on Kate Moss, and "taking one for the team"
November 5, 2012 9:10 AM Subscribe
On Kate Moss, and Taking One for the Team
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: "So, earlier this week Vanity Fair published a rare interview with Moss, in which the model, who is well-known for her circumspection, is unusually frank about the early years of her career. Moss was still a skinny, gangly teenager when she was plucked from mediocrity in Croydon and catapulted to superstardom. She was barely an adult, almost still a child, when she did her first topless photo shoot, with Corinne Day for The Face. In the interview, she talks about how uncomfortable this made her... This isn't the only the only revelation Moss made during the interview. It also turns out that the famous Calvin Klein campaign she did in 1992 with Mark Wahlberg gave her a nervous breakdown... Conveniently ignoring the fact that when the pictures were taken, Moss wasn't 'the face of the '90s', but a skinny teenage girl who cried because she was made to take her clothes off, Needham continues by saying that Moss' skinny frame 'seemed to encapsulate the euphoria of those long-distant times.'"
*summary of the Vanity Fair interview
at Vanity Fair
*Alex Needham - How a 16-year-old nude Kate Moss ushered in the 90s
: "Moss may regret that early shoot, but it took beauty out of the realm of fantasy glamour into something more wonky and fallible"
*Kate Moss: the style icon who suffered in silence
: "This week, a new coffee-table art book dedicated to Kate Moss is published... it will no doubt be a thing of great beauty, but it won't attract half the fuss that last week's Vanity Fair interview with Moss has."
*Was Kate Moss exploited as a young model?
: "In 1990 she was just 16 when a nude photoshoot launched her career. But it wasn't a happy time, says the supermodel"
photos (may be NSFW for some):
*her first topless photo shoot, with Corinne Day for The Face
*the famous Calvin Klein campaign with Mark Wahlberg
*Vogue UK shoot by photographer Corinne Day