Ralph Lauren

Atmosphere in London as the shops re-open.

Business Features

After a Brutal Year, British Retail Prepares for a Rebound

With lockdown restrictions finally lifting, London’s retailers, property owners and industry bodies are investing, and planning for better days.  

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Ralph Lauren's Olympic Closing Ceremony uniforms.

Sportswear

Ralph Lauren Unveils Olympic Closing Ceremony Uniforms

The uniforms use a range of sustainable materials, and select pieces will be offered for sale to the public beginning today.

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Lauren Bush and David Lauren

Fashion Scoops

Lauren and David Lauren Welcome Third Son

He is named Robert Rocky Lauren, and will be called Rocky.

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh during a musical performance. The Royal couple will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, 2017.

Fashion Features

‘A Quiet Kind of Elegance’: Designers Pay Tribute to Philip’s Style

Ralph Lauren described the prince as having “a quiet kind of elegance, understated and unfashionably fashionable. His timeless sophistication made him the epitome of a true gentleman.”

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Lilly Pulitzer

Business Features

Brands Accelerate Shift From Wholesale to D-to-c

The pandemic has quickened a process that has been going on for a while as brands rely more on their own e-commerce and physical retail.

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Ralph Lauren RTW Spring 2021

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Sues Former Footwear Exec Over Move to Tory Burch

The fashion brand is not letting a longtime vice president defect so easily.

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Ralph Lauren RTW Spring 2021

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Taps Jack Becht as Creative Director, Agency

Nathan Copan, senior vice president and creative director, concept and integration, has left the company, effective March 31.

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Esi Eggleston Bracey, Emma Grede, Roseann Lynch and Rea Ann Silva

Social Impact

If Companies Don’t Act, Women’s Leadership in the Post-Pandemic Workforce Could Suffer

“We’re starting to see women in senior leadership ranks opt out or fail. So the question is, why is that?”

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Cathrin Stickney

Business Features

Fashion’s Gender Diversity Problem Worsened in 2020. What’s the Fix?

Women in leadership have been more likely than men to scale back professionally or leave jobs because of the pandemic, surveys found.

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Janelle Monae in a look from Ralph Lauren RTW Spring 2021

Ralph Lauren RTW Spring 2021

This was the designer at his most elemental, working in cream, navy and chocolate brown, showing the kind of iconic pieces he helped put on the American sportswear map.

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Ralph Lauren introduces Color on Demand, seeking to revolutionize how fashion industry dyes cotton.

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren Seeks to Transform How Fashion Industry Dyes Cotton

The company has created the world’s first scalable zero wastewater cotton dyeing system.

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Buffy Birrittella

Designer and Luxury

Buffy Birrittella, Ralph Lauren’s Right Arm, Gives an Exit Interview

Birrittella oversaw women’s design and worked with Lauren in bringing his vision and dreams to life for 50 years.

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Designer and Luxury

Buffy Birrittella, Ralph Lauren’s EVP, Senior Adviser and Senior Creative Director of Women’s Collection, to Retire

During her tenure, Birrittella oversaw design and advertising of all Ralph Lauren women’s collections and products.

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Janelle Monae

Fashion Scoops

Ralph Lauren Sets Date for Next Runway Show With Janelle Monáe — and Everyone Is Invited

The event will be streamed on the brand’s website, and feature the women’s Ralph Lauren Collection and the men’s Purple Label together, as well as a performance by Monáe.

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A few of the Lauren Ralph Lauren looks available for rental.

Designer and Luxury

Ralph Lauren’s Circularity Strategy Advances Sustainability Goals

The three pillars are design for circularity, establish circular experience for consumers and advance a circular product economy.

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From left: Carla Zampatti's children Bianca Spender, Alexander Schuman and Allegra Spender, reading a eulogy at their mother's funeral.

Fashion

Australian Designer Carla Zampatti's State Funeral Held in Sydney

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