Rick Owens

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Rick Owens is a fashion designer from southern California. Owens started his label in the early nineties after dropping out of art school. His first own label catwalk show was held at New York Fashion Week in 2001 and was sponsored by Vogue. Owens won the CFDA New Talent Award in 2002.

Owens was artistic director of French furriers Revillon 2002 - 2007. He cemented his reputation as a designer in Paris and introduced a furniture collection, incorporating materials such as raw plywood, antlers, cashmere and marble into his designs. Drawing on his experience at Revillon, Owens introduced a collection exclusively dedicated to fur, Palais Royal, named after his Paris boutique. In addition, Owens has RickOwensLilies, a line devoted to his signature silk viscose jerseys, and denim line DRKSHDW.

Owens has received numerous awards over his career. Aside from the CFDA New Talent Award in 2002, he won the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Fashion Design and the Rule Breakers Award from Fashion Group International in 2007, and the prestigious CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

Rick Owens is a fashion designer from southern California. Owens started his label in the early nineties after dropping out of art school. His first own label catwalk show was held at New York Fashion Week in 2001 and was sponsored by Vogue. Owens won the CFDA New Talent Award in 2002.

Owens was artistic director of French furriers Revillon 2002 - 2007. He cemented his reputation as a designer in Paris and introduced a furniture collection, incorporating materials such as raw plywood, antlers, cashmere and marble into his designs. Drawing on his experience at Revillon, Owens introduced a collection exclusively dedicated to fur, Palais Royal, named after his Paris boutique. In addition, Owens has RickOwensLilies, a line devoted to his signature silk viscose jerseys, and denim line DRKSHDW.

Owens has received numerous awards over his career. Aside from the CFDA New Talent Award in 2002, he won the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for Fashion Design and the Rule Breakers Award from Fashion Group International in 2007, and the prestigious CFDA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

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