Tag Archives: Ralph Lauren

Ivy and Go-To-Hell Looks

New up on ralphlauren.com. The second outfit is the same one shown in Christian Chensvold’s recent article for Rake. This chambray sport coat and pink gingham shirt combo is also noteworthy.

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Ralph Lauren Interview, from 1985

Found in an old issue of New York Magazine. Ralph Lauren reminisces about his upbringing, getting his start in fashion, and Brooks Brothers. Some quotes: Q: And where did you get the notion of Polo as an appropriate name? A: I’ve always liked sports and athletics, and name were not important to me. I was [...]

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Ralph Lauren Canoe Mocs

New made in Maine moccasins from Ralph Lauren. The leather is a bit oily and they’re a more snug across the top vamp compared to the Quoddy made versions, but are otherwise the same.

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Ralph Lauren – Neutral Territory

New in for spring at RalphLauren.com. I don’t care for most of it, but the outerwear looks good.

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The Regimental Tie

My first real tie was a vintage Paul Stuart regimental in the classic red and navy stripe pattern, which I happened to come across again this last weekend when organizing a few old boxes. Pictured below on the left, I remember wearing this thing almost daily and it went through a lot with me as [...]

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Rugby’s Scout Deck Jacket

Rugby has a great looking yellow parka up for spring called the scout deck jacket. It’s very similar in design to Barbour’s Kagoule jacket, but at half the price.

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The Original Ralph Lauren Gang

Before there were Bloods and Crips, there were the Lo-Lifes. They worshiped Ralph Lauren, and shoplifted as much Polo gear as they could. Their distinctive looks would later influence and define urban street fashion throughout the 90′s. From vintagegearaddicts.com. When we traveled, we would roll at least 50 or 60 deep and could be recognized [...]

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Formalwear for the Holidays

New on RalphLauren.com. Take your pick: white silk, black velvet, and black watch tartan.

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Ralph Lauren Suede Penny Loafers

These are perfect for this time of the year. A penny loafer and heavy lug sole should never go together, but these somehow work. Pair them up with slim jeans and a crewneck sweater on top of a button down shirt. Preferably on a day off.

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Holiday Knitwear

Intarsia sweater overload on RalphLauren.com this year. It’s okay to have one or two of these types of sweaters in your wardrobe for wearing during the holiday season (they’re just as odd as madras jackets, white bucks, and critter chinos). I have this shawl collar cardigan from J.Crew that I had purchased on a bet, [...]

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