Earlier this week, for Paris Fashion Week, designer Rick Owens literally gave the audience something that they’ll never forget. During the last couple of weeks the lack of diversity during New York Fashion week was a heavy topic. But Owens pulled off something that people will probably never forget.
Who needs just plain ole models, when you can recruit members from various steppers to “Stomp The Runway”. This may have been the biggest display of women of color any Fashion Week has ever seen. The step teams, who were recruited from the U.S. for the show, include one team entitled “Step With Momentum” based in New York City. LA Times fashion critic Booth Moore said some steppers were from various sororities.
Here’s the full show from the vantage point of an attendee: