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Cheap Ralph Lauren Denim Suit for Business Dudes

Is everyone suitable for denim suit? It’s not a personal question, but more a perennial question in the fashion world. There are many who would answer no, including Justin Timberlake, Matt Damon, and Jennifer Lopez. But not Ralph Lauren.
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In fashion field, denim suit is widely known as the Canadian Tuxedo, a term with no apparent slight intended to our northern neighbors. As the story spread, Levi’s fashioned a full denim tuxedo for Bing Crosby after the crooner, decked out in dungarees, was almost turned away from a fancy Canadian hotel.

The more sartorially timid among us would say there’s a limit to jeans. And while no one will ever be able to top Timberlake putting on his glorious blue-jean suit and tie, the design team at Ralph Lauren is giving it a shot. And recently, the fashion house just  released its line for the spring of 2015, and it includes  two—denim-on-denim ensembles: denim squared.

The first line is kind of a well-worn, sun-faded look matched with a preppy tie and old-fashioned collar. It calls to mind a young Gatsby strolling back into the West Egg martini clutch after summering on a dude ranch.

The second offering drags the denim into the boardroom.

No matter how, at fashion’s haute peak, clothes convey a simple message: “I don’t care less what you think.” A power suit—a real power suit—says the same thing, be it purple or pinstriped or paisley. In short, if you have to ask if it suit you, please try our new Ralph Lauren Denim.

This entry was posted on 22/08/2014.

Fall 2014 The Best Indoors POLO Ralph Lauren

No matter when we ask whether Ralph Lauren show is good or bad, this fashion giant runs like a well-oiled machine; the designer and his team will produce a notably bad collection is a bit like expecting Starbucks to make an undrinkable coffee. It could happen. But it won’t.
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The team has created such a potent brand, like if you stop 10 people on street, they could undoubtedly pinpoint the features of label. This is blessing for a designer like Ralph Lauren. Lauren shows no desire to step outside the confines of a warm, lucrative, and widely admired comfortable space.

But how often has he stepped outside his actual home during this long, slushy season? Despite an overnight snowfall and unshoveled sidewalks that left fashion editors and retailers wondering if they’d get a snow day, even just a morning. Thus, Lauren put his fall 2014 collection on the runway bright, who could blame him? The samples were done, the venue was organized, the chandeliers were hung, and the floral arrangements ordered. So it was more than jarring to witness Lauren’s vision of cold-weather gear — with his dove-gray, suede over-the-knee boots, mauve cashmere capes, ivory cashmere sweat pants, and cream leather sneakers — after having done a back-country hike through freshly fallen powder and face-pelting sleet. It was a bit like stepping into an alternate universe — not one that made you swoon with desire but one that basically away from you.

Lauren is surely not to be blamed for the bad timing of showing the collection, which seemed mocking the reality of people who don’t have  private drivers to take them see around the city during rough weather. So let’s move on from the practical clothes to their beauty. They are lovely: refined, beautifully constructed, and luxury. In particular, Lauren’s use of Wall Street–gray for his formal evening gowns, which were ornately beaded or stitched from silk jersey, refreshed the classic silhouettes.

Lauren also put his Polo brand for women on the runway. The younger and sportier line was filled with leather skater skirts and brightly colored sweaters, puffer jackets, and woolen anoraks. Reliable. Commercial. Good. Strong. Fashion’s equivalent of another perfectly pulled latte.

This entry was posted on 22/08/2014.

Ralph Lauren – A Lengendary Figure

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Ralph Lauren, an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and business executive, best known for POLO Ralph Lauren, which is a clothing company Corporation, a global multi-billion-dollar enterprise.

Born in Ralph Lifshitz October 14, 1939, he changed his surname to Lauren when he was 16 years old.“My given name has the word ‘shit’ in it,” he told Oprah Winfrey. “When I was a kid, the other kids would make a lot of fun of me. It was a tough name. That’s why I decided to change it. Then people said, “Did you change your name because you don’t want to be Jewish?” I said, “Absolutely not. That’s not what it’s about. My cousins who lived in California had changed their last name to Lawrence. So I just thought, “I’m going to pick a nice last name”—it wasn’t particularly related to anything or anyone.”

He went to Baruch College where he studied business, but he dropped out after two years. From 1962 to 1964 he served in the United States Army and left to work briefly for Brooks Brothers as a sales assistant before leaving to become a salesman for a tie company. In 1966, when he was 26, he was inspired to design a wide, European-style necktie he had seen Douglas Fairbanks Jr wearing, but the idea was rejected by the company he worked for as not being commercially viable. He left to establish his own company working out of a drawer in the Empire State Building, taking rags and turning them into ties. He sold the ties to small shops in New York, with a major turning point when he approached Neiman Marcus, who bought 100 dozen.

In 1967, with the financial backing of Manhattan clothing manufacturer Norman Hilton, Lauren opened a necktie store where he also sold ties of his own design, under the label “Polo.” He later received the rights to use the trademark Polo from Brooks Brothers. In 1971, he expanded his line and opened a Polo boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.

In 1970, Ralph Lauren won the COTY Award for his menswear edition. In 1972, Ralph Lauren released Polo’s famous short sleeve pique shirt with the Polo logo and unveiled his first Ralph Lauren collection for women.It came out in 24 colors and soon became a classic. lso gained recognition for his design after he was contracted to provide clothing styles for the movie The Great Gatsby as well as for Diane Keaton’s title character in the 1977 film, Annie Hall.

In 1984, he transformed the Rhinelander Mansion, former home of the photographer Edgar de Evia and Robert Denning, into the flagship store for Polo Ralph Lauren. This same year de Evia photographed the cover feature story for House & Garden on the Lauren home Round Hill in Jamaica, which had formerly been the home of Babe and Bill Paley.

On June 11, 1997, Ralph Lauren Corporation became a public company, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RL.

By 2007 Ralph Lauren had over 35 boutiques in the United States; 23 locations carried the Ralph Lauren Purple Label, including Atlanta, Beverly Hills, Boston, Charlotte, Washington DC, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Dallas, Denver, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Manhasset, New York, Palm Beach, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, Short Hills, Montreal and Troy. The Financial Times reported in January 2010 that the firm had revenues of $5 billion for fiscal year 2009.

In 2010, Lauren was declared Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. As of September 2012, Forbes estimates his wealth at $7 billion dollars, which makes Ralph Lauren the 191st richest person in the world. In 2014, Lauren was awarded the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal.

This entry was posted on 18/08/2014.