Kate Moss has shown her support for the Sport Relief 2010 campaign by modelling a one-off dress woven out of recycled mosquito nets. The supermodel created a buzz in the blue design, created by William Tempest for Sports Relief 2010’s commitment to tackling malaria and is to be auctioned to raise money for the charity.
‘I was shocked to hear that one child dies from malaria in Africa every 30 seconds, that’s why I was happy to be involved in this important project for Sport Relief,’ says Moss. ‘William Tempest’s dress, which incorporates recycled malaria nets is absolutely gorgeous, I loved wearing it and working with William. It’s a great way of raising awareness of the seriousness of malaria.’
William Tempest added: ‘I’m really proud and excited to have designed a dress for Sport Relief with the serious message of highlighting the power of the humble mosquito net as a lifesaving tool against malaria.
‘To help raise awareness about malaria I designed a structured dress which incorporates layers of a malaria net in panels. Kate looks amazing in the dress and I hope its auction will raise lots of money and bring awareness to such a great cause.’
Other stars which have supported this year’s Sport Relief include Eddie Izzard, Fearne Cotton, David Walliams, Jimmy Carr, Christine Bleakley and Helen Skelton.