Coinciding with this Blue Monday (or the saddest Monday of the year), today is Kate Moss´ birthday. It´s been 43 years since Kate arrived to this world, but was on the age of 14 when Sarah Daukas (the founder of the agency model Storm) found her at the airport of John F. Kennedy on the year 1988.
The most important year for her was 1992. After being discovered, Calvin Klein wanted Kate Moss in his catwalk to promote the first line of perfumes of the brand. Since then, she has worked with some of the best brands in the world of fashion: Gucci, Dolce&Gabbana, Versace, Chanel, Missoni, Dior, Burberry and much more.
In 2012, she placed second on the Forbes list of the most sought supermodels after having invoiced $ 9.2 million from May 2011 to May 2012 for clients such as Longchamp, Mango, Rimmel, Vogue Eyewear and TopShop.
After several drug scandals, Moss remains one of the most influential supermodels in the world of fashion ( In 2007, TIME magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world), after Kate was considered in the 1990s as the anti-supermodel.
After her relationship during 1994 to 1998 with the famous actor Johnny Deep, the supermodel married Jamie Hince, guitarist for The Kills, from which she separated in the summer of 2015. Later, she began dating Nikolai von Bismarck, a young 29-year-old photographer from German Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck.
Happy birthday Kate!
Gianni Versace S.p.A. known as Versace, has become a world leader in the fashion world thanks to its creator, Gianni Versace, who was born in Calabria (Italy) on December 2, 1946.
At the age of 20 he began designing clothes for her little sister, Donatella, who at that time had the age of 10 years. He studied architecture but eventually ended up moving to Milan to devote himself to the world of fashion, and finally, in 1976, the Versace brand is created with the help of his brother Santo Versace.
His glamorous style led him to the top of the catwalk, innovating techniques and materials used. With their designs emphasized women’s body with sexy and daring dresses that revolutionized the catwalks, making their garments were demanded by great artists of music and film. Even Liz Hurley (British actress, model and fashion designer) captured the media attention thanks to a black Versace dress with gold safety pins accompanied by a lot of cleavage. That was how the dress was nicknamed “THAT DRESS”.
Is considered passionate about art, both Cubist and Art Decó. Hence the most recognized symbol that is associated signature: the jellyfish, as compared her workshop with a study of the Renaissance. We can see a strong influence of Andy Warhol, from Greek and Roman art and modern abstract art.
Jane Fonda, Cindy Crawford, Cher, Elton John and Sting were some of his friends and he was an absolute fan of Almodóvar.
His shows have been led by great fashion icons such as Claudia Schiffer or Naomi Campbell and has repeatedly been on the cover of Vogue magazine with models like Kate Moss, Tatajna Patitz, Cindy Crawford (with Richard Gere) and a countless mentions in different media that made the brand more prestigious.
Unfortunately, on July 15 the summer of 1997, Gianni Versace was murdered in front of his Miami Beach mansion by serial murderer Andrew Phillip Cunnanan, also finally ended up committing suicide to avoid police capture him. His body was found on a yacht.
After the death of the designer, his sister Donatella decides to lead the brand in different stores.
I did not mind my nose, the problem was the other. One has the right to be yourself. I am, what happens?
-Rossy de Palma
The fashion world is full of women traced: thin and tall, almost as fallen angels from heaven. No nose jobs, or collagens or facelifts. Rossy de Palma was the antithesis of time and achieved his fame as a model with such brands as Gap, Jean Paul Gautier, Louis Vuitton or Rouge.
Born in Palma de Mallorca on 16 September 1964 is a Spanish actress best known as “Almodóvar girl” and has also been the muse of famous designer Jean Paul Gautier. With a different face, his face almost Cubist belonging to Picasso has achieved success thanks to their self-esteem, their self-esteem and absolute confidence in herself.
That is why the famous designer noticed her. Both shared the same concept and a unique insight into the world of fashion. They liked not follow any rules and that is why they congenial as well.In his farewell designer prat-a-pòrter (to devote himself exclusively to haute couture) didm´t want Rossy de Palma missing the ceremony, being the godmother of it.
Here we show a brief excerpt of the parade that almost two years ago.