A comprehensive look at one of the most influential fashion designers today, Ralph Lauren tells the story of the man behind the fashion empire, from Ralph Lauren's beginnings as a tie salesman to the opening of his first store to his current status ...
status as America's premier fashion and lifestyle designer. Unique in scope, this book takes a comprehensive and fresh approach to examining one of the world's greatest style-makers. Colin McDowell has been given unprecedented access to the behind-the-scenes world of Ralph Lauren-his creative inspirations, his personal style, his tireless effort to putting together a fashion line-all with the full cooperation of the designer, his family, friends, and colleagues. Ralph Lauren is a must-have for fashion historians, fans of Ralph Lauren style, and fashionistas everywhere.