Discover RICK OWENS Spring Summer 2022 collection presented at the Palais de Tokyo, during the ongoing Paris Fashion Week. After four shows livestreamed from designer’s home at Venezia’s Lido beach, Rick Owens returns to runway experience with the ‘Fogachine‘ collection.
There is a brisk logic to the pursuit of beauty above all else that has always appealed to me and the endless honing and refining of creative signatures in those that i have always admired. Focusing on that seemed like the right move. – Rick Owens.
The collection features sculpted bodysuits paired down with abstract skirts and platform thigh high spartan boots. The easy t-shirts spliced with the thinnest nylon that floats in the air like the fog, ispired the name of the collection – Fogachine. Tailoring has crisp, sharp shoulders in micro jackets, or coats with the sides carved out in an hourglass shape, cut in cotton organdy and silk mousseline to expose the complexity of the structural interlinings beneath. Geometric cutouts bluntly expose flesh at times while robes and cloaks cut in flowing coq feather encrusted tulle or rigid cotton faille solemnly conceal
Le Corbusier’s modular man inspired the leather and nylon bombers outline. Worn over flared jean skirts, they come in 16oz black, natural, or orange selvedge denim custom woven by Yamaashi Orimono, one of the world’s most esteemed fabric mills.
Multicolored mohair spiderweb knits cover the body in dripping layers of removable arms and hoods. Brutalist chokers are from an ongoing jewelry collection produced by Goossens, the Maison that once produced jewelry for Coco Chanel, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and Madame Grès in the 1950s.