Ralph Lauren

World's Leading Brands Score Poorly on Use of Sustainable Cotton

Photo by Wikimedia Commons Organic cotton. Better cotton. Fair-trade cotton. Recycled cotton. Cotton made in Africa. You’d think with all the labels and initiatives brands like to…

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Ralph Lauren Unveils U.S.-Made Olympic Opening Ceremony Uniforms

Ralph Lauren just previewed what U.S. athletes will be wearing during the Olympic Games in Rio later this year, and the uniforms are, as kids today would say, NAGL. (That’s…

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Ralph Lauren's Biometric-Sensing "PoloTech" Shirt Now on Sale

Ralph Lauren tested out its new smart workout shirt at the 2014 U.S. Open on ball boys and now they are releasing the PoloTech shirt to the public. Combining smart electronic textiles,…

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Activists Target Ralph Lauren for Allegedly Promoting Deforestation

Protestors hijacked one of fashion’s biggest events on Monday to call out Ralph Lauren for allegedly contributing to deforestation, human-rights abuses, and climate pollution.…

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Ralph Lauren's $5,000 "Ricky" Bag Comes With Built-in Phone Charger

Ralph Lauren’s latest foray into wearable technology is an update on their coveted Ricky Bag to include phone-charging capabilities and integrated LED lights. That way you can…

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At U.S. Open, Ralph Lauren's "Polo Tech" Shirt Monitors Wearer's Vitals

TENNIS, ANYONE? The form-fitting shirt features Ralph Lauren’s distinctive polo player—in bright yellow, no less—on its chest. Less visible are the silver-coated conductive…

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Ralph Lauren Unveils U.S.-Made Opening Ceremony Outfits for Sochi

THE AMERICANS The patchwork-quilt quality of the uniform extends to its creators. The fashion house commissioned more than 40 partners across the country to create the look. The 650…

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Top 11 Eco-Fashion Milestones of 2013 (Vote for Most Game-Changing)

Feeling nostalgic? Skip back a year for seven of the most ground-breaking eco-fashion stories of 2012… …

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FIRST LOOK: Ralph Lauren's American-Made Team U.S.A. Winter Olympic Uniforms

DOMESTIC PRIDE Because 97 percent of apparel sold in the United States is currently produced overseas, Ralph Lauren sourced more than 40 domestic vendors, from yarn spinners in…

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Ralph Lauren Donates $500,000 to Bolster New York's Garment Industry

New Yorker Ralph Lauren is giving back to his city, to the tune of $500,000. In support of the Big Apple’s garment industry, the designer has made the donation to the Fashion…

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Billy Wolf's Eco-Friendly Dog Jackets, Bandanas Are Handmade in NYC

DOGGONE IT Billy Wolf stemmed from Drago’s fruitless search for a stylish coat for Cujo, her Chihuahua. Taking to her sewing machine, Drago transformed an old tartan jacket into a…

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Top 7 WTF Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Most Deplorable!)

Still think the world isn’t going to hell in a hand-basket? We’ve got more WTF fashion moments than you can shake a stick at in our archives… …

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Chinese Maker of U.S. Olympic Uniforms Disparages American Manufacturing

Photos by Reuters Li Guilian, owner of the Chinese clothing company that manufactured the U.S. Olympic uniforms for Ralph Lauren, is at once bemused and dismayed by the outrage many…

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Team U.S.A's Olympic Uniform Controversy: A Complete Timeline

As Ralph Lauren’s controversial Team U.S.A uniforms make their first public appearance at the Olympic opening ceremony in London, a timeline of the brouhaha. July 10: Ralph…

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American Apparel CEO Admits He's Not Making Russia's Olympic Uniforms

Looks like American Apparel’s CEO, Dov Charney, misread his memo. A week after the story broke that American Apparel would be manufacturing Russia’s official 2014 winter…

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American Apparel in Talks to Design 2014 Olympic Uniforms for...Russia?

U.S. athletes won’t be the only ones brandishing the “Made in the U.S.A” label at the 2014 Winter Olympics. An unlikely champion has emerged in the form of another…

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Outsourced Olympic Uniforms Could Have Brought $1B to U.S. Economy

video platform video management video solutions video player As the furor over the overseas-made Olympic uniforms continues to grow in and around Capitol Hill, ABC News reports…

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U.S. Olympics Uniforms Made in China? Sen. Harry Reid Says "Burn Them"

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is hopping mad over the revelation that Team U.S.A.’s Olympics uniforms were manufactured in China. Although countless media outlets…

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