He started his career making knock-off designer clothing. This taught him the tools of his trade: a thorough knowledge of cutting and draping.
Rick Owens’ clothes are often described post-apocalyptic, yet glamorous. He references subcultures like goth and grunge, but he also did an infamous street wear inspired collection in 2014 with step teams dancing on the runway.
Owens often states that he develops his new collection based on his previous ones, resulting an instant recognizable aesthetic.