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2015-01-23 09:12

Paris - Deconstruction is always the playground for provocative American designer Rick Owens — with inner workings of clothes often visible on the outside in his collections. But Thursday's interpretation by the fashion wild child really took the cake.

There were gasps, as fashionistas noticed that the 'inner workings' of the male models aka their manhood, were exposed.

Owens had moved the neck holes of gathered gray and brown jerkins down south to the crotch, and underwear had clearly been outlawed.

The looks would certainly get you noticed down the Champs Elysees avenue — but, potentially, also fined.

The program notes say Owens channeled an (unnamed) "forgotten black and white French movie set in a military submarine" for his strong and fierce collection.

Naval pea coats were given a fetishized Owens-style reworking in black leather or else in brown with aggressive black markings on oversize lapels.

Loose sleeveless jumpsuits in cable knit beige and gray had the aggressive appearance of body armor.

The more "conventional" silhouettes were draped or flared at the bottom. This aesthetic veered imaginatively off course when sleeve shapes made an appearance at the waist, and were used as a skirt.

The idea of a submarine was clear at the end in a few bursting gray metallic coats, with cool segments that resembled engineered polished metal.

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