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How has Kate Moss maintained her iconic status for two decades?

By Joy Lo Dico   December 2012

Kate Moss emerged in the early 1990s and became a poster girl for the era (photo: Getty Images)

Put Kate Moss in a parka jacket by the swings on a council estate, fag in hand on a grey English day, and the chances are no-one would give her a second glance. This is the paradox of Moss. She has graced a thousand magazine covers, walked miles of catwalk and hangs beside Princess Diana and Angelina Jolie in the gallery of the modern icon. Catch her off guard, though, as the…

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