Ralph Lauren - The Man Who Literally Went From Rags to Riches

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By Jatinder Singh, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

I went to my boss, and I said, 'Look, I'd like to design these ties because I think they could be new.' He said, 'The world isn't ready for Ralph Lauren.' I never forgot that because... I thought that was a compliment.”

- Ralph Lauren

I’m sure you would have heard of Ralph Lauren - the fashion designer behind the label of the same name. Recently he stepped down as CEO to focus more on the creative side of his business, aged 75. This is his story...

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