An evening with Ralph Lauren hosted by Oprah Winfrey presented at The Lincoln Center in New York City was a night to remember. Oprah stated that it took her 25 years to obtain an interview with Mr. Polo Man himself Ralph Lauren. Two inspiring people who have made slim pickings into orchards.
Did you know that Ralph Lauren was the youngest of 4 and had dreams of becoming a professional basketball player or an artist like his father. After the army he worked in sales at a neck wear company. Ralph Lauren, then started his own necktie line and thru strong will and determination it sold to Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s.
Ralph Lauren turned a necktie line into a Multi Billion Dollar Empire. The conversation was followed by a Gala Dinner to benefit the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in Harlem and Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts. The event was a Celebrity and Designer Heaven. The Best of the best was dressed to impress. Take a look below at the slide below and enjoy.
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