Los Angeles designer, Rick Owens, launched his brand in 1994, proposing sculptural dresses, asymmetrical t-shirts and uniquely distressed leather jackets that inspired strong enthusiasm amongst fans such as Madonna and Courtney Love. Rick Owens had showcased several other collections. He has infused his rebellious style into each piece, which makes every range recognisable by fashion enthusiasts across the globe.
For the AW16 menswear collection proposes supersized silhouettes, from the parkas to the trousers, from the men’s tunics to the details. The focus was totally on the volumes always magically proportioned despite being exaggerated. In the womenswear AW 16 collection Rick Owens breaks the continuity of his distinctively dark monochromatic palette. The garments features mint green, creamy milk and beige, bright US penitentiary orange and irresistible black.
The silhouettes are true to the designer’s typical concept of layering and asymmetry. His majestically unique draping shapes all the garments; the skirts are wrapped resulting in intriguing pleated and draped pieces of various lengths. Shirts, tops and blouses combined with these bottom pieces make the silhouettes even more complex.
The ranges showcased are very varied, asymmetric pieces, fabrics’ juxtapositions,
innovative and striking textures: shiny leather, smooth surfaces together with fluffy textured furry fabrics and quilted bold structures.
Since the launch of his eponymous label in 1994, American designer Rick Owens has been renowned for his solid use of black and industrial shapes, particularly when it comes to his iconic leather jackets that are cut to perfection season after season portraying his rebellious signature. Over the years his avant-garde aesthetic has gained him a loyal, cult following with his glamour meets grunge collection which continue to wow the international fashion crowd.
Rick Owens has pushed things forward, looking at new shapes and forms and creating inspirational pieces. The colours, cuts and styles all reflect the quality of the island environment where the collections inspiration derived from showing a truly new and exciting aesthetic this season. In terms of colour, the latest collection stays true to Owen’s signature palette of black, white, grey and beige. With a focus upon the jacket and coat designs, many are made available with interesting satin fabrics layered over shirts and flowing collars. Whilst cropped jackets boast an almost architectural panelling and piping structure which is certain to offer your wardrobe an amazing eye-catching graphic wonder.
Be it a luxurious Rick Owens leather jacket, one of his edgy directional dresses or his infamous urban knitwear, any piece from the Owens collection will add instant attitude to any wardrobe. Be sure to get your hands on one of these exciting new pieces this coming season! Take a look at our latest pieces from the designers sub label Rick Owens Drkshdw and enjoy express delivery which is available worldwide.