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FC: 'I don't design clothes, I design dreams'
1: Key Facts About Ralph Lauren Born October 14, 1939 His given name was Ralph Lifshitz, he changed it to Lauren in the mid-1950s Grew up in Bronx, New York While attending high school, he worked part time for New York department stores. Only after a few months in college he decided to quit and join the army, and then looked for a job in fashion. In 1967, he was hired by Beau Brummell Ties as a designer. He eventually started his own company and 1 year later launched a line of mens clothing ''POLO'' After his menswear was a success in 1971 he introduced a womens clothing line. In 1971 he opened his first retail store in Beverly Hills, California, building to a total of 116 Polo stores.
3: 3 more key facts about Ralph Lauren He has designed clothes for the movies ''Annie Hall'' and ''Cha-Cha-Cha'' His estimated net worth is $5.8 billion, making him the 173rd richest person in the world. Ralph Lauren was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor in 1987.
5: The main thing Ralph Lauren liked to do was to design clothes and help peoples dreams come true.