Ralph Lauren

Though he did not partake in any formal design training and started his career in fashion as a salesman, Ralph Lauren managed to grow his necktie business into a billion-dollar empire, and his wares are forever identified with the sporty and preppy lifestyle . After dropping out of business school and serving in the Army, Lauren worked for Brooks Brothers before securing financial backing to open his store, Polo Ralph Lauren, in 1967 at the age of 28. Within two years, he was able to open his ... Read More

Ralph Lauren