Rick Owens

Born in southern California, Rick Owens began his fashion career as a patternmaker but split off to found his own store in Los Angeles in 1994, building a loyal following over the next decade before debuting in Paris in 2003. The challenging, darkly glamorous tones of the Owens brand range far and wide in both reference and application, from skate punks to ancient monastic dress to bondage gear. Signature pieces include ultrafine draped jersey, slouchy basketball shorts, oversized nylon bomber jackets, and instantly recognizable souped-up sneakers in supple stretch leather.