There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In 'Great Outfits in Fashion History,' Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.
Sometimes, anything goes in fashion. Today's wonderful case in point? That time Kate Moss wore a peach pajama suit topped off with a marabou capelet in 2014. The model sported this over-the-top ensemble to DJ a premiere party for "A String of Naked Lightbulbs." I don't remember what the reviews of the film said, but I do distinctly recall the rave reviews on Moss's polka-dotted getup: fashion enthusiasts compared the look to Miss Havisham and an eccentric old lady, but described her take on these not-so-stylish characters as "fabulous" and "brilliant". Bustle wrote that the outfit was "fit for a kooky aging Hollywood starlet" and yet, she managed to make it work.
Moss always makes it work, whether its a barely-there, sheer dress or a pointed-toe Mary Jane. Her eveningwear looks from the '90s — particularly the John Galliano bias-cut slip dress she wore to the CFDA Awards in 1995 — are permanently pinned to my mental mood board for getting dressed up. But this look — which is certainly a departure from some of her minimalist Calvin Klein moments over the years — is one that frequently enters my thoughts when I'm deciding what to wear.
It comes to mind when I'm staring at that feathered top or bold-patterned skirt hanging in my closet, and I'm having that internal debate about whether my outfit will be too much. Then, I'm reminded of Moss mid-party, having the time of her life in a leopard print bodysuit that was previously hidden under the black turtleneck that she arrived in, and I think "f**k it," fashion is fun and we deserve to always live it up.
Ahead, shop a few party-ready pajama-inspired pieces, because there's never been a better time to stay in and pop champagne in silky nightwear.
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