By Karli Poliziani

Kate Moss Turns 50: Celebrating A Timeless Fashion Icon With Her Most Iconic Looks

Cheers to the OG it-girl!
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LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 4: Kate Moss attends The Fashion Awards 2023 presented by Pandora at the Royal Albert Hall on December 4, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Lionel Hahn/Getty Images)

As the eternally chic Kate Moss reaches the milestone of 50, we find ourselves not just celebrating her birthday but also reflecting on the enduring impact she has had on the fashion and beauty industries.

Moss, the quintessential British supermodel, has not only graced countless magazine covers and catwalks but has also cemented her status as a style icon with a penchant for pushing sartorial boundaries.

From her early days as the face of the ’90s heroin chic to her more recent ventures into designing, Moss has consistently captivated audiences with her effortless, rock ‘n’ roll-inspired aesthetic.

In honor of this icon’s birthday, we’re taking a nostalgic journey through Moss’ illustrious career, highlighting her most iconic fashion moments that have left an indelible mark on the world of style.

Elite Model Agency Party (1993)

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English supermodel Kate Moss wearing a diaphanous silver dress at the Elite Model Agency party for the Look of the Year Contest at the Hilton Hotel, London, September 1993. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Kate Moss stole the spotlight at the Elite Model Agency party, held for the Look of the Year Contest in 1993. Dressed in a diaphanous silver gown, Moss captivated with her ethereal charm and set the tone for future red carpet triumphs. This iconic look remains etched in fashion history as a testament to Moss’s early mastery of style.

Calvin Klein Obsession Campaign (1993)

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Photo Credit: Calvin Klein

Kate Moss’s breakthrough moment came with her iconic Calvin Klein Obsession campaign. Her waifish, natural look redefined beauty standards in the ’90s.

Runway Debut for John Galliano (1994)

Kate Moss au défilé John Galliano, Prêt-à-Porter, collection Printemps-été 1994, Paris, octobre 1993, France. (Photo by PAT/ARNAL/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Moss made her runway debut for John Galliano in 1994, showcasing her versatility with a mix of vintage-inspired elegance and cutting-edge fashion.

Closer Premiere at the Music Box Theater (1999)

British fashion model Kate Moss attends the ‘Closer’ opening at the Music Box Theater, New York, New York, March 25, 1999. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images)

Moss’ presence at this high-profile event underscored her influence as a global fashion icon and furthered her style status with yet another iconic slip dress.

Glastonbury Festival Boho-Chic (2005)

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Model Kate Moss and singer Pete Doherty walk backstage during the 2005 Glastonbury Festival being held at Worthy Farm in Pilton, near Glastonbury on June 25, 2005 in Somerset, England. The festival, founded in 1970, has grown into one of the largest outdoor green field festivals in the world.

Moss’s bohemian-chic look at the Glastonbury Festival in 2005 solidified her status as a style icon. The mix of flowing dresses, boots, and accessories became a defining festival fashion moment.

Met Gala Red Carpet (2009)

Kate Moss (L) and Marc Jacobs attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2009 Costume Institute gala. Moss wears a Marc Jacobs dress with a Stephen Jones turban. (Photo by Steve Eichner/WWD/Penske Media via Getty Images)

At the Met Gala in 2009, Moss embraced the “Model as Muse” theme with a stunning gold lamé mini-dress designed by Marc Jacobs, epitomizing modern glamour.

Wedding Dress by John Galliano (2011)

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Kate Moss and Jamie Hince outside the church after their wedding on July 1, 2011 in Southrop, England.

Kate Moss’s wedding dress, designed by John Galliano, was a bohemian dream with intricate lace and a vintage-inspired silhouette, showcasing her romantic and free-spirited style.

Cannes Film Festival (2016)

CANNES, FRANCE – MAY 16: Kate Moss attends the ‘Loving’ Premiere at the annual 69th Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 16, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Foc Kan/FilmMagic)

Moss turned heads at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016 with a vintage-inspired, off-shoulder gown, demonstrating her timeless elegance and ability to channel old Hollywood glamour.

Saint Laurent Campaign (2018)

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Photo Credit: Saint Laurent

Kate Moss’s collaboration with Saint Laurent in 2018 showcased her enduring appeal. The campaign captured her rock ‘n’ roll spirit, proving that she remains a muse for contemporary designers.

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