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Ralph Lauren Promotes Founder’s Son to Help Make Brand Hip Again

NEW YORK, United States — David Lauren, the son of fashion designer Ralph Lauren, has reached the C-suite after being promoted to chief innovation officer and vice chairman of the company his father founded almost 50 years ago. The 44-year-old’s innovation position was created to drive the Ralph Lauren brand across all channels, the New York-based company said Friday in an e-mailed statement. The appointment is part …

Fashion Immediacy at Ralph Lauren

NEW YORK, United States — Over the past three days, the team at Ralph Lauren was busy constructing bleachers outside the entrance of the designer’s Madison Avenue flagship and enclosing them with 75 individual glass panels. The goal was to create a “jewel box” that housed a makeshift runway, where the designer presented a second Autumn/Winter 2016 collection on Wednesday night. Clients who attended the event, which …