Iconic: Liela Moss of The Duke Spirit

Since the theme of Broke & Beautiful these days has been somewhere along the lines of: rebellious chic, rocker glam, and feminine sophisticate… I figured that this would be the perfect time to introduce you to Liela Moss of the UK rock group, The Duke Spirit.

She’s got a passion for black, an obsession with feathers, and a voice reminiscent of Jefferson Airplane after meeting the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, blending individuality with classic technique.

After hearing The Duke Spirit’s new CD, Neptune (a little bit of psychadelia, a little bit of classic crooning, and a whole lot of soulful tunes…), I decided I needed to put a face to the voice. Lo and behold, I’d been listening to an iconic pioneer of rocker glam without even knowing it!

While she definitely strikes the eye as a rock & roll girl who can definitely hang with the boys, she always has at least one component of her ensemble that screams “feminine… but don’t think you can f**k with me”. And I 100% LOVE that.

The first photo is my favorite. She’s totally owning that babydoll dress with black leggings and sleek blond hair – but it’s not too girly at all! It’s the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.

As for her feather addiction? Totally warranted. Feathers are a sign of freedom, softness and elusive mystery – which is exactly how I view Liela Moss. From her slightly smoky emotional vocals to her paradoxial wardrobe, she’s a total representation of feminine, edgy woman.

LOVE it.


PS! Check out The Duke Spirit’s album “Neptune” on their MySpace page!

Stay tuned for more about Liela Moss!

Lindsay Ginn

Livin' in your basement, eatin' your canned foods.

  • sheila b

    I saw the band open for BRMC and Liela is totally FIERCE!!!