Kate Moss is turning 40 today. Her contributions to fashion & pop culture as endless, so how you sum up supermodel with such a varied & successful career? The answer is you really cannot, so to celebrate we are revisiting 15 of her most flawless moments that are just so Kate Moss.
Playboy 60th Anniversary - When it came time for Playboy to celebrate their 60th anniversary in December of 2013, who else could rock the bunny tail & ears quite like Kate Moss. She's still got it.
Versace & Kate Say 'I Do' - Before she was off the market, Kate Moss was a show stopping bride as she marched down the aisle, I mean runway with Gianni Versace in 1995. Her look was fiercely Kate Moss, clad in a glitzy micro dress & veil.
The Mario Testino Legacy - One of her most iconic images of Kate is the Mario Testing candid of her captured in a London Hotel bathroom. They first met in 2006 backstage at her catwalk debut for John Galliano. Since then, you can say the pair has been inseparable creating ultra glam images with a canon most would consider the chic collaboration in fashion. You can purchased the Kate Moss by Mario Testino collection. Kate Moss shares her love & appreciation for him revealing 'Mario took me to a new level of glamour. I don’t think anybody had seen me as any kind of sexy model before he did. He was the one that transformed me. Before him I was just a grungy girl, but he saw me differently.'
Kate's Calvin Klein Campaigns - Another iconic moment & partnership for Kate came in 1992 when she began her controversial work with Calvin Klein. You remember her infamous waif look for those campaigns dubbed 'heroin chic.' Everyone was speculating about her weight, even the current President Bill Clinton would advocate against 'heroin chic'.
Unstoppable - Kate ran into her fair share of "troubles," but could not be stopped, after a series of designers dropped her for her controversy. Proving it was a mere fashion "time out," the boycott was short lived. Within a year, she rose from the ashes in this stunning Versace ad and other brands quickly followed.
Nude 'in' St Tropez - In 2013 she helped admirers everywhere achieve the Kate Moss glow, while going nude in a St. Tropez campaign to promote sunless tanning line.
Olympics Closing Ceremony - Kate Moss took the gold home leading a pack of the UK's hottest & most legendary supermodels across a giant UK flag, while their images were simultaneously blasted in the arena. Each model featured a different British designer, Kate wore a stunning gold-encrusted gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen.
Model's First Moment - At age 14 she was photographed by David Ross, her first ever photoshoot. Images from the historic sitting were auctioned at Bloomsbury Auctions in November 2012.
Body Stocking 1993 - Just because this image rocks.
Johnny Depp - Perhaps one of the biggest Hollywood couples of the 90s and also one of the most fashionable couples of their time. A shot of these old flames had to be included.
London Fashion Week - Representing her national pride in this union jack, Kate help launch London Fashion Week in 1997.
Her First Big Break - Who could forget this moment, unless you did really know about it. Although Kate Moss was signed professionally in 1988, she received her first big break in 1990 appearing on the cover of The Face.
Burberry Brilliance - Before the 90s,Burberry was an antiquated British brand that didn't appeal beyond the British country house set. The company relaunched itself with ads featuring Moss, and the rest is history.
Immortalized in '08 - If pictures are worth a 1,000 words than the solid gold sculpture of Kate Moss is priceless. The Marc Quinn masterpiece titled appropriately titled 'Siren', features Kate mid yoga pose on display at the British Museum.
Kate Moss Retrospectie 2012 - Still a formidable force in fashion, Kate Moss launched a new book, retrospective of her work, Kate by Kate Moss. The same month, she took the cover of Vanity Fair, at age 38, reminding us all she is still one of the greatest living beauties.