Originally, this was just going to be a Tommy Hilfiger post, but because I love Ralph Lauren so much, I added him too.
They were both born in New York and had interests in becoming designers. I’m a preppy girl and they are preppy styles, So it all works out.
Tommy Hilfiger opened up his first store in high school and dreamed of becoming a fashion designer. He was named Menswear Designer of the Year in 1995 and got GQ magazine’s International Designer of the Year Award in Germany, 2002.
The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation was launched in December of 1995 to help youth in education and health.
Ralph Lauren first designed a necktie which is what started out his career. He received the COTY Award for menswear in 1970 and was in 1974 he designed clothes for The Great Gatsby (1974). He was declared Chevalier de la Legion d’honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Let’s not forget the pets: