Posts tagged "ralph lauren"

New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear: Days 7 & 8

It's always bittersweet when New York Fashion Week comes to a close. On one hand, editors and Fashion People citywide breathe a sigh of relief (not to mention regular people who just so happen to live near Lincoln Center); on the other hand, it significantly diminishes your chances of stealing a glimpse at…
By: Rachel Krause / February 15, 2013

Ralph Lauren Unveils The Uniforms He Designed For The U.S. Olympic Team

Today in Things That Aren't Cute: these uniforms Ralph Lauren designed for the U.S. Olympic Team. Blazers, berets, knee-length skirts — the company's statement says the outfits aim to "embody the spirit of American athleticism and sportsmanship," but I think they're more "Phillips Exeter Academy, sailing, affected accents from a place that doesn't exist, that…
By: Rachel Krause / July 10, 2012

Ralph Lauren Collects Ferraris, Not Art

"You can’t drive a painting ... I drive these cars -- they don’t just sit here." -- Ralph Lauren shows off his collection of vintage cars to Vanity Fair. Lauren's two-floor garage houses Ferraris from the 1950s, '60s, '70s, and '90s, Porsches, Aston Martins, Morgans, Jaguars, "a 1938 Bugatti coupe, a 1938 Alfa…
By: Annika Harris / January 5, 2011

What’s Up For Bid At The Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Auction?

Ralph Lauren has his own breast cancer foundation called the Pink Pony Fund. To raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, he's holding an enormous auction of luxury goods, getaways, and experiences. You wouldn't believe some of the stuff you can bid on! Internships at top magazines! Dinners with celebs! Walk-on roles on TV…
By: Leonora Epstein / October 11, 2010

The Overall Trend Affects Jessica Biel’s Vogue Shoot

Remember when we got all hot and bothered about the idea that overalls were coming back after spotting them in various spring collections? Well, our worst fears have come to pass, as Jessica Biel is sporting a pair of Ralph Lauren's farm chic denim in the February issue of Vogue. (Oh well, at…
By: Erin Flaherty / January 15, 2010

Oh Dear God, Overalls Are In Style

Sweet Jesus, overalls are officially "in." Ralph Lauren (runway shot above), Jean Paul Gaultier, Roberto Cavalli and other designers sent models down the runway sporting versions of the popular farm wear that ranged from questionable all-leather numbers to one quite unfortunate overall-inspired metallic evening gown. Now, don't get me wrong: I love a comfy…
By: Erin Flaherty / November 6, 2009

Check Out Ralph Lauren’s New Olympic Uniforms

Ralph Lauren debuted his new uniforms for the US Olympic team during "The Today Show" on Wednesday morning, and they're nothing less than pure Americana style. Surprised? The closing ceremony looks mix a newsboy feel (like his spring runway show) with hard core alpine boots, while the design on the medal stand collectio…
By: Bianca Posterli / November 5, 2009

Ralph Lauren’s Photoshop FAIL Is Not An Isolated Incident

Despite expressing dismay that the previous ad -- featuring an extremely whittled-down Filippa Hamilton -- had made it to print and that it didn't represent their "image," it's not the only example of Ralph Lauren execs being a bit overzealous with Photoshop. Check out this ad from a Ralph Lauren window display in Sydney.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2009

Photoshop FAIL: Ralph Lauren Model Says She Was Fired For Being Too Fat

On Friday we told you about the controversy surrounding a Ralph Lauren print ad which featured a photograph of a model that was Photoshopped to s**t, whittling her waist to bizarre thinness. Ralph Lauren reps have since said the photo was an accident and doesn't represent their brand ideals. Well, that model, Filippa Hamilton,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 14, 2009

Who’s The Ultimate Style Game Changer?

Right now, The Huffington Post is all about the game changers. From politics to the green movement to the entertainment world, Huff Po has their focus on individuals who are using their creativity to alter the way everyone looks at the world. Now it's up to you to pick the one person who's changed the…
By: Bianca Posterli / October 10, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Ralph Lauren Model Loses Stomach In Tragic Airbrushing Accident

Ralph Lauren model Filippa Hamilton has a stomach, really she does! Don't let this airbrushed-to-sh*t Ralph Lauren ad on the left fool you. [Daily Mail]—At least the company apologized, sort of. A spokesman for Ralph Lauren said "we are responsible for the poor imaging and retouching that resulted in a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 9, 2009

Do Heels And Boyfriend Jeans Ever Look Fantastic?

It was "Grapes of Wrath" meets "Simply Ballroom" at Ralph Lauren, where Depression-era coveralls and distressed boyfriend jeans were paired with shiny, strappy heels. (Although the closing act -- a metallic overalls-inspired dress -- took the theme waaaay too far.) Not sure how we feel about the whole dainty shoes and baggy jeans look…
By: Erin Flaherty / September 18, 2009

What Does Fashion Taste Like? Vodka, According To NYC Bar Local 138

Fad drugs may come and go, but drinking will always stay in style. Which is perhaps why NYC bar Local 138 asked fashion designers to concoct cocktails for its summer drink menu. Marc Jacobs created an updated mint julep which he called the Marc Mint Martini, while Ralph Lauren made a rum punch with fresh…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 22, 2009

Hats On Or Hats Off

"Woman who love to play with fantasy are naturally disposed to a hat," explains Alison Waters, a hat-wearer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. "A hat makes you feel marvelous and lifts your mood instantly. It's an accessory that completes everything, not just the face." In fact, Alison never leaves the house without one of her…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 21, 2008