Kate Moss Is Making Us Want to Buy an All-Black Capsule Wardrobe From H&M

Once upon a time, in a pre-internet, pre-Instagram era, fashion people wore black (almost exclusively). 'Twas the official uniform of the "black crows," as revered journalist Suzy Menkes once said. Nothing was more stylish (or as much of a signifier of one's industry status) than shades of black from the edgiest designers like Comme des Garçons or Helmut Lang.

With today's highly documented style set resembling a veritable curbside rainbow rather than a flock of goths, it's easy to feel that wearing black isn't "exciting" or "fashionable" enough. But in real life, the look never dies. Black clothes, shoes, and accessories endure trends and fads—just ask Kate Moss, who has been looking incredible over the past few months, and whose every getup has been solely crafted from the non-color.

So how does the supermodel look fab rather than drab? Firstly, she artfully combines luxe, textural fabrics (think vintage velvets set against denim or a satin blouse worn with a more austere woolen-blend trouser suit). With a hint of leopard, a sprinkling of gold jewelry, and her bohemian blonde waves, Mossy's all-black ensembles look considered, elegant, and timeless. Which gives us great hope during a period where we're ever more keen to invest in items that can be worn a thousand ways for a thousand days.

Kate may have a wardrobe chock-full of gems from her pals at Dior, McQueen, Galliano and the like, but many black items can look good on a budget, so we have tracked down some rock 'n' roll Moss-ness from H&M for your perusal. Scroll to see Kate's recent all-black outfits and to shop her look.

See Kate's All-Black Outfits…

Kate Moss wearing a black velvet jacket, skinny jeans and courts

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Kate is the queen of statement coats, often opting for evening-appropriate styles in the day and then dressing them down with jeans.

Kate Moss wearing a black velvet jacket, skinny jeans and ankle boots

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Never far away from a neck scarf, sunnies, or a nice designer bag, the all-black outfit devil is in the details.

Kate Moss wearing a black trouser suit with a satin shirt

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How to take a trouser suit out of office? Follow Moss's fancy shirt–and-belt idea.

Kate Moss wearing a black and gold evening gown

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Nothing better than a trusty LBD.

Kate Moss wearing a black satin coat with flared trousers

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Rewearing her flared trousers with a satin coat, Kate proves some classics die hard.

Kate Moss wearing a black velvet coat with flared trousers

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Vintage-look outerwear combined with hippie jewelry makes this all-black outfit feel full of personality.

Kate Moss wearing a black shaggy jacket with a satin maxi dress

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Moss has been wearing this shaggy coat for years, with everything from gowns to skinnies.

Kate Moss wearing a black velvet jacket with a leopard top, Chanel bag and skinny jeans

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There's almost too much fabulousness to take in here. From the Chanel bag to the waist-nipping jacket, this look is truly something spectacular that you can still emulate.

Kate Moss wearing a black cape coat with a Birken bag

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Rewearing both her boots and sunglasses, Moss switches things up with a cape coat and Hermès Birken.

Kate Moss wearing a black leopard shirt and coat with tailored trousers

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Clearly, the combination of tailored trousers, a posh blouse, and heels really ticks all the boxes for Kate's evening vibe.

Kate Moss wearing a black velvet jacket with a slip dress

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It's that delightful jacket again, this time styled up with a black maxi slip. Very Olsen sisters.

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