The Creative Class | Panos Yiapanis, Stylist

Panos Yiapanis | Photo: Inez and Vinoodh

The Greek Cyprus-born stylist and fashion director of Love magazine, talks to BoF about his dark goth-romantic aesthetic and working with Corinne Day, Steven Klein and Riccardo Tisci. The Creative Class is supported by CLIO Image, an awards show honouring creative excellence in fashion, beauty and retail.

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Constructing Rick Owens’ Creative Bubble

Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy | Photo: Matthew Stone for BoF

Over the last two decades, Rick Owens and Michèle Lamy have managed to construct a fantastical creative world entirely of their own design and turn it into a commercially successful business, projected to generate $120 million in 2014.

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Asexual Attire and a Sense of Déjà Vu at Rick Owens


PARIS, France — The subject of the mixing of masculine and feminine dress was developed all the way to its almost inevitable conclusion- asexual attire. Looking just as fierce on the female street-casted models as it did on the men last month, writes Jessica Michault for

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Photo Diary | Paris Fashion Week, Days 1-6: Dries van Noten, Rick Owens, Lanvin, Dior, Stella McCartney

Dries van Noten Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

PARIS, France — Today, contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde brings us backstage imagery from the Anthony Vaccarello, Dries van Noten, Damir Doma, Manish Arora, Balmain, Rick Owens, Lanvin, Dior, Acne and Stella McCartney shows at Paris Fashion Week.

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Photo Diary | Paris Men’s Fashion Week, Day 2: Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Dries van Noten, 3.1 Phillip Lim

Dries Van Noten Spring/Summer 2014 | Photo: Sonny Vandevelde

PARIS, France — Today, our contributing photographer Sonny Vandevelde files backstage imagery from Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Dries van Noten, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Hommes Femmes on day two of Paris Men's Fashion Week.

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Rick Owens Delivers High-Energy Fashion Spectacle

Rick Owens Spring/Summer 2014 | Source: Associated Press

PARIS, France — California-born designer Rick Owens can always be expected to produce the most high-octane menswear show of the day. But what was certainly not expected for Spring/Summer 2014 was the appearance of Estonia's punk-metal group "Winny Puhh" dangling upside down in lycra leotards blasting out a tune on an electric banjo. At the side, two drummers played throughout the show inside a vertical centrifugal wheel that sped

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