On the second day of New York Fashion week, celebrities and fashion elite including David Lauren, Anne Hathaway, Blake Lively, Steven Spielberg, Kanye West and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to name a few, came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ralph Lauren.
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An evening in Central Park. . Following Ralph Lauren’s #RL50 runway finale on the steps of Bethesda Terrace, guests gathered for an intimate seated dinner around Bethesda Fountain to toast, to dine, to share memories from five decades of #RalphLauren—an entire constellation of stars celebrating together in the heart of New York City. . See more from the celebration at RalphLauren.com. #NYFW
The American fashion house marked its half century by hosting a fashion show and gala dinner seamlessly integrated against the backdrop of the Bethesda Terrace fountain in Manhattan’s Central Park, a homage to Mr Lauren’s hometown of New York City.
In keeping with the philanthropy of the brand, the event benefited the Central Park Conservancy – a private, nonprofit organisation that relies on donations to prevent the decline of the world-renowned park.
Mr Lauren initially launched his eponymous label in 1967 aged 28. The lifestyle brand began as a collection of men’s ties, before developing into the first ‘Polo’ menswear collection in 1968. Womenswear was introduced in the 1970s. Today, the designer still acts as chief creative officer at the brand.