Ralph Lauren is once again in the spotlight as the designer covers the Innovators issue of WSJ. magazine. Cass Bird photographs the designer for the occasion. Talking to the magazine about his 50th-anniversary show, Lauren shares,
This one said everything I wanted to say about my life and my career, how I feel about America, how I feel about where we are as a country, how I feel about diversity.
I expressed my history, my work, what I stood for, what I believe in. Reflecting on his fashion empire, Lauren says,
I created all this. I didn’t go to fashion school. I created a restaurant. I created a home business. I created a lifestyle. I built clothes for a living, not just fashion. The designer explains,
I was the consumer. I was desiring the same things as other people. Read more at WSJ.com.