2013 March 1
Paris Fall 2013: Rick Owens
FirstView View Gallery
(PARIS) Rick Owens
Plenty of designers cull inspiration from Asia, but Rick Owens delivered a smashing collection of variations on the Japanese kimono this season without going too far into the theatrical thematics, never losing his dark edge. No cherry blossoms in this show, for starters. The show opened with a simple, white, two tiered dress layered with a black fur kimono shawl, along with a white fur floor-length vest and ghostly frizzy hair in a decidedly pervasive poof of a style. Other kimono styles came in pieces like a black jacket with a knot design worn over a white skirt with black underpinnings and boots with white rope detailing, or a stunning coat, in B&W, contrastively knotted at the waist, worn over a knee-length silk skirt. For a softer touch, dresses at the finale finished in silk came in simple deep-v shifts in that same neutral territory of black, greys, and white, with signature layering pieces like a trailing silk scarf on the finale look. It had that ethereal, haunting feel that we've seen in some of the Paris collections, and Owens' fierce phantoms truly owned the scene.
Luxury fragrance brand Kilian just opened its first U.S. brick and mortar retail store in the Meatpacking neighborhood this month. Before the store's big bash to fête its fashionable...
Karl Lagerfeld took the Chanel Pre-Fall show back to its retail roots by staging its runway show in Dallas this season. The iconic Parisian brand has a storied history with the city...
Jeffrey Kalinsky is shifting his role at Nordstrom in order to focus on his side projects. He'll no longer hold the title of executive vice president of designer merchandising for ...