Kate Moss – Fashion Icon

Kate Moss has been awarded one of the most recognised accolades in British fashion.  This December, during the British Fashion Awards, Moss will collect a Special Recognition award for her contribution to British fashion over the last 25 years!  I’m not exactly her number one fan, but even I have to admit; from the early images of her bare faced beauty to her most recent shoot that sees her donning the Playboy uniform, she takes one amazing photograph.  Congratulations Kate, 25 years in the industry and still top of your game……

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Kate Moss Bristish Vogue By Corinne Day March 1993

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Kate Moss for Calvin Klein Fragrance ‘Obsession’ 1993

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Kate Moss with ‘That’ Pixie Crop By Bert Stern 2002

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Kate Moss By Mario Testino 2006

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Kate Moss By Mario Testino 2010

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Kate Moss for Zoo Magazine By Bryan Adams 2013

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Kate Moss for Playboy By Charma Kopa 2014

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Nicole Kidman for Jimmy Choo

Wow!!  Nicole Kidman stars in her second campaign shot by Camilla Akrans for legendary shoe brand Jimmy Choo.  Obvious similarities have been made between 1960’s legendary French actress, singer and iconic model Brigitte Bardot and the swimsuit wearing, beehived Kidman who looks AMazing as usual!!

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Nicole Kidman for Jimmy Choo SS14 By Camilla Akrans

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Nicole Kidman for Jimmy Choo SS14 By Camilla Akrans

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Brigitte Bardot by Douglas Kirkland

Edie Campbell’s Season

Could it be the dramatic new hair cut or are insiders simply wanting to be one step ahead of the Cara craze?  Whatever it is, on closer inspection the modelling world has and still is being dominated by another young Brit….step forward Edie Campbell!  Since 2011, Edie has been shooting seasonal campaigns for Burberry, her face has been seen on many a catwalk and even featured in Hedi Slimane’s first campaign for Saint Laurent.  However this year has seen Campbell chop off her strawberry blonde locks in favour of a choppy (almost mullet like) black crop; moving out of the shadows and firmly into the fashion spotlight!  It seems the whole industry has taken note and watched this girl morph from the perfectly sweet, doe eyed, sixties inspired dolly girl to an edgy, raw, cool 22 year old.  Campbell opened AW13 shows for influential brands such as Marc Jacobs, Jill Sander, Louis Vuitton and Burberry, not something to be taken lightly.  Soon you won’t be able to miss Edie as she is the new star of AW13 campaigns for Lanvin, Jill Sander and Marc Jacobs!!  It really is Edie Campbell’s season, get in girl!!

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Edie Campbell for Lanvin AW13 shot By Steven Meisel

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Edie Campbell for Lanvin AW13 shot By Steven Meisel

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Edie Campbell for Lanvin AW13 shot By Steven Meisel

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Edie Campbell Look 49, Closing the Burberry AW13 Show

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Lily McMenamy and Edie Campbell, Marc Jacobs AW13 Campaign shot By Juergen Teller’s

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Edie Campbell, Look 1, Opening the Louis Vuitton AW13 Show

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Edie Campbell for Jil Sander AW13 Campaign shot By David Sims

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Edie Campbell for Jil Sander AW13 Campaign shot By David Sims

Freja – Back to Her Best

Since her first starring role in the Gucci by Gucci fragrance campaign, I have been slightly obsessed with Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen!! From long to short hair, her look inspired designers and made her the iconic model of the last 5 years.  However, recently, perhaps over the last 2-3 seasons, she seems to have disappeared from the limelight….that is until now!!  Freja is back, and obviously being a lot more selective with her work.  Savvy choices see her staring in the iconic new Saint Laurent and Prada campaigns and man, does she looks good….that girls still got it!!!  Freja has reaffirmed her position as the definition of cool and she doesn’t need an Instagram account to prove it….move over Cara and let a pro show you how its done!!

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Freja Beha Erichsen for Saint Laurent AW13 shot By Hedi Silmaine

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Freja Beha Erichsen for Saint Laurent AW13 shot By Hedi Silmaine

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Freja Beha Erichsen for Saint Laurent AW13 shot By Hedi Silmaine

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Freja Beha Erichsen for Prada AW13 shot By Steven Meisel

WANG

Released exclusivly by Style.com this is the first Teaser from – man of the moment – Alexander Wang and his SS13 Campaign!

If the full campaign looks as good as that dress did on Rhianna…

Alexander Wang SS 13 Campaign, Feat Malgosia Bela, Shot by Steven Klein

Alexander Wang SS 13 Campaign, Feat Malgosia Bela, Shot by Steven Klein

Alexander Wang SS 13 Campaign, Feat Malgosia Bela, Shot by Steven Klein

Alexander Wang SS 13 Campaign, Feat Malgosia Bela, Shot by Steven Klein

Cara’s Model Moment

From exciting editorials to various front covers and high profile campaigns; each year there is one face, one model that dominates the pages of our magazines, street style blogs and catwalks.  Step forward British model Cara Delevingne!!  Since her debut for Burberry in 2011, Cara Delevingne; has walked for a variety of high profile designers, appeared in numerous magazine editorials and bagged campaigns from H&M to Chanel!!  It’s no wonder then that her face is everywhere and to end the year in style, she was named ‘Model of the Year’ 2012 by the BFC.

By breaking the Burberry mould through a variety of diverse roles and appearing in publications from The Journal to Style.com; Cara has far surpassed my expectations and shown that she undoubtedly has what it takes!  Not shy of being papped, she has won over fashion critics Worldwide with her relaxed, Tomboy style and got a reputation for being fun and easy going.  With a new campaign for DKNY just released, being named as the face set to launch accessory brand My Crazy Scrunchie and fashion month just around the corner; I can only imagine 2013 will be another stella year for Miss Delevingne!!

So, as 2012 comes to a close here are some of my favourite images of Cara:

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Cara’s first Burberry S/S 2011 Campaign by Mario Testino

Walking for Missoni in Milan, and Preen in London S/S13 Fashion Week

Walking for Missoni at MFW and Preen at LFW – S/S13 Season

Cara in The Journal, Styling: Joanne Blades, By Hugh Lippe

Cara oozing sophistication in The Journal, Styling: Joanne Blades, Shot By Hugh Lippe (2012)

The Ultimate Campaign - Cara for Chanel S/S13

The Ultimate Campaign – Cara for Chanel S/S13

Looking Unreal in Celine for Vogue December 2012

Looking Unreal in Celine for Vogue December 2012

A model having fun?! LtoR: Street Shot '12, Street Shot '12, Backstage at NYFW '12

A model having fun?! LtoR: Street Shot ’12, Street Shot ’12, Backstage at NYFW ’12

Cara on the Cover of ID Magazine, By Terry Richardson (2012)

Cara on the Cover of ID Magazine, By Terry Richardson (2012)

Mossy’s Still Got It….

As proven by the A/W12 Rag&Bone campaign Kate Moss is still up there with the best of them! Looking effortless as ever, shot by Craig McDean; wandering the streets of Kentish Town, London and if you can make Kentish Town look good….

Kate Moss for Rag&Bone A/W12 by Craig McDean

Kate Moss for Rag&Bone A/W12 by Craig McDean

Pictures courtesy of fashiongonerogue.com