Also a working title for an autobiography of founder Robert Stock.
This is a highlight from his biography on his site:
In the beginning of Stock’s extensive career in fashion design, he met and became friends with Ralph Lauren — a fellow fashion designer in the start of his career and fellow New York City native. A creative partnership was inevitable, and together they launched Ralph Lauren’s highly successful Chaps collection.
Bold indicates my favorite parts.
Next thing I will discover is that he's the creative genius behind Stafford and Kenneth Cole Reaction. Furthermore, he drew up the budget for the USPS.
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