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Rick Owens just managed to top Rick Owens.

The designer—who has previously sent penis-baring pants down the catwalk—kicked his Paris Fashion Week women's wear show up a notch with some very, er, acrobatically-inclined models. Meaning the models were not only wearing airy spring-summer 2016 duds from Owens' latest collection, they were wearing other models.

You'd think it might be hard for models to saunter down the catwalk with another human strapped to their necks, but these ladies did it like weight-lifting pros. Which we kind of assume they are.

Rick Owens, PFW

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The effect? Well, our eyes were on the rock-hard bodies as much as they were on the sheer, sea-foam green and black pieces being sent down the runway. And yes, these poses (plus the bondage-inspired accoutrements) were more than a little sexualized. Obviously, there's more where this came from:

Rick Owens, PFW

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Rick Owens, PFW

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Again, this is Rick Owens, the ever-mercurial creative director who's made headlines for punching a protesting model in the face (you know, as you do), and for his spring-summer 2014 collection, which showcased clothing on women from different step teams (and probably made for the most diverse catwalk of that season—many of the models were black, full-bodied and beautiful).

As for whether human accessories will become a trend, well, it still is only the start of fashion week in Paris. We're staying tuned.

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