Fact: Ralph Lauren's daughter Dylan is nursing a broken arm after taking a nasty tumble. The Dylan's Candy Bar owner tells the New York Post, "I was wearing these anti-slip grips you wear on the ice... and I slipped on marble instead." The 38 year old, who wil have to wear a cast for a month, still put on a brave face to watch her designer father's showing at New York's Fashion Week on Thursday (14Feb13).
Fact: Hit British period drama Downton Abbey has picked up a stylish fan - Ralph Lauren is to sponsor the upcoming third season of the show when it airs in America later this year (12). The deal is the Ralph Lauren Corporation's first television sponsorship venture, and Lauren and his designers are planning to create a series of high-style ads for the programme.
Fact: Fashion designer Ralph Lauren and legendary broadcaster Barbara Walters were among those who paid their respects at a funeral service for Evelyn Lauder on Monday (14Nov11). The Estee Lauder boss died on Saturday (12Nov11) at her home in New York after losing her battle with cancer.
Quote: "Every time I pass a Ralph Lauren store, I think, I know he's been in business for more than 40 years and I've only been in business for 25, but, boy, do I ever want what he's got... (I) have tremendous respect for him. But I have to say, I do get a little jealous." Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger is envious of his rival RALPH LAUREN.
Quote: "We used to joke that Ralph Lauren made an entire career of copying his dress." Robert Redford's longtime publicist Lois Smith claims designer Lauren should credit the movie mogul for his success.