Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris. Click for more photos

Rick Owens creates fiercest fashion show ever

Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris. Photo: MIGUEL MEDINA

  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.
  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A model walks the runway at the Rick Owens Spring Summer 2014 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week on September 26, 2013 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Catwalking/Getty Images)
  • A model walks the runway at the Rick Owens Spring Summer 2014 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week on September 26, 2013 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Catwalking/Getty Images)
  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A model walks the runway at the Rick Owens Spring Summer 2014 fashion show during Paris Fashion Week on September 26, 2013 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Catwalking/Getty Images)
  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Models dance as they present creations by Rick Owens during the 2014 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on September 26, 2013 in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL MEDINA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

It might have been intimidating if it wasn't so darn thrilling - fierce, racially diverse women of all shapes and sizes stormed the runway in Paris for Rick Owens' Spring 2014 RTW show yesterday, rousing audience members from fashion week-inflicted slumber and sparking social media hysteria.

 

Dressed in black and tan, with matching high-top sneakers and do rags, the troupes formed wild conga lines, chest-thumping, stomping and high-kicking their way along the catwalk, proving Owens' designs boast a durability not oft witnessed on fashion's most hallowed runway. 

 

Flown in from the US for the fearsome display, the step teams included the New York City-based troupe Step With Momentum

Susie Bubble took to Twitter and Instagram: "The most powerful and provocative statement this season, nay in the last decade (?) yet from Rick Owens".

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