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Moss Signs New Topshop Contract

Kate Moss's collection for Topshop is set to keep on rolling. The retailer announced Wednesday that the model has signed a new contract.

LONDON — Kate Moss’ collection for Topshop is set to keep on rolling.

This story first appeared in the December 18, 2008 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

The retailer said Wednesday the model has signed a new contract to continue designing the Kate Moss for Topshop collection, after producing eight seasonal lines since Moss teamed up with Topshop in late 2006.

“I believe this has been a great partnership for both Top­shop and Kate,” said Sir Philip Green, Top­shop’s owner. “Having had two years’ experience, I am confident that Kate’s collection now has the potential to become a significant global brand within Topshop.”

While the company didn’t specify the length or terms of Moss’ new contract, sources say it is likely to last at least as long as her first one with the retailer, which spanned two years.

Highlights of the model’s past collections — many of which have sold out — have included daisy-print tea dresses and one-shoulder chiffon cocktail dresses.

Moss’ future collections with Topshop will also include lingerie and accessories lines, the company said. The model’s spring line will land in stores in March, and will also launch at Topshop’s debut New York store, which is set to open the same month.

“The last two years have been an exciting experience and Topshop has given me the perfect platform to develop my own collection, which is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time,” said Moss.