Wishing a Very Happy Birthday to a very special man: Ralph Lauren, one of the few men I truly admire !
He’s so much more than a mere fashion designer (who come and go): @ralphlauren is a lifestyle impresario whose true genius and cinematic lifestyle vision will be felt, and be deeply appreciated, for many decades to come !
Not only was he the first designer ever to conceive a complete lifestyle - universe, using a small collection of hand-made ties as a foundation to create a seamless macro cosmos encompassing a men’s collection, a women’s collection, a children’s collection, a home collection, flagship stores, story-telling ad campaigns and much more, but he also managed to keep his unique vision fresh and relevant for more than 50 years, an incredible achievement in the fast-paced world of global fashion.
At the same time, despite enormous external pressure, he always managed to keep his integrity, and not let his vision be impaired by accountants, management consultants, Wall Street analysts, focus groups and other so-called experts, even when faced with the obligations of controlling a publicly traded company or the seismic changes of the fashion - and retail industry !
On the contrary, at an age when most people have enjoyed retirement for a long time, he threw his hat in the ring again, rolled up his sleeves and brought back his company from the brink of disaster (caused by an outsider who didn’t get what the Ralph Lauren DNA was about), and once more secured the future of his eponymous empire with the help of an able and enthusiastic management team !
Finally, Ralph Lauren stands also for more than perfect taste - he stands for an optimistic, can-do worldview that combines confidence with humbleness, glamour with heart-felt charity, and timeless style with family values and inclusiveness !
To this immeasurable achievement, I raise my hat and lift my glass, and hope that the eternal perfectionist Ralph Lauren will enjoy his special day in the knowledge that no one else but him could have done it ! Happy Birthday ! #ralphlauren#design#timeless#style#hommage#gentleman#rl50#fashion#genius#motivation#vision#salute#lifestyle#elegance#class
I love that every piece of jewellery I make has so much meaning especially for this special Great Grandmother on her 90th birthday ♡ Pictured is my classic stainless steel family tree pendant on matching hypoallergenic 20" cable o' chain hand stamped with all 13 great grandchildrens' initials from eldest to youngest...so much love... And "90" hand stamped in my mini font to mark this special milestone. Please feel free to DM me with any enquiries. | Happy Monday| xx
Thank you @tmt.t for taking this amazing photo! 🔴⚪️🔵
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