Ralph Lauren is the author of these words. RL is known as the iconic brand and a global multi-billion-dollar enterprise. Fact that Ralph Lauren is not just a company but he is a 74 years old, charming and genius designer can be surprising, especially for those who are not very into fashion. (Yes, he is a human being, not a marketing creature). His clothing brand is known around the world, its offers a world of luxury and comfort but in the same time combines timeless style and innovation. Fashion aficionado in the true sense. What has made him founder, designer and chairman of a $10 billion company? .Is it only about fashion? This time we want to reveal Ralph Lauren’s way to success…
Stylish and elegance, inferior…
“I am constantly drawing inspiration from everything I see—the places I travel, the people I know and the movies I see”-R.L
Ralph Lauren was born in the Bronx(NY) in 1939.His parents were Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants from Poland. He often says that people ask him how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do design clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.-He replies.
He attended the John Jay College Jewish Day School and after graduate from DeWitt Clinton High School. His surname was been teased consistently at school, so in age of 15 he decided to change it for Lauren. In conversation with Oprah Winfrey he said that his name had the world shit in it and he just wanted some nicer. At the beginning of his career he was selling ties to students. RL went to Baruch College where he studied business, after what is very interesting for 2 years served in the United States Army. Next he become a salesman for a tie company and finally started sold the ties to small shops in New York in his own tie company. In 1967 with financial help of the Manhattan clothing manufacture Norman Hiltopn, Ralph opened a store where he sold ties of his own design, under the label Polo. Few years later developed his line and opened a Polo boutique on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. After that his career gained momentum, numerous rewards and an international acclaim. He took a chance many times, thought-out decision in good moment, perseverance and undoubtedly business sense has made him owner of the fashion imperium…
Ralph Lauren restaurant is located cusine in the heart of Chicago. The food is inspired by American classics – seafood, steaks, chops, salads, sandwiches – a menu that stands apart from fashion and trends.
RL leather Menu
We love seafood so we ordered famous Lobster Bisque and Clam Chowder, it was delicious.
On our way to the restaurant.
Klaudia couldn’t abstain from viewing new Marc Jacob collection.
“What I do is about living. It’s about living the best life you can and enjoying the fullness of the life around you – from what you wear, to the way you live, to the way you love.”- Ralph Lauren