Working out is modern couture. No outfit is going to make you look or feel as good as having a fit body. Buy less clothing and go to the gym instead.

— Rick Owens

The most promising Rick Owens quotes that are little-known but priceless

The coolest thing is when you don’t care about being cool anymore.

Indifference is the greatest aphrodisiac - that’s what really sums up style for me.


Hair and shoes say it all. Everything in between is forgivable as long as you keep it simple. Trying to talk with your clothes is passive-aggress ive.


Allowing yourself to be vulnerable is also one of the most attractive things you can do.


The coolest thing is when you don't care about being cool.


I like things pretty reduced. I don't understand how people live with so much stuff around them, because you can't focus on it, and after a while it ends up becoming absorbed. It's not as if anything's really being appreciated. To me all that stuff is some desperate message to everyone about who you are, like bumper stickers.


I am a middle-aged opera queen in loafers that makes out I am a 16 year old death metal skater... It's all fake! My hair is fake, my body is fake and my teeth are kind of fake


I had a lot of classical influences. I had classical music and opera and literature, but I also liked sleaze. And putting it together, sleaze and glamour, it just made sense to me.


I think forums are great. It's a weird thing to overhear a conversation about yourself. But, the bottom line is that these people are really interested; they get the image and they get very opinionated and it turns into squabbles. You know that's human nature, that's life.


I almost cried the other day listening to ‘Vogue’ by Madonna.


You reach a saturation point where people resent having to share you more with people who they think are not as connected and so they end up with a feeling of resentment.


I would really think twice about being a fashion designer if I was young right now, especially being an independent fashion designer the way I started it.


I want to have fun. And I want to enjoy what I'm doing.


About Rick Owens

Quotes 20 sayings
Profession Fashion designer
Birthday November 18, 1962

You can't stay in one place. If you stay in one place you die. So you have to move forward.


I don't even know what's brilliant in fashion anymore. There are too many voices.


The whole fashion thing is so oversaturated.


Fashion can be cruel. Style is a gift to others.


Stop destroying the landscape with your outfit.


I'm really conscious of not doing something just for the sake of moving forward.


Every jacket I make has interior pockets big enough to store a book and a sandwich and a passport.