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The Male Model Who Lost His Hair

Photographs by September 27, 2017Justin Hopwood's perfect looks helped him land a perfect career, traveling the world to model for Ralph Lauren. Then he was diagnosed with alopecia. What do you do when you lose your money-maker? Especially when that money-maker is a perfect head of hair? He's trying to figure that out.The story of Justin Hopwood is necessarily the story of Justin Hopwood’s hair. It opens with a bowl cut in Hopwood’s early years. Then his hair is irrelevant for a few...

Behind The Brand: Ralph Lauren Home

Think of classic American style and there’s one name which stands out – Ralph Lauren. The iconic brand is the epitome of fine living. With its genteel touches and timeless designs, it draws on the style of high society in a British-elegance-meets-New-England-lifestyle hybrid. The brand has become so synonymous with a certain standard of living that one often hears the phrase, “It’s very Ralph Lauren” – one which instantly conveys thoughts of subtle luxury, quality and class. The joy and skill...

Ralph Lauren THREE PURVEYORS OF EXECUTIVE STYLE

The chairman of the board wore a work shirt, old jeans with holes in them and scuffed-up cowboy boots as he talked about what today's American business executive should be wearing. ''Poetic license,'' explained Ralph Lauren, who heads the international Polo/ Ralph Lauren fashion empire. How the chairman of the board gets holes in his jeans sitting in an office on West 55th Street is anybody's guess, but when Ralph Lauren is wearing old clothes...