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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 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.
About the Author
Colin McDowell is the fashion writer for London's Sunday Times style section. His books include Jean-Paul Gaultier, Manolo Blahnik, Galliano, and McDowell's Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Fashion.