When designer Calvin Klein, chooses her for a transgressive ad campaign alongside Mark Wahlberg (formerly known as Marky Mark), Kate Moss was a little bit than a child, but that making the model internationally famous. Following that experience are the high fashion walkers in New York, Paris and Milan. Kate Moss appears on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Allure, Elle. Peter Lindbergh, a prestigious photographer, has put it in his 10 Women book, consisting of a black and white volume dedicated to women of the moment.
In 1995 Calvin Klein’s Obsession perfume campaign, in which Moss appeared half-naked, stirred enormous controversy. Even charges of pedophilia were insinuated, and the Justice Department, commissioned by Bill Clinton, then president, decided to launch an investigation that led to the retreat of the campaign after just three weeks.
In her career, Moss fashioned with all the major fashion brands: Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Calvin Klein, Roberto Cavalli, Chanel, Missoni, Longchamp, David Yurman, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Burberry , Stella McCartney, Rimmel, and Bulgari, and appeared on the cover of Another Man, Vanity Fair, the Face, and W and Vogue, where she appeared 24 times.
In July 2007, with an estimated $ 9 million gain annually, Forbes magazine named Kate Moss the second most successful model in the world, a position confirmed in 2008 and 2009.
In 2012 she attends the Closing Ceremony of the Olympics Games of London. In the same year she is the protagonist of George Michael’s White Lights video. In 2013, she was selected as the testimonial of Versace’s autumn / winter campaign and is named by Forbes the fourth most paid model in the world with a $ 5.7 million gain . Repeat that in 2014, with gains of about $ 7 million, fourth place ex aequo with another top model Kate Upton. In December of the same year he placed for a photo-shooter service on the Playboy magazine for the January and February issue 2014, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the magazine. She also becomes a testimonial of the fragrance My Burberry, next to the model Cara Delevingne.
In 2015, next to Lara Stone, is the protagonist of the autumn / winter advertising campaign of Balenciaga.
On May 1, 2007, a collection designed by Moss exclusively for the Topshop store chain, was distributed in 225 stores in the UK. For the launch, Moss appears in the shop window of Oxford as a “human mannequin“, creating great chase among the fans. It has been reported that Topshop has paid about three million to Moss for hercollection, which includes low-end, mid-low, low-end clothing, handbags, shoes, and belts (from $ 12 to $ 150). However, clothing collections have also appeared on eBay. On 25 October 2007, Topshop launched a collection of underwear designed by Moss.
On September 15, 2005, the British magazine Daily Mirror publishes on the front page, and in a large service, some photographs depicting Kate Moss, along with companion Pete Doherty, in the act of consuming cocaine. The article also reported that the model had sniffed five cocaine strips in just 40 minutes. It was said that the photographs had been sold to the magazine by James Mullord, former Doherty manager for more than $ 150,000. In the immediate aftermath of the scandal, most Kate Moss contracts are canceled, starting with Stella McCartney‘s $ 4 million a year. The same position is taken by Chanel and Burberry. Kate Moss is forced to publicly apologize at a press conference, acknowledging her responsibilities.
In her defense, Naomi Campbell and Helena Christensen, actress Catherine Deneuve, ex-boyfriend Johnny Depp, and stylist Alexander McQueen are deployed, and while Christian Dior continues to make her appear as her own testimonial, magazine W dedicates her the cover of November 2005. In the same month she was nailing the relationship with Doherty, and after being investigated for drug use on June 16, 2006, Kate Moss is dismissed for any charge.
Kate Moss is the godmother of the sons of Paul Simonon and Iris Law, daughter of Sadie Frost and Jude Law. During the next party on the television show for the 80-year-old Frank Sinatra, there was a chatting episode just come to light recently. Moss, at the age of just twenty-eight and engaged with Johnny Depp, said: “I was sitting and having a cigarette and was surprised to notice that he was staring at me. At that point, suddenly, I found myself surrounded by his bodyguards that prevented my boyfriend from reaching me where I was. Meanwhile, Frank Sinatra had approached me. I was so embarrassed that I suddenly thought of making happy birthday wishes. He did not say a word, but he clutched me in his arms and kissed me on his lips. For a moment I was lost in her blue eyes. What to say? It was the best kiss of my life. ”
Kate Moss has long been associated with singer Pete Doherty, who during a concert on April 11, 2007 presented the model as her own girlfriend. Doherty had said he wanted to marry Moss in summer 2007, but the couple left in July and Doherty called the Moss “stalker”.
On March 26, 2008, The Sun reported the news that Kate Moss had been engaged with Jamie Hince, a guitarist from The Kills, on a trip to Amsterdam. Hince proposed to Moss to marry him with a vintage twin ring of £ 10,000. On July 1, 2011, Kate Moss and Jamie Hince married at a church in Gloucestershire, England.
She has had many relationships in the past: with actor Mark Wahlberg, with singer Evan Dando, Robert Del Naja, Lenny Kravitz, actor Billy Zane, Daniel Craig, Jonny Lee Miller, Jamie Dornan, Rhys Ifans and Russell Brand.
Kate Moss was born 16 January 1974 in Croydon, Surrey, she was discovered in 1988 at age 14 by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport in New York City.