Rick Owens, the Original Jeffrey Sebelia?

Scenes from Rick Owens's Spring 2007 collection. (Photos by First Look.)

Last night’s National Design Awards were a shocker, at least in the fashion category: Rick Owens beat out both Narciso Rodriguez and Phillip Lim for the ten-year-old honor bestowed by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

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