Kate Moss’s Jubilee Union Jack Blazer Is a Rare Piece of Style Heritage

Nowadays in London, the stars have come out to rejoice the final day of the…

Nowadays in London, the stars have come out to rejoice the final day of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend with a carnival-like pageant through the streets of London all the way up to Buckingham Palace. But even among the illustrious lineup of celebs attending the spectacle all dressed up, 1 style icon stood head and shoulders over the relaxation: Kate Moss.

Kate Moss with Charlotte Tilbury and Phoebe Dynevor show up at the Charlotte Tilbury function at Claridge’s yesterday forward of the Celebration at the Palace.Photo: Getty Photos

Attending the occasion with her mate Charlotte Tilbury, who hosted a social gathering at Claridge’s prior to the parade kicked off and served as the event’s formal beauty lover, Moss wore a silk bias-lower slip dress in black and a pair of red Vivienne Westwood stilettos, before introducing levels of her signature boho-inflected necklaces. But the star piece was the Union Jack blazer Moss wore to best it off—and if the piece seemed at all acquainted, that may be due to the fact it isn’t the first time Moss has worn it.

Indeed, the jacket is a exceptional piece of style history, at first worn by Moss herself on the Paris runway for John Galliano’s spring 1993 assortment, which compensated tribute to British vogue heritage and naval prowess with its bustiers, bustles, armed service jackets, and daring hairstyles that recalled tricorn hats. Galliano at the time was renowned for recompensing his products with clothes from his personal collections, which may reveal how the piece (or a related model) manufactured its way into Moss’s treasure trove of a wardrobe.