Chances are, if you attended an HBCU, you’re familiar with the art of stepping.
For years, ‘stepping’ has been an instrumental part of black fraternity and sororities. This week, American fashion designer, Rick Owens, integrated steppers into his runway fashion show during Paris Fashion Week. The California native avant-garde designer brought out women, locked up, marching with attendees probably confused and entertained simultameously. A student from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., told the Los Angeles Times:
He recruited us after he saw us on YouTube. It’s our first time in Paris, and we’re having a blast.
Peep the pix and some of the footage.
[Instagram, The Fader, Los Angeles Times]