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Supermodel and style icon Kate Moss knows a thing or two about how to present herself. For Moss, looking good is essential for her career; she's a professional pretty person. Yesterday, Mossy drafted a list of her top tips for being well-dressed for the Independent. Here, the best pieces of advice from Moss' head to yours.
Pencil skirts, people: "The pencil skirt is one of the most useful items to have in your wardrobe, as it's always saucy – especially in black – and seems to work for almost everyone."
Don't wear sunglasses with hats: "Wearing too many accessories at once can look very bad. I don't have any strict rules, but my husband does say not to wear a hat with glasses, because I look as if I'm trying to wear a disguise. I always have a pair of Ray-Bans in my bag and lots of pairs at home because they seem to go missing."
Beauty is pain: "I prefer to be comfortable, and sometimes fancy wearing flat shoes, but there are definitely occasions where you've just got to go with heels. There are some comfortable heels that you can run around in, but, sometimes, it's more important to be well-presented than to be comfortable."
Pick a fashion era: "I really love the late Sixties and Seventies, around the time of The Rolling Stones. I don't channel it in everything I wear, but it does seem to feed through most outfits. It's important to have some inspiration or a reference point when you're dressing.
Plan ahead for big events, but don't stress day-to-day outfits: "If you're going to an important dinner, you should plan what you're going to wear, as you don't want to look silly. If I'm going to an event, I make sure I plan ahead, so that I don't have a fashion crisis. However, most of the time, I dress depending on my mood."
· How To Be Well-dressed... by Kate Moss [Independent]
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