We invite you to view our photo diary of Rick Owens‘ latest work of artistry, showcased in Paris today. The stunning collection featured intricate drapery, pops of yellow—both faded and saturated—and delicate feathery textiles, all in unique shapes and abstract silhouettes, including one piece he dubbed the “fog coat.” Follow along for a look at backstage moments before the runway show at Palais de Tokyo.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_1246Careful swaths of fabric encase two models.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_1712A stunning study in saturated color and layered textiles.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_2441A painterly image of models preparing to line up for the show.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_0981Hair is prepped and teased, with some coiffed to mimic billowing of the fabric.

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The striking, minimalistic beauty look.

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Intricate hand-knotted ostrich feathers make up a cape that creates a fog-like plume in motion.

PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_1763Matte, sheer, and iridescent fabrics catch light in an ethereal way backstage.

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Stunning fabric drapery on display.

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Model Olivia Jansing gets getting her Rick Owens runway transformation.

PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_2302Designer Rick Owens takes a final look backstage.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_1102A model poses in a unique silhouette.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_2035The Spring 2017 color way is a pretty mix of faded yellow, saturated goldenrod, and dusty hues.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_1799A show-stopping feathered look.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_2251Glance at the hairstyles from the back.PFW-SS17-RickOwensBackstage-MJJ_2344A mix of dusty grey hues.

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Rick Owens is the master of artistic, abstract shapes.

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Photographers snap a makeup artist’s finishing touches as a model poses next to the lineup board.

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