Kate Moss Collaborates With Messika, a French Jewelry Brand name


Photo: Courtesy of Messika/2019

Of all the things that have been explained about Kate Moss’s fashion about the several years, her style for jewelry is not generally at the leading of the checklist. But the world’s most renowned supermodel has been an avid collector given that she was a teen, and a new collaboration with the French jewellery model Messika has permitted her to set her qualified eye to good use — and increase a further paragraph to her infinite résumé.

It all began two a long time back, when Messika founder Valérie Messika satisfied Moss at the Ritz in Paris. “I seen she was wearing a lot of jewelry, and I was curious to know the tales at the rear of her jewels,” Messika explained to the Reduce. “That’s when I identified that Kate was obsessed with jewellery, specially large-jewellery items.” She took a chance and requested Moss if she would like to co-structure a superior-jewellery collection, and the rest is history.

Kate Moss and Valérie Messika.
Photo: Courtesy of Messika

The design approach took about a 12 months, with quite a few conferences in particular person and some virtual ones, also. Mood boards ended up sent again and forth. “It was an remarkable creative obstacle to entwine Kate’s individual preferences with the crucial codes of [the brand],” Messika ongoing. “She informed me about times in her lifetime via her jewelry — her reminiscences, times of difficulties, times of contentment — and it was wonderful listening to her as a jewelry storyteller. We ended up each extremely happy of what we worked so hard to make with each other.”

Photo: Courtesy of Messika/2019

“There weren’t any limits set by the style team at Messika,” Moss mentioned. “I had liberty to create some thing I definitely really like.” Her favored parts in the assortment are a white-diamond necklace impressed by stained glass, and an Artwork Deco–inspired golden bracelet. You can now see them up shut at the new Messika retailer, which opened at Hudson Yards on Monday.

In retaining with her famously easy amazing, Moss described her method to jewellery as temper centered. “So it’s constantly switching,” she instructed the Slice. It even improvements with the weather: “In the summer season, I go for a additional ’70s vibe, layering prolonged necklaces and bangles,” she discussed. “And for winter season, I put on much more assertion items, like massive earrings.”

And as for the jewelry she wears for the duration of a worldwide pandemic? Well, let us just say it has not stopped her from dressing up.