Ralph Lauren

New York Fashion Designer

About Ralph Lauren

  • Born on October 14, 1939 in Bronx, New York
  • Age: 75
  • Born with the name of Ralph Lifshitz but changed his last name to Lauren when he was 16
  • Attended Baruch College in Manhattan, where he studied business for two years.
  • Took a sales job at Brooks Brothers

Ralph Lauren's Fashion Designs

  • Most known for casually elegant clothes with natural fabrics
  • First began designing neck ties under "polo" which then expanded to a full line of menswear
  • Currently Polo produces clothing for men, women, and children
  • Also has a home-furnishing collection called Ralph Lauren Home, and a collection of fragrances.

Fashion Labels

  • Ralph Lauren Purple Label- Top label and the most expensive, some tailored versions of classic styles and others more of a whimsical nature
  • Ralph Lauren Black Label- more modern with a slimmer modern cut and silhouette
  • Ralph Ralph Lauren or Double RL- western or vintage styles, great quality
  • Polo Ralph Lauren or Ralph Lauren blue label- style that most of us know, styling classic and more baggier with modern twists
  • Rugby- youth-oriented line, or college kids
  • RLX- Sports/ performance line of clothing
Maddie Ziegler & Mackenzie Ziegler at Ralph Lauren Fall 2015 Children’s Fashion Show
Ralph Lauren | Spring Summer 2016 Full Fashion Show | Exclusive