At fashion shows around the world, designers have sent the craziest clothes, hair and accessories down the runway all vying to be the talk of the town. It never occurred to these designers it seems that changing the models and the traditional catwalk style could be the easiest way to deliver a ready to wear collection. Cue change.
Rick Owens’ 2014 Spring collection showed in Paris recently and in an interesting turn of events, he exchanged the wafer-thin coat hangers of traditional runway shows for athletic women recruited from college step teams performing a choreographed routine in the collection to some seriously unapologetic hip-hot beats!
A thumbs up for originality, diversity and healthy body image in the fashion world.
P.S. If you look at the 6:00 minute mark you’ll catch a glimpse of Bill Cunningham absolutely loving it!