Breaking the Rules With Rick Owens

Owens’ visceral celebration of girl power at this year’s Paris Fashion Week was an orchestrated hit though the designer admits he feared the show could “come off as a stunt.”

In particular, he had trepidations about members of the four step teams using “grit face” expressions, and was adamant that the dancers only scowl if they felt comfortable doing so.

‘There’s a standard of beauty that’s cliché and we’re not buying into it,’” he points out. “Everything I do is proposals, it’s not a manifesto. I like the mix.”

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