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Ralph Lauren is a legend in the fashion industry. In 1967, he founded Polo Ralph Lauren with $50,000 of his own money and some help from a family friend. Today, Ralph Lauren has more than 550 stores worldwide and annual revenues exceeding $8 billion. This is the story of how one man’s dream became reality through hard work and determination.
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About Ralph Lauren

birth of the author

October 14, 1939

country of the author


college of the author

Alma Mater:
Baruch College

occupation of the author

Executive Chairman, Ralph Lauren Corporation

money of the author

Net Worth:
Us$5.9 Billion


Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever. — Ralph Lauren

It’s easier to follow fashion than it is to have personal style. — Ralph Lauren

I believe in style, not fashion. — Ralph Lauren

I’m interested in longevity, timelessness, style–not fashion. — Ralph Lauren

it s easier to follow fashion than it is to have personal style Ralph Lauren quote

Fashion is transient, trends come and go. I believe in style, not fashion. — Ralph Lauren

My wife Ricky is my muse. Her personal style and natural beauty have always been my inspiration. — Ralph Lauren

Personal style is about a sense of yourself, a sense of what you believe in and wearing what you like. — Ralph Lauren

For me, style is about quality, integrity and timelessness. It is free of trends but always feels fresh and new. — Ralph Lauren

We all have to fight to maintain our unique style and taste in a world that would have us conform. — Ralph Lauren

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I believe one can live many lives through personal style. Every day is an occasion to reinvent yourself — Ralph Lauren

I’m designing what I want. If it’s a man’s coat with a pair of skinny–leg jeans, I’ll do that. It’s whatever my mood is. But it’s about style, and it’s about an understated taste that’s cool. — Ralph Lauren

I always admired Frank Sinatra. He had ups and downs, but he didn’t give up his style. He had what might have been a tough life or character. — Ralph Lauren

Personal style is about taking a risk, trying something unexpected, and having fun with fashion, but always being true to yourself. — Ralph Lauren

I think the people who work with me are people who love style themselves. I’m leaving the office and they’re still working. They’re passionate. — Ralph Lauren

I am not looking like Armani today and somebody else tomorrow. I look like Ralph Lauren. And my goal is to constantly move in fashion and move in style without giving up what I am. — Ralph Lauren


I didn’t have a vision as in, This is where I’m going. I had a vision as in, ‘This is what I love to do. — Ralph Lauren

I love the challenge of new ideas. — Ralph Lauren

I don’t think I’m the gift of the world–I just do what I do, and I love it and I’ve been lucky. — Ralph Lauren

I like magazines. I love to look at a magazine. But the magazines have got to get better. Everything pushes someone else to get better. So the Internet pushes the magazines. — Ralph Lauren

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I’m a big fan of Woody Allen. I used to love the fact that he wrote his own screenplay and acted in the movie. — Ralph Lauren

I think the accessories look very modern and very exciting. These big earrings, these big hoops. I think the girls are sort of falling in love with… collars, neck collars. — Ralph Lauren

More than ever I’m proud to be an American, to live in a country that respects the rights of all to marry whomever they love. The Supreme Court decision gives new meaning to the freedoms we cherish. — Ralph Lauren

When you don’t do something anymore, all of a sudden everyone treasures it. — Ralph Lauren

I have always loved things that are timeless and get better with age. — Ralph Lauren

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I know it’s not enjoying my success to do this, but when I see too many Polo shirts, I say to myself, ‘That’s the end of that.’ — Ralph Lauren

I like romance, I like glamour and I like realism. I think that’s a great combination. — Ralph Lauren


Invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration. Thomas Edison I don’t design clothes, I design dreams. — Ralph Lauren

The clothes that I design and everything I’ve done is about life and how people live and how they want to live and how they dream they’ll live. That’s what I do. — Ralph Lauren

Every time I design clothes, I’m making a movie. — Ralph Lauren

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I want my clothes, my stores, everything I design to have that feeling of being natural and easy. And that takes effort, but you try not to have it show. — Ralph Lauren

My dreams are my work. I design out of the things that I love. — Ralph Lauren

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I try to design into a world that is constantly moving, and moving me. — Ralph Lauren


I’ve never wanted to be in fashion. Because if you’re in fashion, you’re going to be out of fashion. — Ralph Lauren

Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you. — Ralph Lauren

i don t like it when a woman looks like a fashion victim Ralph Lauren quote

Fashion is a function of lifestyle, and style a function of quality, integrity and timelessness. — Ralph Lauren

I never went to fashion school. I didn’t know what a designer was. I knew I had something, but I didn’t know what it was. And it could just have easily been nothing. — Ralph Lauren

They know they’re going to look beautiful, and I don’t think women should look like costumes. They shouldn’t look like fashion victims. — Ralph Lauren

I don’t like it when a woman looks like a fashion victim. — Ralph Lauren

Love the fun of clothes, not the status of fashion. — Ralph Lauren

I’ve always admired a woman who can dress for all occasions–someo ne who’s not fashion crazy,but you always want to look like her. — Ralph Lauren


And I’m excited when I find somebody stimulating to talk with. That’s one of the great treasures in life. — Ralph Lauren

Books open windows to the world and have the power to transform lives. — Ralph Lauren

I had a very nice life. I was a very good kid. I had nice friends. I played in the school yard. I was nice to my parents; they were nice to me. They were loving parents–they were always there. — Ralph Lauren

Having success at an early age gave me more of a sense of what’s important in life rather than always driving to make it. — Ralph Lauren

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The best thing you can do is go away from this saying, ‘I can do this too,’ because it’s all possible and I’m living proof. — Ralph Lauren


I don’t think women should look like costumes. I don’t think they should look like fashion victims. I think these (clothes) are for women that want to look sexy. They want to look smart. — Ralph Lauren

If I get to the point where I don’t like my clothes, I’m in big trouble. — Ralph Lauren

People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams. — Ralph Lauren

When I create a collection, I approach it with a cinematic point of view–I am not designing clothes, I’m creating a world. — Ralph Lauren

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When you put on something that you really like, you feel like you are that person or the person you want to be. — Ralph Lauren

What I feel best about is that while I enjoy what I have and don’t want to lose it, I also don’t need it. — Ralph Lauren

I always feel like I have to keep going. You can sit back and say, ‘Maybe I can stop.’ But then you’re yesterday, and I love tomorrow. — Ralph Lauren

I was talking to Donna Karan at an event and she said, ‘You know, Ralph, I still don’t feel rich. — Ralph Lauren

I exercise at the gym with a trainer. I feel it’s very healthy, very important–important for everybody. I feel it’s good for you. It makes you feel better. It loosens you up a little bit. — Ralph Lauren