Ralph Lauren has stepped down as CEO of his eponymous fashion label and has announced Old Navy president Stefan Larsson will be taking over the top job.
Ralph Lauren is stepping down as CEO of his eponymous company.
The 75-year-old designer - who founded the luxury fashion label nearly 50 years ago - has announced he will be stepping down as head of the company.
Lauren has chosen Old Navy president Stefan Larsson to take over as chief executive in November.
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American Designer Ralph Lauren Is Stepping Down As The Ceo Of His Fashion Empire, Nearly 50 Years After Founding The Company.
The style mogul, 75, will be handing over his duties in November (15), but he'll remain at the firm as executive chairman and chief creative officer.
Lauren made the announcement on Tuesday (29Sep15), revealing Stefan Larsson, the global president of Gap's low-price Old Navy chain, will take the reins of Ralph Lauren Corp. and also join the company's board of directors.
"My job is to think always about the future of our company and how to move it forward," Ralph Lauren said in a statement. "Stefan Larsson is exceptionally talented, and he will bring our company a fresh and exciting global perspective."
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Michelle Dockery has confessed she ''didn't have a clue'' about fashion before she joined the cast of 'Downton Abbey', but has since learnt a lot from the wardrobe team.
Michelle Dockery ''didn't have a clue'' about fashion before 'Downton Abbey'.
The 33-year-old actress - who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the popular period drama - has confessed she wasn't very adventurous with her style when she was first cast in 2010 as she didn't know much about fashion.
She told BANG Showbiz: ''I've definitely learnt a lot from the designers on the show and as a result I've kind of ... I was always a bit of a novice when it came to fashion and really didn't have a clue and of course it's opened my eyes a bit more to style and tailoring and what works for me.''
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Fashion Mogul Ralph Lauren Has Become A First And Second-time Grandfather Following The Birth Of His Daughter Dylan's Twins.
The 40 year old and her husband, Paul Arrouet, welcomed fraternal twins, son Cooper Blue and daughter Kingsley Rainbow, via a surrogate on Monday (13Apr15), according to People.
A spokesman for the founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar tells the publication, "Her parents, fashion icons Ralph and Ricky Lauren, are overjoyed to welcome their first grandchildren and witness their daughter usher in the next generation."
Dylan Lauren tells the magazine, "It’s a dream come true for me. We're doubly thrilled... I've been calling them the Twinkies, the M&M’s and the Doublemint Twins. Good things come in twos!"
Kanye West has revealed the inspiration behind his range at Adidas was wanting to make more affordable clothing after witnessing looting during the London riots.
Kanye West's Adidas range was inspired by the London riots.
The 'Black Skinhead' rapper has revealed the reason he wanted to collaborate with the sports brand was to make fashionable clothing more readily available to people who can't afford high-end designer gear after witnessing looting during the riots that took place in London in August 2011.
He said of his new Yeezy Boost collection which he unveiled during New York Fashion Week on Thursday (12.03.15): ''I also just wanted to say a major influence was the London riots because I was living in London at that time and saw the way that the kids wanted the clothes and I didn't have the skill set to do the more inexpensive clothes.
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Respected fashion writer André Leon Talley has hailed Kanye West, Kim Kardashian West and their 16-month-old daughter North as ''First Fashion Family''.
Respected fashion writer André Leon Talley - a contributing editor to Vogue magazine - has praised the couple and their 16-month-old offspring for their ''iconic'' looks during Paris Fashion Week.
Writing for Couture.zappos.com, he said: ''The three were a force of iconic moments as they pivoted around Paris, the mecca of fashion during the last fashion shows this month.
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Ralph Lauren and Bill Cunningham - A variety of stars attened the Annual 2014 Couture Council Awards Benefit Luncheon in Honor of Venezuelan fashion designer Carolina Herrera - Outside Arrivals - Manhattan, New York, United States - Thursday 4th September 2014
Ralph Lauren says his womenswear line is inspired by androgynous women who coveted his men's clothing.
Ralph Lauren loves androgynous women.
The veteran fashion designer has always liked seeing ladies wear men's clothes and admits his female line was inspired by women who liked his menswear and wanted their own versions.
He told British Grazia magazine: ''Long before I had experienced the artistry of Saville Row, I'd loved the way women looked in men's clothes.
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Alicia Keys' three-year-old son Egypt walked the runway at the Ralph Lauren Fall 2014 Children's Fashion Show In Support Of Literacy in New York City.
The 'Girl On Fire' hitmaker was bursting with pride as she watched her three-year-old son walk the runway at the Ralph Lauren Fall 2014 Children's Fashion Show In Support Of Literacy on Monday (19.05.14).
The delighted singer was seen clapping her hands in joy as the adorable toddler, whose father is music producer Swizz Beatz, trotted down the runway wearing a tweed blazer, tartan trousers and a woolly jumper emblazoned with a dog's face.
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Britain's Prince William thanked Ralph Lauren for his ''generosity'' last night (13.05.14) during a charity gala for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.
The 31-year-old royal hosted a star-studded gala at Windsor Castle in support the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity where it was revealed the 74-year-old designer will lend his support the the cause.
According to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, William apologised for Duchess Catherine's absence when they were introduced in the Grand Reception Room, and said: ''I'm sorry my wife's not here, you probably would far rather you saw my wife.''
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Fashion mogul Ralph Lauren's jewellery designer niece has been arrested after allegedly displaying drunken and abusive behaviour on board a flight from Barcelona, Spain to New York on Monday (06Jan14).
Pilots of the Delta plane had to make an unscheduled stop in Shannon, Ireland to have Jenny Lauren escorted off the aircraft by police after she reportedly began hurling verbal insults at flight staff and her fellow passengers.
The 41 year old was arraigned before Judge Patrick Durcan in a makeshift court session, ironically based in a village pub, on Tuesday (07Jan14), when she was charged with making threats and abusive comments, exhibiting drunkenness severe enough to pose a danger to herself and others, and behaving in an obnoxious and offensive fashion.