Rick Owenspresented Spring Summer 2020 collection on Thursday, September 26th, during the recently wrapped up Paris Fashion Week. Named after Owens’ grandmother’s maiden name, Tecuatl, the collection explores designer’s south-of-the-border roots.
I never really explored my mexican-ness but the debate over a border wall made me more conscious of who i would be separated from. – explained the designer.
The designer defined the collection as a ‘stoic Bauhaus Aztec priestesses in an Art Deco Valhalla filled with bubbles animated by fantasia era Disney‘
Linear motifs used in shoulder straps on dresses and mega-lacing on duchesse bomber are inspired by Josef and Anni Albers’ exploration of archaeological sites in Mexico and their reductive modernism applied to pyramids and hieroglyphics.
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