From model to mogul: Kate Moss turns 40

Kate Moss may be moseying into middle age but the British bombshell is still as in demand as ever.

Kate Moss playboy cover

It's been almost three decades since a scrawny British teenager was plucked out of obscurity at JFK airport and propelled into the stratosphere as one of fashion's most influential icons.

Kate Moss celebrates 40th birthday this week and in typical Mossy style, the model is keeping her lips sealed about her milestone celebrations.

Despite her age, the supermodel has no intention of slowing down. She is still signed on as the face of beauty brand Rimmel London, has hotly anticipated collaborations with Topshop due out soon and has just inked a deal to become a contributing fashion editor of British Vogue.

Not letting age get in her way, Kate last year posed nude for Playboy's 60th Anniversary edition and the pictures would make models half her age green with envy.

While the the inner circle of 'Moss's Posse' might not be letting us in on what the plans are in terms of a party, there has been wide speculation that the location of the bash will be Virgin tycoon, Richard Branson’s Necker Island.

Until the party pictures emerge we in the public are likely to remain in the dark, but until then let’s take the time to look back at 40 of Ms Moss’s biggest thrills and spills, because goodness knows there have been a few!

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