Edgy fashion designer who became known for his many labels: Rick Owens, Palais Royal, DRKSHDW, and RickOwensLilies.
He studied at the Otis College of Art and Design in LA for two years before dropping out to study pattern making at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College.
He was a recipient of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in 2007.
In 2006, he married Michele Lamy. He was born in Porterville, California.
He has many celebrity fans, including supermodel Kate Moss.