With the excitement of planning a wedding I was really looking forward to seeing the V&A’s latest fashion exhibition, Wedding Dresses 1775-2014, because who doesn’t love to look at wedding gowns, especially when they include dresses worn by Gwen Stefani, Kate Moss and Dita Von Teese.
When these pics of Kate Moss starring in the latest Alexander McQueen campaign dropped into my inbox yesterday I may have squealed a little, OK a lot, as not only does Kate look incredible with her cropped bleached yellow hair, but because her co-star is a mini Mossy, a replica doll version of the model.
When it comes to dreaming about designer dolls I would love to add to my Barbie collection, Alexander McQueen is top of that list, the drama and detail in the label’s designs would look amazing on my favourite doll, and now that I have seen this campaign I want to believe it might happen.
If the campaign wasn’t amazing enough, photographer Steven Klein has also directed a haunting short film inspired by the Sixties British cult thriller, Peeping Tom, and you see the film through the eyes of an unknown voyeur who follows Kate through a darkened street in East London.
As well as loving the eerie campaign, lusting over a mini Mossy doll, I can’t believe that this is the first time the British supermodel has fronted a campaign for the brand – that seems crazy considering what a supporter of the label she has been. All I can say is that it was worth the wait – I love this dark campaign.
Anyone else really want an Alexander McQueen mini Mossy doll?
[Pics/Video: Alexander McQueen SS14]
Who: Supermodel Kate Moss
Where: At a lunch for her new Kate Moss Accessories Collection for Carphone Warehouse at The Club at The Ivy in London
Wearing: An off-the-shoulder black belted Prada gown with zipper detailing and a flared skirt from the autumn/winter 2013 collection, teamed with Christian Louboutin ‘Arnold’ tri-colour patent leather sandals and pieces from her up-coming collection for Carphone Warehouse
Verdict: This dress has a hint of sex kitten mixed in with a dash of Audrey Hepburn and I love it. If the dress didn’t fall off-the-shoulders or have the zipper detailing this would have been a little boring, especially for someone like Kate, but those details really make this dress. Kate looks lady like and sexy.
What I love most about this look though has to be those amazing Christian Louboutin heels with the tri-colour patent leather, the pop of colour really works with the black dress and makes it more summery.
Kate Moss Accessories Collection for Carphone Warehouse: So far Kate has collaborated with Topshop, Longchamp and Fred, but I think the news that she was designing accessories for smartphone and tablets for Carphone Warehouse really threw people, but seeing these preview snaps I am impressed and really like them.
The range of accessories goes on sale nationwide later this month and “draws inspiration from the style icon’s own wardrobe” – so black, leather and metallic, and the key piece the star case was inspired by a diamond necklace that the model owns.
Prices will range from £14.99 for an iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 case, up to £49.99 for a large tablet cover, and will be available at 10 Carphone Warehouse stores from July 24 and then nationwide and online from July 31. For more information see www.carphonewarehouse.com/KateMoss.
Are you excited about Kate’s latest collaboration? I just wish the collection included HTC cases!!!
Shot by Mario Testino, the supermodel shows off her super-high cheekbones for the beauty magazine as well as her trademark pout, and actually opens up for a candid interview.
Kate shares with the magazine that her insecurities over her flat chest nearly made her have a “tit job”, her self-tanning habits – apparently a white bum is OK, her beauty routine which consists of “a bit of blusher, a bit of an eye, and an eyelash curler,” as well as her approach to fashion “I try and be a little bit chic” – kind of an understatement!!!
The interview also includes insight into her famed relationship with Johnny Depp, her daughter Lila who loves The Devil Wears Prada film, and how she has dealt with fame.
I wonder who the magazine have booked for September as I kind of feel maybe they should have waited – this is a big pull for Allure and I can’t wait to read the whole interview.