kate Moss, “Out of eight GCSEs she achieved one C (in Science) and all the rest were Ds, Es and Fs”. Moss joined the Labour Party at age 16 and campaigned against Conservatism in her local area.Moss was discovered in 1988 at the age of 14 by Sarah Doukas, the founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport in New York City,  after a holiday in the Bahamas. Moss’s career began when Corinne Day shot black-and-white photographs of her, styled by Melanie Ward, for British magazine The Face when she was 16, in a photo shoot titled “The 3rd Summer of Love”. Moss then went on to become the “anti-supermodel” of the 1990s  in contrast to the “supermodels” of the moment[citation needed], such as Cindy Crawford, Elle Macpherson, Claudia Schiffer, and Naomi Campbell, who were known  for their curvaceous and tall figures.Moss was voted 9th in Maxim’s “50 Sexiest Women of 1999” and 22nd in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women of 1995”. Men’s magazine Arena named her as their Sexiest Woman in their 150th issue. She was presented on the November 1999 Millennium cover of American Vogue as one of the “Modern Muses”.  In March 2007, Moss won the Sexiest Woman NME Award.  She made her first appearance in the British women’s Sunday Times Rich List in 2007, where she was estimated to be worth £45 million. She ranked as the 99th richest woman in Britain.  In the 2009 Rich List, she was ranked as the 1,348th richest person in the UK, with a net worth of £40 million.In July 2007, earning an estimated total of $9 million in the past 12 months, Forbes magazine named her second on the list of the World’s 15 top-earning models list.Moss has had campaigns with major Italian, French, American, and British designers including Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Chanel, Rimmel,  and Bulgari. She has been featured in fashion spreads in most major fashion magazines including UK, US, and French Vogue magazines (as well as other international versions of Vogue), Another Man, Vanity Fair, the Face, and W. Moss has appeared on the cover of British Vogue 30 times,[21] in addition to dozens of other international Vogue covers, and has been featured on the cover of 17 issues of W, including one issue with nine different covers that featured the model. W even names Moss its muse (September 2003 issue). She has worked with the most well-known photographers in the fashion industry, such as Mario Testino, Mario Sorrenti, Steven Klein, Juergen Teller, and Peter Lindbergh, and won the prestigious Vogue/CFDA award from the Fashion Designers of America in July 2005 as Fashion Inspiration.April 2005 saw the launch of the Rimmel London mascara TV ad featuring a leather-clad Kate Moss riding a motorbike through London to the sound of the rock song “Another Cold Beer” by Steven Crayn, an advertising campaign that is still running.Twelve months after her cocaine scandal, Moss made a comeback by bagging 18 top modelling contracts for the Autumn/Winter 2006 season including Rimmel, Agent Provocateur, Virgin Mobile, Calvin Klein Jeans and Burberry.  Moss designed a collection, in collaboration with Katy England, for Topshop. Moss launched a fragrance and body lotion range bearing her name in association with Coty in 2007.According to Forbes, Moss has earned more money since her cocaine scandal than ever before: her 2004–2005 earnings were $5 million  and her 2005–2006 earnings were $8 million.[25] In 2007, with estimated earnings of $9 million, she was the second highest paid model in the world, behind Gisele Bündchen.In November 2006, Moss won the Model of the Year prize at the British Fashion Awards, the top accolade in British fashion, but the award divided opinion and stirred fresh controversy.On 27 September 2007, The Sun published a story entitled, “Kate Moss dumped by seven brands”, describing her “cocaine honeymoon” as fading away. The story continues by stating that in autumn 2006 she had eighteen contracts in comparison to 2007’s eleven, and that in 2006 fashion bible Vogue had six campaigns using Moss including Dior, Louis Vuitton and Burberry, but November 2007’s issue has none. The story concludes by saying that an industry source has said “She is still very big but the honeymoon period has ended.”

Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 AD Campaign – videoKate Moss for MANGO Spring 2012 – video

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