Brix Smith Start: Ode to Rick
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
I've always thought of myself as the unofficial President of the Rick Owens Fan Club (ROFC), with more of the brand's signature leather jackets hanging in my wardrobe than I care to admit. Why? Simple. Rick Owens is a legend; no one does 'glamour-meets-grunge' better.
Since his first runway show at New York Fashion Week in September 2002, his advant-garde creations have been snapped up by a loyal celebrity fan-base (think Rihanna, the Olsens, models off duty and even Michelle Obama!) launching Rick Owens from cult label to global fashion brand in one fell swoop.
The rock inspired elegance caught my eye straight away, so when I opened my Shoreditch boutique buying Rick Owens for our womenswear store was a no brainer.
As a buyer it's important to always keep in mind your customer, so as a fervent lover of Rick Owens (see self-appointed President of the ROFC comment above!) the appointments at the Parisian atelier are a dream.
The master of artful draping, Ric
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