Style Icon: Kate Moss

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Kate Moss will go down in fashion history as one of this century’s most influential tastemakers and style setters. Moss morphed from iconic supermodel to trend starter and eventually, to a bona fide fashion designer. Her fashion collaboration with Topshop is the definition of her personal style philosophy, she’s always loved mixing up her looks with high street brands. As a teenager, she didn’t have that much money so she scoured London’s Portobello Market for vintage or secondhand clothing. Her effortless way of mixing and matching are definitely reflected in her iconic style.

Here are my picks for Kate Moss’ most iconic looks:

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Image from Harper’s Bazaar

Although well-known for her edgy rock n’ roll style, she shows us that she can glam it up too. This canary yellow dress is pure red-carpet perfection.

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Image from Harper’s Bazaar

Leopard print is part of Kate’s signature style. She pairs it with flared jeans and a platform pumps, and a little subtle print-on-print with her striped tee.

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Image from Harper’s Bazaar

Denim cutoffs and Minnetonka boots was a late 00’s trend that Kate pioneered. The rest of the world followed suit, of course.

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Image from Harper’s Bazaar

Shown here at the launch of her Topshop collaboration, Kate shows everyone how to combine street style pieces like a leather jacket with a high fashion emerald green crepe gowns.

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Image from Harper’s Bazaar

Famous (and notorious) for her love of fur, Kate Moss wows clad head-to-toe in shades of powdery gray.

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Image from Harper’s Bazaar

Short hemlines are another Kate Moss signature.The body conscious cut of the dress is tempered by the absence of accessories.

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Image from Grazia Daily

Kate Moss is often credited for popularizing slip dresses and ballet flats. Here she is looking flawless as she walks through the streets of London.

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Image from Grazia Daily

Fitted tuxedo jacket and skin tight leather pants, this is quintessential Kate Moss. She always gravitates toward the rock n’ roll style and menswear-inspired cuts and tailoring.

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Image from Grazia Daily

 A thigh high double slit with low cut neckline revealing a sheer corset, Moss is an expert at showing skin without looking cheap.

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Image from Elle UK

This Alexander McQueen piece is again testament to how her personality shines even through the most elaborate designs. This is a valuable fashion for everyone, you wear the dress, don’t ever let it wear you.

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Image from Elle UK

Although all black is her style go-to, Kate Moss deftly embraces color in these fluid green wide leg trousers. She still keeps the proportions crisp with a tailored blazer.

Kate Moss is one of my style inspirations. I hope you learned a thing or two from her style. Remember, fashion is not about brands. It is about blending together different elements to step out in a look that is uniquely YOU.

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