Rick Owens is probably the only designer in Paris who can be easily classed as a phenomenon. Why? Because although he is never to be seen in any act of socializing, commercial networking or frivolous appearance, he is always somehow top of the list.
Fashion loves Rick, as do many men and women. He is a loyal servant of Style, giving an extra something with every new collection. His loyal customers grow wiser out of each collection every season. I am impressed by the words he uses to describe the universe he has created. His furniture and garments; they remind me of elliptic curve typography, of Bauhaus, of darkness. They are altogether like the number 8. The point of infinity. Each time I talk to him it is a new experience. Teach me Rick