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Kate Moss : The Making of an Icon (Hardcover) (Christian Salmon)

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A fascinating, in-depth look at the iconic and enigmatic Kate Moss, perhaps the most famous fashion model in the world. Author Christian Salmon insightfully unravels the mystery that is Moss, exploring how both the look and the persona that have continually shifted and changed in perfect sync with the zeitgeist. Kate Moss is striking for its compelling story alone—but beautifully enhanced with breathtaking images of the model throughout her career, it is a must-have for fashion-world followers of every stripe.

Years after her discovery at age fourteen at New York City146;s John F. Kennedy Airport and her quick ascent to the top of the supermodeling world and choice luxury-brand figurehead, Kate Moss represents an unusual success story: that of a middle-class teenager who became one of the best-paid models in the world with no apparent effort. Hers is a story of endless reinvention: more than twenty years later, despite tabloid scandals, drug use, rehab, and tumultuous high-profile romances, Kate Moss appears before us as a fresh creation each time, an ideal subject able to adapt to any circumstance, recast herself ceaselessly through self-staging and self-narration, and make the world fall in love with her over and over again.

In Kate Moss: The Making of an Icon, Christian Salmon146;s insightful text, accompanied by more than sixty gorgeous images, explores this phenomenon151;the story of an icon, a muse, a legend, an enigma151;and how our culture has created the collective Kate Moss myth.

Number of Pages: 127.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Art
Sub-Genre: Rich + Famous, Women
Language: English
Book format: Hardcover
Pricing Code - MMBV: L
Author: Christian Salmon
Publisher - MMBV: Harper Design Intl
Street Date: April 3, 2012
TCIN: 13811776
UPC: 9780062026859
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-9257

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