Ensemble, Rick Owens

Bolero, short jumpsuit, boots, two harnesses, windbreaker and removable strap, bra, drawers and boots

  • Rick Owens

  • Label on the middle of the back inside the bolero in woven serge, gray on gray: "Rick Owens"
  • Ready-to-wear spring-summer 2016, “Cyclops” collection
  • Black polyamide and nylon fabric; black cotton straps; appliquéd rectangles in yellow, bordeaux, light blue and mastic cotton; metal; silk fabric; calfskin
  • GAL2017.34.1.1-12
  • Rick Owens donation - Vogue Paris Foundation 2016
  • Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

There are many expressions related to the back in both French and English. Mostly negative, many deal with the intense charge on our body that only our back can endure. Man has been using backpacks since the dawn of time. However, it was not until 1984 that this accessory became a fashionable object. 

In 2016, the American designer Rick Owens scrolled his models wearing other models using a harness. The collection is a tribute to mutual aid.

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