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Rick Owens Fall 2012 Runway Review

Fire and fabric – a dangerous combination, but so it was at Rick Owens where models walked out on a runway with a line of firing flames as their backdrop and cashmere fishnet face masks-come-hats covering their faces.

The fashion industry’s reigning king of darkness kept things fittingly somber with mostly black, grey, and rusty neutrals fashioned into long, draped silhouettes. While few would wear the looks as they were styled on the runway (lest you want to risk being weighted down by fabric – especially when it comes to the floor-length opening numbers), there were plenty of individually wearable statement pieces. Twisted oversized collar jackets stood out as particularly strong as did the collared leather tops.