London Olympics 2012: Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell to star in closing ceremony

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Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are to take part in the London Olympics 2012 closing ceremony.

Kate Moss Naomi Campbell London Olympics 2012

They are to wear iconic outfits by designers such as Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood during a music show at the London stadium on  August 12th.

“Organisers wanted the best of British – and that’s exactly what they’ve got,” says a source according to The Mirror.

“The models were all keen to take part because it will be such a memorable event.

“British style is known around the world for innovation and creativity, so it’s right that it will be celebrated as part of the show – it will look amazing,” the source said.

The closing ceremony is titled ‘A Symphony of British Music’ and will feature work from pop heavyweights such as Adele to classic work from Edward Elgar and will mark the passing over of the torch to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics.

Creative director and choreographer for the ceremony, Kim Gavin, has promised a show including  “our most globally successful musicians” as well as rising stars.

“We want to create a fabulous emotional experience, something that people will remember for years to come. It will be an elegant mash-up of British music,” he said.

Stars Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Elton John are rumoured to be performing, but it is known that all performers will receive just £1 as payment for the gig.