Kate Moss

updated 05/03/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/03/1993 AT 01:00 AM EDT

She's a Marky Marked woman. When Calvin Klein paired a topless British model named Kate Moss with the rapper for his infamous underwear ads, fashion's "new waif" look was reborn. Standing only 5'7"—3 inches below the industry average—and weighing 98 lbs. (with a bustline that seems AWOL), Moss' vacuous, hazel-eyed stare and street-smart smirk echo the heyday of Twiggy's languid poses on Carnaby Street in the '60s. Designers who are reprising bell-bottoms and granny glasses hail London-born Moss, 19, as the height of au courant hippie chic. She began the year gracing the covers of both Harper's Bazaar and. Allure and recently twisted down the New York and Paris runways for Klein, Gianni Versace and Chanel. "Kate has this childlike, womanlike thing that I haven't seen in a long time," raves Klein. "It's a new kind of beauty. Not the big, sporty, superwoman type, but glamor, which is more sensitive, more fragile." When she's not circum-navigating the curves of the modeling biz, Moss, whose contract with Klein exceeds $1 million, prefers "relaxing and just vegging out" with her boyfriend, Mario Sorrenti, 21, a model turned photographer, with whom she lives in London and New York City. A stranger to the gym, Moss "eats anything, but even if I eat, I'm not going to become this voluptuous thing." Slim chance.

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