After years and years of ruling the modeling industry (her team doesn’t even have a final tally of the number of Vogue covers she’s graced, reports Business of Fashion), how does an OG like Kate Moss keep life interesting? By starting her own talent agency, natch.
Since her public split with longtime agency Storm Models earlier this year (the two were together 27 campaign-filled years), we’ve wondered why Moss hadn’t signed to a rival agency. Now we know. In an extremely business-savvy move, the 13th highest-paid model in the world hired her loyal (former Storm) agent, Lucy Baxter, to help spearhead and quietly lay the groundwork for Kate Moss Agency, which will launch later this month.
Of branching out and entering this new phase of fashion world domination, the model told BoF, “I felt like I wanted to do things that were more than modeling. It didn’t matter how much we would try and do it together with them, I was always going to be the little Kate that they’ve known since I was 14. It was like leaving home. I had to leave, and they were very understanding about it.” (more…)