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Rick Owens' ICONIC Response to Lack of Diversity in FW

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It was young, gifted and black all the way during Rick Owens' spirited spring-summer 2014 Paris fashion show.

Gone were the 6-foot blond and usually white beauties who fashion insiders expect to parade mechanically down the podium.

In their place Thursday was pure energy: Four groups of nearly all-black U.S. college students, with normal, curvy bodies, and sometimes wild hair dancing in ways that seemed to cross rapper Missy Elliott's moves with those of cheerleaders.

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