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Kate Moss: Totally Busted

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Kate Moss's bare lips, smudgy black liner and no-effort hair have all been big beauty trends on the runway this Fashion Week. But why is her appeal so enduring? Stylelist considers several options, including this one: "Another theory is that Moss is not classically pretty. Her brand of beauty is imperfection, which makes her, in our heads, more approachable. She's neither an icy Nordic blonde, nor a statuesque Nubian princess. Rather, when Moss first shot to fame she was a skinny teenager with messy mouse brown hair." If that's non-pretty, we'll take it. [StyleList]