Rick Owens (born 1961) is an American fashion designer hailing from California, celebrated for his avant garde and subversive eye.
He is married to Michele Lamy. Since 2003, Rick Owens has lived in Paris.In 1994 he began his own label, selling exclusively to Charles Gallay. In 2002 he had been recognized by the CFDA with a Perry Ellis Award for Emerging Talent. He moved to Paris the following year, when he was also appointed as the artistic director of Revillon, the long-established luxury fur company. Owens opened his first U.S. store in Tribeca in 2008.