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STYLE comes easy to supermodel Kate Moss. Not only has she been voted one of the best dressed women on the planet but her unique look has been copied all over the world.

STYLE comes easy to supermodel Kate Moss. Not only has she been voted one of the best dressed women on the planet but her unique look has been copied all over the world.

It was no real surprise then when she announced she was bringing out her own clothing range in conjunction with Top Shop – a move that sparked a frenzy amongst fashionistas who queued for hours when the label was launched.

Now Kate Moss and Top Shop present their ninth collection of signature pieces for spring and summer 2009, reflecting the supermodel’s bohemian take on dressing.

The range is dominated by dresses. There are fresh white cotton sun dresses and ditsy printed tea dresses for day and embellished chiffon frocks and black sequined mini dresses for after-hours glamour.

Folk inspired pieces are reminiscent of 1970s Woodstock and capture Kate’s love of summer festivals.

Bright and flirty dresses are made from panels of clashing floral prints with matching quilted jackets.

The model’s love of rock’n’roll also shines through with suede jackets, including a dramatic black biker one adorned with painted and embellished feathers around the neckline.

Other pieces in the collection include a diamante embellished, one shoulder sunburst dress epitomising evening glamour and little black dresses with sequins, beads and zip detailing.

Florals also make a return this season. For this collection Kate has worked alongside Liberty of London to re-work three iconic prints from the Liberty archive to create modern designs, personal to her.

It features a chiffon print scattered with bluebells which she named Lilabell after her daughter.

Kate Nouveau and Poppy are bolder prints festooned on cute summer mini dresses and camisoles.

Kate Moss says: “I love wearing prints, particularly in summer and they’ve proved a real hit in my past collections.

“Whilst researching the spring range we looked at loads of old prints.

“Most of my favourites originated from the Liberty archive.

“Collaborating with the print studio was an amazing experience. The team is so knowledgeable and they were very open to my ideas.

“The capsule range features colour combinations exclusive to my Spring collection.”

The Kate Moss spring collection will launch on Thursday. For more information visit www.topshop.com

 

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