Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ralph Lauren

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
Ralph Lauren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Ralph Lauren Marker
Inscription. Ralph Laurenís genius lies in identifying and interpreting classic American style. He has drawn on every important look in this countryís clothing history – from Native American styles and the cowboy look of the Old West, to the elegance of old Hollywood and the sophisticated sportswear of the Anglo-American country gentry. Having begun his career as designer of neckties, Ralph Lauren ultimately developed a total lifestyle approach, designing for both the body and the home.
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 40° 45.254′ N, 73° 59.285′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Seventh Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located in the sidewalk on east side of Seventh Avenue between West 39th Street and West 40th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 Seventh Avenu, New York NY 10018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fashion Walk of Fame (a few steps from this marker); Calvin Klein (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralph Rucci (within shouting distance of this marker); Diane von Furstenberg (within shouting distance
Ralph Lauren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Ralph Lauren Marker
of this marker); Donald Brooks (within shouting distance of this marker); Bill Blass (within shouting distance of this marker); Rudi Gernreich (within shouting distance of this marker); Geoffrey Beene (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Ralph Lauren - infomat. While working at A. Rivetz & Co., Lauren began designing wide ties, which spawned his first entrepreneurial career. With his tie designs and a $50,000 loan, Lauren founded the company Polo Fashions in 1968. Along with his older brother, he chose the name Polo because of the power, style and intrigue that the brand has always been associated with. (Submitted on August 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. fashion designer
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement