Kate Moss, 90s icon and pioneer of vintage couture

Kate Moss: 47 years as a 90s beauty icon, still at the top – iO Donna

Eentered the Olympus of fashion, and then into the myth, in 1988 when photographer David Ross immortalized her with his lens at the age of 14, Kate Moss turns 47 on January 16 and it still is today symbol of the nineties, of that grunge style of which she has become an icon.

Kate Moss, 90s icon and pioneer of vintage couture

Restless and restless, soap and water and androgynous beautycontinues to dictate the trend on the wave of a revival beauty Nineties which is so popular: in fact, 2021 includes the return of shimmering glosses on the lips, dark regrowths and extra-fine eyebrows.

Kate Moss turns 47, an unusual beauty among the tops

In a world of tall top models, with kilometric legs, with voluminous lion hair, with an athletic but sensual physique, with a “perfect” beauty, in a world of Cindy, Claudia, Naomi e Christy, in the early nineties a young, indeed very young, Kate Moss appears.

Which represents the exact opposite of the disruptive beauty of the previous decade. She is “just” 1.70 tall, she has a small and not shapely body, straight hair and big eyes, a girl’s face. A new concept of beauty that will then characterize the whole decade.

Its restless beauty is protagonist of the press campaign of Obsession e you CK One, historical fragrances by Calvin Klein, which will perfume the streets of half the world and which also bring with them some problems, including the exaltation of anorexic physicality. So much so that all the images of Obsession.

Today, at the dawn of the 47 years old, Kate Moss is still an undisputed icon, very faithful to its image, especially to the her hair with slightly darker roots, which after a couple of decades are back in great demand.

Beauty Nineties thirty years later

Because the Nineties wave does not stop, quite the contrary. That aesthetic made of streaks on darker bases, the ordiati-missed scrunchie for hair, aka the big fabric elastics, i lip gloss that at the time stuck whole locks of hair at the first gust of wind … they are all back.

It is no coincidence that even on social media it is all a depopulation of nostalgic profiles on the era. Two above all? @90sanxietywhich has surpassed 2 million followers, and @90.00quotesinspirationwhich is around 80 thousand.

And this is how Kate Moss & Co became almost mythological creatures. Although, it must be said, some choices did not do justice to anyone, not even celebs: how can we forget the beauty slips of extra smooth extensions, foundation with very heavy textures and make-up in the unlikely shades of blue?

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Yet it all adds up, apparently, even if revised and adapted. And Kate Moss remains the undisputed icon who now walks alongside her nineteen-year-old daughter Lila Grace.


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