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Ralph Lauren: 50 Years of Fashion REPORTED BY WWD EDITED BY BRIDGET FOLEY

Celebrating fifty years of America’s most beloved fashion brand, this book chronicles the legendary career trajectory of Ralph Lauren as documented by WWD.

FASHION 192 pages, 10 x 13” 150 color and b/w photographs HC w/jacket: 978-0-8478-6096-8 $60.00 Can: $80.00 UK: £45.00 October 3, 2017 Rights: World R I Z Z OLI

Synonymous with timeless American style, Ralph Lauren metamorphosed from a small collection of men’s neckties into a global empire offering everything from casual polo shirts and luxury womenswear to athletic apparel and home goods. WWD has chronicled the company’s every step since its founding in 1967, from that first wide necktie and iconic advertisements to Lauren’s innovative venture into online media. Offering insight into this trailblazing visionary, Ralph Lauren: 50 Years of Fashion is an illustrated volume that details his meteoric rise and the highlights of his career. Through never-before-seen archival photographs and award-winning fashion writing and business articles from the pages of WWD, this volume showcases the brand’s most noteworthy achievements, how it has shaped the fashion industry, and its status as the arbiter of classic American style. Celebrating Ralph Lauren’s fiftieth anniversary, this book is a must-have for fashion aficionados, lovers of Americana, and everyone in between. Ralph Lauren is an internationally celebrated American fashion designer, philanthropist, and businessman. Bridget Foley is a fashion journalist, critic, and the executive editor of WWD.

Ralph Lauren REVISED AND EXPANDED ANNIVERSARY EDITION RALPH LAUREN EDITED BY MARY RANDOLPH CARTER

The landmark volume celebrating the life and work of Ralph Lauren—the vision of the brand as told and presented by Lauren himself—now in a smaller, more portable edition, with additional photographs updated to the present.

FASHION 528 pages, 9 x 116” 400 color and b/w images HC w/jacket: 978-0-8478-6111-8: $50.00 Can: $67.50 UK: £35.00 September 5, 2017 Rights: World R I Z Z OLI

In this visually stunning book, Lauren speaks candidly about himself and his art. In part one, we get to know the designer through never-before-seen pictures of him in private life and with his family, living the lives he designs for. In the second part, Lauren displays and writes about his most iconic and most beloved work, handpicked from hundreds of collections and his signature cinematic advertising campaigns. Lauren’s aesthetic influence and unique design sensibility are captured here by fashion’s finest photographers, including Bruce Weber, Deborah Turbeville, and Patrick Demarchelier. Now expanded with new photography, this unique fashion monograph is a personal expression of the artist and a rare peek into the mind of one of America’s most accomplished fashion designers. Ralph Lauren began his career in 1967, designing neckties under the label Polo. Today, his collections include menswear, womenswear, accessories, fragrance, and home. He has received numerous awards for his work in fashion, philanthropy, and humanitarian causes and is the only designer to receive the CFDA’s four highest honors: Womenswear Designer of the Year, Menswear Designer of the Year, Retailer of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement.

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Fall 2017 Rizzoli International Publications Catalog  

Including Rizzoli New York, Universe Publishing, Rizzoli Ex Libris, Skira Rizzoli, Welcome Books, Flammarion, Skira Editore, Smith Street Bo...

Fall 2017 Rizzoli International Publications Catalog  

Including Rizzoli New York, Universe Publishing, Rizzoli Ex Libris, Skira Rizzoli, Welcome Books, Flammarion, Skira Editore, Smith Street Bo...

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